I see so many comments and even journals around deviantART with this idea. And in a lot of cases, it's absolutely ridiculous.
Since I opened commissions, I've been absolutely beyond lucky. Though my art is more expensive than a majority of what I see on dA, I've never had anyone tell me my prices are too much, so this isn't a personal thing for me (and for that I am extremely grateful). Instead I'm writing this on behalf of all the other artists who do get told this, and who are affected by this, because this needs to be heard.
When you commission an artist, it's just like hiring any other service, like a carpenter, or a car mech
An update for you guys:
I'm still alive and kicking, I'm coming back! I just need some time. I'll explain asap. I won't have internet for a bit but hopefully I'll get it soon.
I'm hella sorry I've been gone for so long with no warning, and no answer ...
My one year anniversary is TODAY! I joined dA a year ago, and am so grateful! I've met so many awesome people on here. Some of you will know one day, I hope, what a difference you made for my life... especially in the earlier days <3
So my hair with it's unnatural colors grew out. My hair is nearly black naturally so imagine the hot mess that it was! The things is I was to chicken shit to leave the bleach in long enough to do some pastels the first time. It was my first time trying it after all.
You guys know (if you read my stuff lol) that I'm poor af and living in a basement rn, so getting some professional hair love was not in the picture! I'd been lopping my own hair off for years anyway. But yeah, faded purple and drk brown roots staring at me and I wanted to vom! I made some extra money unexpectedly- in short I'm a neat/organization freak (new thing and funny for