Artists, don't work for less than minimum wage!Is it time for another pricing-PSA? You bet your ass it is!More Like This
I'll try to keep this one short and sweet, though, so no worries about endless ramblings.
Don't work for less than minimum wage!
There are a couple of good reasons for this. Firstly: think of all the time you've spent cultivating your skill, be it writing, drawing, crocheting or basically anything artistic.
Think of all the blood, sweat and tears you've put into your skill, all the time and money you've spent perfecting it and how you had to push through art-blocks to get where you are now.
Are you visualizing that? Good.
Now why the hell would you go through all that, only to put your art on the market for prices so low that they give off a vibe that you are not proud of that skill?
Be proud of your skill, damnit! Own it!
And if someone wants you to use that skill to make something for them, quote them a price that is at the very least minimum wage per hour plus the ma
So you want to do commissions?A basic guide to setting up commissionsMore Like This
When it comes to commissioning, there is so much that needs to be decided, arranged and thought of that it can all appear a bit daunting at first.
However: when following a couple of basic guidelines, setting up commissions really is not as hard as you think!
If you find the article informative, please it.
First things first
So you have decided you want to start doing commissions. That's great!
The first thing to do is to determine what you want to offer.
Do you want to offer drawings, or designs?
Will you be coding journal-skins for people, or will you be pixeling?
Take a look through your gallery and try to determine what you do best and what you like to do the most.
Because that will most likely be what you'll be offering.
Stick to what you're good at.
Don't promise what you can't deliver when someone is paying you for it.
Now that you've mo
How to commission on DA (rus)Многие уже в курсе, что DA стал использовать особую систему Piont Commission через специальный виджет. И я часто встречаюсь с тем, что русскоговорящие художники не могут разобраться сMore Like This
MaybeMaybe me,More Like This
And maybe you,
found our wings
and flew and flew
And maybe me,
and Maybe you
said bye to time cause
we knew, we knew
that maybe me,
and maybe you
could eventually change
it’s true, it’s true
that maybe me,
and maybe you,
could be together
through and through
but maybe me,
and maybe you
did drift away
too soon, so soon
Days went by
they flew, they flew
Time brushed on too
I knew, you knew
That time is change
it’s true, so true
And so are words
and so are you.
I'm Officially Married :D Introducing Mr. and Mrs.Yep! I am finally hitched! It was a wonderful day and was totally worth all the time and work! I leave for my honeymoon this Friday so Jade Dragon will still be on a slight hiatus until I get back. It's just been hard balancing wedding planning with job searching and Jade Dragon. And now I will be gone for a little over a week on my honeymoon hahaMore Like This
It was so much fun! My mom, grandma and I worked our buts off to do all the decorations and planning but it was all worth it
Thank you all for your patience with Jade Dragon I will try posting as soon as I can!
Well anyway, see you all after August 4th :3
Here's some pics from the day
Summer in sMirkwoodHello Oakenlovers!More Like This
Just like last year, your humble owl has some other realms to visit, impressive adventures to witness, distant relatives to smirk at and so on, and so son.
Therefore we’ll be taking a short Oakenbreak and I shall see you all again in September!^v^
Hopefully PJ will throw us something to feast on by then!
Cheers and hoots!
Lady P. Owl
Chief Ambassador of the Woodland Birdfolk
First Tree Hollow of the Red-Ivy Oak