Minimum Wage ArtistsTo my fellow artists, creatives, illustrators, and concept designers,Minimum Wage Artists3 months ago in Personal More Like This
Do not work for less than minimum wage.
Companies like Fantasy Flight Games ask artists to do a fully painted illustration and sign away nearly all rights to that piece for just $100. That is rude, disgraceful, and downright wrong. We need to bring this to light so it can stop.
For a company pulling in tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually, surely they are capable of paying their freelance artists a reasonable rate.
$100, assuming the average artist will take around 15 hours to complete the work (factoring in communication, research, revisions, actual painting, and invoicing), will earn the artist somewhere around $7/hour, less than the current US federal minimum wage.
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Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-4-2015Today's Headlines From The News Desk 6-4-20158 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Today’s Headlines From The News DeskJune 4, 2015
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Sometimes, you may feel like it's impossible to get your artwork noticed but there are a number of ways to get your art out there and this helpful article by RogueMudblood, will provide you with some tips.
The Next Billy Elliott
OC Contest!! - 1 WEEK LEFT! ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT TO PARTICIPATEOC Contest!! - 1 WEEK LEFT!4 months ago in Personal More Like This
We've already received many wonderful entries to the contest, and judging is going to be fun and challenging, but since there's still one week before the contest ends, I'd like to remind you that you only have until the end of the year to submit your entry (December 31th 2015 00:00 AM GMT+1).
I hope many more people will want to participate!
I just reached 6000 watchers! Thank you very much for bearing with me, for following my meagers attempt at making art and for all the kind support, faves, comments and watches!
It's quite the achievement for this page, so I would like to celebrate it by hosting a contest.
The contest is for digital and traditional art only, and there will be several prizes.
I'd like to ask you to kindly read the whole journal for all the info about the contest, and if it's not too much to ask, could you please add this journal to your favorites (even if you're not sure wether
4 Days till our Trad. Art Contest Ends!1st Prize $1004 Days till our Trad. Art Contest Ends!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
2nd Prize $70
3rd Prize $30
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Draw a fan art of: Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Tekken, SoulCalibur, Dead or Alive, King of Fighters, Samurai Shodown, Killer Instinct or Golden Axe
The fan art needs to be done with Traditional Tools however. Minimal retouching via Photoshop etc. is okay but the main composition should be done with traditional tools like markers, ink, oil paint etc.
Not allowed is fetish art and nudity, minimal redesigns are allowed, but stick to the original character designs and costumes if possible.
The deadline for this art contest is the 21. June 2015, 12PM
You can submit up to 2 entries for this art contest till that date, there will be a Gallery Folder with the name "FGE Traditional Art Contest" but you can submit your entry to the standard (featured) folder in the group, just mention it in the description that you made it for the FGE Art Contest, if possible add a link to the group as well.