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Alejandro Dini
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
Hong Kong
Hello everyone,

you're welcome to join my facebook page: www.facebook.com/aledin.art
and visit my website below.

If you want to feature any of my illustrations in your blog here or elsewhere just send me a message with a link to the page. I will easily accept, but I'd appreciate the notice as well.
Thanks!
Interests
...but I thought I'd let you know.
I discovered that an italian publisher specialized in UFO and otherworldly themes has been selling monthly magazines using uncredited and unpaid work of many illustrators.
They used (and horribly photoshopped) my alien-grey illustration, but they also did it with other "Deviants" like Wen-Jr and Cameron Gray, who I already notified.

Here's the lame cover they did with mine: www.xpublishing.it/public/rivi…
The original: aledin.deviantart.com/art/Expe…

Here's Cameron Gray's:
Cover: www.xpublishing.it/public/rivi…
Original: parablev.deviantart.com/art/Aw…

Android Jones':
Cover: www.xpublishing.it/public/rivi…
Original: androidjones-obtain.com/produc…

Wen-Jr's
Cover: fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net…
Original: wen-jr.deviantart.com/art/Star…


This is the publisher: www.xpublishing.it/index.php

They do make money out of this, as you can guess from the numerous issues of Xtimes, FeniX, plus books and events. They've been active for 3 years. It's a properly setup and registered company. What they do is inexcusable.
These type of people capitalize on our craft and we well know how hard it is for artists to make a living out of what we do.
That said, I'm not hugely attached to my grey pic and had they contacted me I would even have agreed on a very simple and low-cost deal. What upsets me is the lack of respect they show for artists' work, and for a fellow human being too.

If you happen to browse through their products and recognize someone's work please let the artist know.
I'll think about how I'll deal with this. In the meantime, keep an eye open, dear colleagues.
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TheMateriaMaster Sep 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Your work has been featured: themateriamaster.deviantart.co… :la:
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:iconfemaleexcellence: Join us ! :D .... monthly art promotion awaits those with great art ! :#1:
If you do so, please submit to the correct category and do not forget about the rules. :aww:
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regina35nocis Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you've been featured:tighthug:[link]
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:iconlcrisler:
Holy crap. Awesome stuff.
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:iconsaccstry:
Your art is...AMAZING :wow:!
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