Hi Tom, so far I didn't find any of my illustrations used for a serious commercial project with out my consent. If someone steal my work I always can hire some of my lawyer friends but just if the case worth a fight. As for the rest of the cases my work is used without my acknowledgement, I take it as "free publicity" after all, soon or later my work will be related to my name.
Beautiful work! Googling "phoenix" images shows a few examples of this piece incorporated into other artists commissions. How do you handle those situations when your great artwork gets used so blatantly? It happened to me 20 years ago and I am a bit paranoid about posting work online.
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