‘View 2 Putsborough’ Acrylic and oil paint on canvas. Painted Sept. 2002
The horseshoe of sand that is Woolacombe Bay, constantly changes. The summer and the sun bring the tourists, the winter brings drama to the seascape. The surfers and hang gliders, brave the seasons’ changes. The one end of the beach is the town of Woolacombe, to the other is Putsborough and Baggy Point…Read more
There are people out there who will steal, copy and adapt your art for their own gain – this is not plagiarism it is theft.
Plagiarism is defined in dictionaries as the “wrongful appropriation,” “close imitation,” or “purloining and publication” of another author’s ” language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions,” and the representation of them as one’s own original work, but the notion remains problematic with nebulous boundaries.
These thieves are vermin, they are annoying and like their namesakes rats – they belong in the gutter.
They always say that imitation is a form of flattery.
A rat’s ability to learn, has been investigated to see if they exhibit general intelligence like larger or more complex animals…the one in the above photograph wasn’t, it is now food for the flies.