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Dan Flynn
United States
Current Residence: Dartmouth, MA
Operating System: Windows XP
Favourite cartoon character: Spongebob Squarepants
Greetings, everyone.

On a somewhat sad note, sometime within the next 24 hours I will be removing all of my Disney artwork. There has always been a little controversy around most of it, because of the fact that the drawings were based off of screenshots from their respective movies. I thank those who approached me about these issues with respect. For me, it was about a one year period in my life in which these drawings were created. They were done so as a fun way to pass the time, and really helped my observational skills in tremendous ways.

The final straw was when one of my drawings were removed from the DA staff, earlier in the week. I was pretty upset when I saw that note today. In the note, I was accused of plagiarizing, and "illegal behavior," which was highly offensive to me. I began writing an angry letter. But, it is true, with the drawing in question, there was a fine line between original art, and something someone else created. So I didn't send the letter. Actually, I think I should be flattered that it was good enough to be considered official artwork.

But in any case, I don't want to feel this low again, I don't want to start any arguments, and I don't want to hate this place. It's done so much for me. In a sense, I am sort of "giving up," but it'll allow me to focus on more original fanart (I know, it sounds like an oxymoron).

I actually haven't done one of these types of drawings in years, and really hadn't planned on it ever again. So I hope people can understand, and I won't be offended if people take me off their deviantwatch list. I just want to move an without causing any more trouble.

Maybe I'll create an original Disney-themed fanart to make up for this. :)

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Imperius-Rex Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, nice gallery. I noticed your icon, Lupin III rocks! :D
JosslynH Featured By Owner May 22, 2008  Professional General Artist
random hug!
also, you art rocks.
LadyOmnipotent Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2008
Hi Dan! It's Caitlin. David convinced me to try making an account here. I'm happy to finally be able to see some of your work! Let's be pals!
snerk Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2007
Haha! Added back!
omni6us Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
You should do a series of your Disney characters enraged at the fact that they have been SO FALSELY accused of plagerism. Have the Beast and Mufasa lead this evil Disney army to vindication.
radicalein Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2007
Seriously. I just might. I can see where the issue is, and I'm probably taking it too personally, but it really is a blind accusation.
Mafarie Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2007  Professional Interface Designer

zelda and silent hill?
lets be friends.
Mafarie Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
good i found you.
HeyLookASign Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2006  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thought u may enjoy this cute lil Young Malon I made outta clay! [link]

PS I made Young Link and Saria too! <3
omni6us Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2006  Professional Interface Designer
Hey dan, I just watched your Zelda video on Google. Amazing job, man.
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