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Commissions now open! - And one other note...

Journal Entry: Wed Jan 5, 2011, 12:27 PM
I'm opening commissions again, as I have a good three months worth of free time before I go to Japan, and what would be a better way to get fat and lazy than sit in front of the computer painting! XD Jk. Anyways, feel free to pm me with any questions regarding commissions, and I'll get back to you asap. (Read after next message for commission details ^_^).

So...I got a DD. I am so ridiculously happy right now that I may just float away. ^_^ Thank you, everyone, who has been supporting me- I love you all soooo much. (I'd hug you all, but considering the distance....please accept this cyber-cookie as a sign of immense appreciation: :cookie: And yes, the dA emoticons list says thats a cookie...>_> I'm sorry it doesn't look more appetizing).
Also...the generosity of the people on dA truly astounds me sometimes.
To the incredible :iconaislinnnight1: who was sweet enough to give me a 3-month dA sub- you are absolutely wonderful. I can't thank you enough. T_T :heart::heart::heart:

Reposting updated info:

****Prices ranges depend on size of sheet, detail, number of characters, detail of background if any background, time expected to be needed in order to finish a piece, etc.****

NOTE: The following prices I usually stay within, but pricing CAN be negociated if needed. Please pm me if there is a problem regarding any of this.

:bulletgreen: A sketch usually ranges from 5-25$ if rougher and in graphite pencil/1 colored pencil, cleaner pencil/rough pen/clean pen lineart sketches range from $7-$25, depending on size of sketch/etc.
Example of cleaner sketch: theguardiandragon.deviantart.c…
Example of cleaner sketch: theguardiandragon.deviantart.c…

:bulletgreen: Rough COLORED pen, pencil, SIMPLE-colored digital, and mixed media sketches cost from $8-40, depending on the previously stated. More pricey commissions are the simple-colored digital and mixed media sketches...

:bulletgreen: A full graphite pencil commission can range from $10-150, depending on what was previously stated. If I feel that it is a commission that will take very little time, it can go under $20! =D Includes S/H if you want the original art.
Example of $10 piece:
Example of $120 piece (12"x14"- large): theguardiandragon.deviantart.c…

:bulletgreen: Full ink commissions range from $20-$150. Includes S/H if you want the original.

:bulletgreen: Ink and graphite pencil mixed media commissions range from $20-$150. Includes S/H if you want the original.

:bulletgreen: Full digitally-painted commissions range from $30-$300+, entirely dependant on how complex the artwork is, what style it is in (basic coloring, no shading or other costs MUCH less than realisms, anime/manga styles cost in between). Example: theguardiandragon.deviantart.c…

Things I take into consideration when accepting commissions, concerning myself and others:
:bulletred: Is it a bust, headshot, 2/3, or full-body picture? Headshots and busts cost considerably less, unless very finely detailed.
:bulletred: What type of background does the commissioner want, if any? Ie. City landscapes= tedious, single color= very easy, etc.:bulletred: How large is the commission size-wise? Is it smaller than a regular-sized sheet of paper? Is it less than 50mb?
:bulletred: How soon does the commissioner want his/her art? Art takes a long time for me- I'm a snail and if I rush, I make mistakes. Sketches usually take in between 2 hours to a couple days, depending on what the content of the drawing is. Full pencil commissions can take over a week to do, if detailed. Sometimes longer. This goes for ink/lineart commissions as well. Digital pieces can take a month or more at times. It depends entirely on how much time I have to work on it, how much detail is entailed, how many characters are included, what textures are required (fur, scales, leaves, water, etc).
:Is the commissioner serious about their commission? Payment must be paid as soon as possible after being commissioned, and if I do not receive payment for longer than two weeks after the commission date (unless contacted otherwise), I will consider the transation null.

Method of payment: paypal.

S/H: will be included in the amount I ask if you want the original artwork (this goes for traditional pieces). Just make sure to tell me whether you want the original or not!!!! Papers will be send in large envelopes (not in tubes), backed with a sturdy, flat material so that the package does not wrinkle, bend excessively, etc. S/H does not include insurance- if you would like insurance, please inform me when you commission so that I can factor that as well into the total price. =)

NOTE THAT I require payment before working, for obvious reasons. If there is a problem with payment, please contact me and we can settle the matter accordingly. If I for some reason cannot finish a commission, I will let you know asap and WILL REFUND 100%.

If you have any questions/concerns, feel free to leave a comment or send me a pm!


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Shinigami343 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
*sighs* I was getting hopeful until I saw payment method was only paypal... I can only pay through checks :( I've only seen one person who accepts checks, and 3 pieces of her art are currently hanging my wall. However, her commissions are too expensive.
lover-of-the-Drow Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
The prices look fair... I is broke though...
Shameless self promotion; I have a contest going, deadline 12th of next month... The first prize is a 12 month subby!
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
Ooh, I might just check it out! ^_^
lover-of-the-Drow Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
^^ Hope to see ya join! <3
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I never even noticed that tutorial :slow: Still hate drawing lips myself :dohtwo:
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
I'll trade my lip-drawing skills for your armor-drawing skills. =P I hate painting that more than anything XD
priteeboy Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Armour is a pain to draw too, it only gets fun when I reach the part that allows me to draw the reflectivity/shinyness of it - the rest can be quite tedious :yawn:
AislinnNight1 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
You're welcome.
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