AdderXYU wrote:The concept in both is that the onion is making other vegetables cry. You could argue that it's different because one is an unintentional bully and the other just smells bad, but that is the same concept
By definition its a different concept because the concept behind the image is different. The image itself isn't even the same. Yes, albeit very similar. However as everyone should know when you post something online it becomes intellectual property and even in the bylaws of these shirt sites says you can't hold claim to these images anymore.
He is therefore not breaking any rules and he didn't straight up copy the design/theme/concept and he didn't steal the other works he has on the reckoning.
I trust woot on this one they aren't poooonys.
AdderXYU wrote: This is why I rail about how there are essential facts about taste and quality and it's not all opinion. You cannot give a valid reason why this is better, and no one with respectable artistic opinions would agree with you.
Isn't the whole point of shirt.woot.com to be pick the shirt in your opinion is the best? Time and time again I see shirts that clearly didn't take as much time and effort nor did they take as much skill to design but win based on the fact that it was what the people wanted. So you can go on your spiel that "any respectable artist would disagree" but frankly its the regular people's vote who counts.