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Mon Jul 20, 2009, 2:03 AM

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( edit: May 24th 2018 )



Commission Works


Update: closed.

*Pricing is available whenever personal commission works are open.

SAMPLE 0 ( portrait )
SAMPLE 1 ( portrait )
SAMPLE 2 ( portrait )
SAMPLE 3 ( portrait )

SAMPLE 4 ( full body )
SAMPLE 5 ( full body )
SAMPLE 6 ( full body )

SAMPLE 7 ( x2 full body )

RULES:

*Personal commission works of pets only
*Upfront full payment via PayPal only ( no refunds )

HOW IT WORKS:

Feel free to send ( via dA Note "Commission Work Request" ) me a photo(s) references of your pet, choose an overall atmosphere ( warm, cold, etc or leave it up to me ) and add info of specific details you think are important for me to know. The more decisions you leave up to me the better the outcome - this is how I personally feel about it :}

Afterwards I will accept ( or not ) your request and if accepted I will ask for a full payment. I will start work on your commission work and after few days ( could take up to a week ) I will send you the final image ( in size around 3000 x 2000 pixels @ 300dpi ) to your e-mail. Make sure to let me know your e-mail.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

The style of my work is something between realism and pixar-ish illustration I'd say c:

THINGS TO KNOW:

All personal commission works are ment for your own personal use only ( feel free to print it for yourself ). If you want to share it on social sites like Facebook then please ad credits "apofiss.deviantart.com" and respective info to avoid any possible art-theft reports.

Personally, I may post personal commission works on social sites ( by mentioning it is a personal commission work ) or not if by any reason you don't want me to.




Frequently Asked Questions

 

Hello! If you managed to find this deep dark corner of most frequently asked questions then most probably you have a question or few to ask. No worries you are on the right track to get closer to all the answers you may have! This has been long time coming as more comprehencive FAQ section was needed as lots of similar questions keep coming almost on daily basis. I hope you will find it helpful enough!

 

Categories:

 

1. Art
2. Permissions
3. Various requests
4. General questions

5. Me elsewhere


 

 

1. Art

Q: What are your tools of trade?
A: Wacom Intuos 5, medium sized.

Q: What software do you use to draw?
A: Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Paint Tool SAI 1.2.0.

Q: What type of brushes do you use?
A: Mostly default brushes only!

Q: Do you have any recorded videos on how you draw?
A: I have! LINK

Q: How long did it take to learn painting/drawing?
A: No specific time frame; on and off few years I think.

Q: Are you a professional artist? ( do you make living out of it? )
A: I do, partly. I’m also into app design and development and other side activities that comes with it.

Q: Do you start with a sketch or...?
A: Usually I start with a rough sketch and add more details afterwards. Then it’s all about painting it, rendering details and adding final touches!

Q: Do you have any tutorials?
A: Yes! LINK

 

 

2. Permissions

 
* Licensing. I'm not open for artwork licensing.

* Facebook Cover image. I allow to use my artwork as a Facebook cover image only if proper and written credits are given; use the following credits in the image description - www.facebook.com/apofissx ...any change ( altering ) of the image is NOT allowed, except for cropping down to fit the frame.

* Avatars and icons. I allow to use my works for avatars with recommended size 128 x 128 pixels ( in forums, personal social network pages and alike ). Giving credits ( apofiss.deviantart.com ) is appriciated.

* YouTube ( Twitch or similar ). I allow to use my works ( wallpapers ) as a static background image for music videos on YouTube ( I do not allow to alter my works in any way ). MUST give written and linked credits for the used image - apofiss.deviantart.com. SAMPLE - LINK

* Feature and Share. It’s okay to feature my images ( with a link back to apofiss.deviantart.com ) on your blog or website posts. As for Tumblr or Facebook I appriciate a direct re-blog or share from original posts. My Tumblr and Facebook.

* Wallpaper websites. For all the wallpaper websites - I allow to host my old wallpapers ( these which are freely available outside my Patreon ) yet I DON'T allow to alter my works ( wallpapers ). DO NOT remove original credits/watersign from my works. Also must give written and linked credits - link back to the original artwork.

* Layouts. In case you want to use my artwork in your blog's layout ( top banner or background ONLY allowed ) contact me beforehand for further approval or disapproval. You must also include a link ( image by apofiss.deviantart.com ) on or right next to the used artwork and in a well visible manner. Otherwise I do not allow to use my artwork as a part of forums, social networks ( except Facebook Cover images. terms & conditions apply ) or internet browser themes/skins.

* Mobile apps. I strictly forbid to use my works for any mobile/etc device applications.

* You can always use my artworks as your desktop wallpaper or even print out a little print for your own personal use.

* Any other ( commercial or non-commercial ) use of my artworks is NOT allowed ( note me on dA to clarify ).

 

 

3. Various requests

Q: Where can I find commission work info?
A: Info is available whenever I open them.

Q: Do you accept art requests?
A: Nope.

Q: I want to use your works for a commercial use ( or I have any other business proposal ).
A: Please send me a note here on dA or conact me on Facebook.

Q: Where can I buy your prints?
A: Currently I sell my work as prints ( and other goodies ) on DeviantArt Print Shop, society6 and RedBubble

 

 

4. General questions

Q: When did you develop your unique rendering style? Did you always paint like that, did it come slowly, or did you change your style from something else?
A: I think I had taken a grasp of it back in early 2008. I think it came rather slowly than not; it took a year or so before I slowly find what and how I really like to paint, something I really enjoy and could possibly explore more with giving more of my own. Other than that I didn’t really had a specific style at all.

Q: Have you gone to art school, or did you develope all on your own? Do you have any tips for a beginning artist?
A: I haven’t gone to any art school, I’m fully self-tought. As for tips, I think a young artist with burning urge to create should enjoy the process itself to begin with, just draw whatever you like, whatever excites you. And with that you can slowly come to understand which parts of it all you would like to take on the next level… if that’s the right wording for it.

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5. Me elsewhere

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MyAnimeList

Patreon
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Gumroad

 


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Sodaalite Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
so to clarify,
do you allow people to use your art for wikis? (example, roleplay wikis uwu)

thank you for your time!
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2019   Digital Artist
I allow to use my work as long as it doesn't take a part in an actual roleplay itself. It's okay as long as the artwork serves as a background image for your youtube, twitch or alike website ( with written / linked credits ). I hope it was helpful!

p.s. thank you for asking me beforehand!
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Sodaalite Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2019  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
alright, thank you very much! have a lovely day/night.
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:iconfirestar05:
Firestar05 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2018  Student Digital Artist
tell me when is opened, and maybe save me a spot?
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:iconchispa-lobo:
Chispa-Lobo Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
When will your commissions open again? o3o
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018   Digital Artist
sometime in November I think :}
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:iconlefabtasticdomino:
LeFABtasticDomino Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! Me again! Mind if Im put in your wait list? :)
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2018   Digital Artist
yup, you managed to squeeze in! :)
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:iconlefabtasticdomino:
LeFABtasticDomino Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
AHA! Yes!!! thank you! 
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner May 24, 2018   Digital Artist
update! it seems I won't be able to accept your commission work this time around as I have to cancel 2 last spots on the waiting list, but thank you so much for being interested in the forst place!
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LeFABtasticDomino Featured By Owner May 24, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
aaaaa its ok it happens! Thanks for the update! 
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Kamixazia Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
would you be intrested to draw a dog?
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018   Digital Artist
I do and I can put you on a waiting list, but cat commission works will be prefered~
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Kamixazia Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks :). though not intressted in a cat commisons. 
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2018   Digital Artist
update! just to let you know I won't be able to pick up your non-cat commission work as I got a bit too many cat commission works -_-
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Kamixazia Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
It 's alright don' t worry.
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:iconcelestialorca:
CelestialOrca Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Student General Artist
Do you do snakes?
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018   Digital Artist
I have never drawn a snake, but it sounds fairly interesting learnign process to do one! I can put you on the list, but thought cat commission works will be prefered~
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PrimalPolarity Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2018
make a cute snek  :)
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:iconcelestialorca:
CelestialOrca Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018  Student General Artist
Oh, I don't have the funds to be on the list for now, I was just curious for potentially in the future. ^^;
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BunnyHop-Gaming Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018
Do you do dogs?
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Edited Apr 8, 2018   Digital Artist
bump! let me know if you have changed your mind by know!
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018   Digital Artist
I do!
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BunnyHop-Gaming Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018
Awesome. Can you put me on your notification list if you have one?
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2018   Digital Artist
yup!
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:iconwoifieart:
WoIfieART Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Apofiss

Didn't you have a YT? you used to do some speed paints?? ;n;
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2018   Digital Artist
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WoIfieART Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks<3
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LilaBun Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you draw other (fluffy) animals such as Guinea pigs or rabbits? :3
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HorizonsYT Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2017
how much are the prices if i may ask?
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owlity Featured By Owner May 17, 2017
Is your waiting list still open? I'd love to be put on it. :3
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Apofiss Featured By Owner May 21, 2017   Digital Artist
I can put you on the summer waiting list if you want to :} thought it can take several weeks before I get to your slot~
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owlity Featured By Owner May 21, 2017
That would be fine! Thank you. :D
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Lionstar64 Featured By Owner May 5, 2017
Hello, I am a HUGEEEEEE fan of you!

if it is possible, I would like to reserve One full body slot for one cat of 180 USD and one head slot for two cats of 120 usd if possible on the summer waiting list. One for Sunstar and his son Thistlepaw (my two OCs) and one just for Sunstar. 

If if this is not possible it is OK! However, if it is, I would greatly appreciate it.
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Edited May 6, 2017   Digital Artist
hello!

sure, I will add you to the list then. I will contact you again ( here on dA ) when the time comes :]

p.s. you can also send me your contact e-mail to apofissmail[at]yahoo.com
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Lionstar64 Featured By Owner May 9, 2017
Hi again
i sent my contact Email too you
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:iconapofiss:
Apofiss Featured By Owner May 11, 2017   Digital Artist
got it! :]
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Lionstar64 Featured By Owner May 6, 2017
Thank you so much!!!!!
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Sirithcam Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I would love to comission you, since your art is amazing and can be amazingly cute °^°/
I just love it xD
But...I don't have the money...urgh '_'
*starts saving money just to get a picture of her cat* walking cat 
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Nitsuwaii Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017
Thank You! :happybounce: 
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TearyQween Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
You have very beautiful art <3
i also enjoy all of you'r wallpapers!
when i was a little young,i downloaded all of you'r wallpapers!
Until my mom said to stop cause all the animated thing's has slow down my ipad
But i will still find a way how to make it not animated
But again,I love you'r art!
Never change the style 
the way you draw
and never give up!
have a nice day <3
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017   Digital Artist
thanks :]
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ZehPurz Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello
I just adore your at and painting style and so much so  recently just bought  print  of one of your adorable little kitty  pictures and got me wondering if you are open for commission's for  $100 pet portraits?
I have a cat that i love with all my heart and is my best friend. He always makes me smile when he meows to great me in the morning so i was thinking it would be wonderful to get a picture of him so when he passes or if i ever need a time to smile i can look up and his cute face c:

He is a black and white cat, i have a drawn reference of him and  few actual pictures can proved you if you are open and willing to draw my baby.
I was thinking of  cloudy sunset or a fall leafy theme.
If you are interested please let me know, it would be paid right away if i can get a slot.
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017   Digital Artist
hello! thank you so much :]

I was planning to open commission works again sometime in February; I will make sure to let everyone know in my dA journal if and when that happens!
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Beathehellcatnew Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your art so much!
Its so cute and inspiring!
I love cats and i have two (a tuxedo and a siamese/torti i have their pics on my page)
if i had money on paypal i would pay you right away!

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RainbowGirl955 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2016   General Artist
I really love your art work! Do you have any tutorials on how to draw a cat? Also, do you mind if I use your artwork for covers on this website called wattpad?
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Apofiss Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2016   Digital Artist
thank you!

no cat tutorials as of yet :/ as for the website I would need to see the website, etc.
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NaritaCoree Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
wattpad is just a book/written works version of deviantart kind of like fanfiction.net
a lot of the warriors fan fictions on there generally just have covers of pictures ripped from google lol
wattpad.com
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