News — copyright infringement

Competition time!

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Left: Tortie - 5.5cm x 7.5cm excluding frame. Acrylic on board.Middle: Indie - 10cm x 15cm. Acrylic on canvas.Right: Silver seal point on heart-shaped ornament. Acrylic on wood with transparent resin coating. 1st Prize One winner will receive: Either a small painting or a handpainted heart-shaped ornament by me of a cat of your choice (like the images above. I will request a couple of photos to work from); Two limited edition, screen-printed cushion covers of You're Purrfect and Loving Feline; A copy of 365 Meow, featuring cat paintings from international artists, including me. It's described as a calendar, but it's really just a nice book of cat art and interesting...

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Walmart products violate my artwork

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Some products for sale by Walmart illegally feature my artwork.

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Copyright infringement on Amazon

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Some of the following images are featured illegally on products (mainly cross stitch kits) currently being sold on Amazon, and I am attempting to report them. Excuse the watermarks - they're just for proof of ownership on this blog post: Posie and Domino Charlie Flash Mog Multicoloured Purrenting by Kim Haskins, 2012 Knickerbocker by Kim Haskins, 2014 Seacat by Kim Haskins, 2011 Godzilla by Kim Haskins (pictured here as a signed print) 2012 Bess and Boots by Kim Haskins, 2014 Butch by Kim Haskins, 2011 Plum by Kim Haskins, 2012 Foss by Kim Haskins, 2011  Spartacus by Kim Haskins, 2012 Felines For You Ginger Family of Fur Maisie...

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Copyright infringement on eBay

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Images of some of my paintings are being used on products like embroidery kits that are being sold on websites such as eBay. I'm currently trying to report some of the illegal use of these images to eBay and Alibaba. Keep an eye out for the following images (sorry about the obtrusive watermarks - some of the image files had to be watermarked for reporting copyright infringement to Alibaba) and please report website links to me if you see them on products: Bert Purrfect Christmas / Perfect Christmas Two Blues   Mouse! Zala and Mau Mau   Can I Help You? 2012...

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Keep an eye out for dodgy products

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Friends and comrades, I need you to be web and shop vigilantes for me. Recently a number of dodgy-looking products featuring my artwork have appeared on Amazon, eBay and other websites. I wouldn't have spotted these had it not been for a couple of WONDERFUL eagle-eyed fans / customers. Amazon and eBay take this very seriously and take immediate action against anyone selling goods that infringe copyright laws. Any use of my artwork without my permission must be reported as it's illegal.

You will be rewarded if you spot any products in shops or online that I haven't seen already!

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