No, not really. It's only a forgery if you sign the name of the artist you are copying. I admit, I'm guilty of copying art. Here's the story:
I never thought of art forgery as an option but just recently I gave it a try. Surprisingly, it is fun!
Beyond the fun aspect, I'm looking at the work in a new light and seeing things I did not see. I can highly recommend art forgery as a learning activity.
Matisse Like acrylic on paper
Picasso Like acrylic on paper