OK, so even though this was eyeballed, you should have at least put up your reference, becasue there is no way your drawing looks so much like the other one by CONCIDENCE. Also, I'm sorry this got so much attention. It's probably because it got submitted into the wrong category.
This isn't traced. It's eyeballed. If it was traced, the lines would match up perfectly. There's a bit of slant and wiggly weirdness to the lines that comes when people redraw other artists' lines without realizing what they're drawing.
Either way this is posted in the wrong catagory for an attention-grab. It ought to be reported as a miscat.
Although it's lazy, DA doesn't have anything against eyeballing another artist's work. If he wants to copy other people's lines he's not hurting anyone. The only person he'll hurt is himself, because he'll holding himself back artistically and skillwise.
Also people, before you call "TRACED", back up your claim with the picture you're accusing the artist of tracing. I'm not saying this in defense of the artist, but it's kinda silly to just accuse someone of tracing and then not having the source image to support your claim.
Have you considered that not everyone has seen the picture this was copied off of? Real mature of you. Also, there are some differences between the original picture and the artist's. Not all the lines match up perfectly. There is a chance that this wasn't traced and was actually eyeballed.
Guys, it's on the front page because it was submitted into a category that no one really submits into. As comments and favorites pile up, it gets recognized and ends up on the front page. If it was put into the manga and anime>traditional art section of DA, it would most likely not even be noticed.
why does this have so much exposure, i don't understand .n. well, congrats, next time at least scan it and don't trace :C i have no faith left in this site now a days, i still love dA tho, and please next time pot it into the proper category and put a link to the reference in the description *sigh* oh well ;n;