So... I finally had to courage to ask you something. I don't really know if anyone asked before, but... What do you think of these HUGE ripoffs of Ink!Sans? Like... OCs, AUs etc... I know people are just getting inspiration buuut... I guess the take it too... Far?... ^^' (I'm sorry for asking this, I'm just so curious and I ask so many stupid questions ;w;)
I’ll be honest, I haven’t seen a lot of them because I’m not active where people usually do them I guess? It is mostly a problem when it’s an OC of mine that’s ripped off completely, but in the end people tend to grow out of it just like I did when it was my case. I’m willing to be tolerant because I know from experience how easy it is to worship or admire an artist’s work to the point of stealing it’s uniqueness, until you find a way more healthy way to address and comprehend the matter. Tolerant but not inactive that is! If I need to be a guide to people who “copy” my characters in the wrong way, then I’ll try to do my best. Everyone can change.
Honestly, as long as credit is given and that they don’t deny their inspiration came from somewhere, it’s okay to be inspired, we all do. :) Ink was inspired from many different designs and already existing concepts in the fandom, and it would be wrong to say nothing contributed to his first version ever.