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Hey guys! Oh man it has been a looooong time since I wrote a journal here. I just find it so much easier to use Facebook and Instagram (links below), as I don't spend a lot of time on the computer. DA isn't exactly easy to use on a phone... Also I moved in December, to a whole different state! I'm back in Utah where my whole family lives and I'm so much happier. Had some really rough times in California being so far away from everyone I cared about. So it's nice to be home, and in a freaking house! Our house here is cheaper than the dinky little two bed apartment in California. It's so nice to have all this space. Ember loves having all this room to run around in, and I finally have an actual studio again!  La la la la 

It took me a while to get back to dragoning because I got all absorbed in organizing and designing the house. Once that bug finally started wearing off I decided a good way to get back to it would be to make dragons based off the rooms in my home. It was a fun little project! I also made some taco dragons because Ember wanted more tiny food for her calico critter dolls. I just made some extra for the dragons while I was at it!
Home Tour in Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties  Taco Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties

These will all be split between etsy and ebay tomorrow March 13th at 4pm Mountain time. Don't forget about daylight savings tonight though! To keep updated on the sale please follow my facebook page. I'm much more active there: www.facebook.com/dragonsandbea…

It's good to be back to work! :D



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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Ebay: www.ebay.com/usr/dragonsandbea…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: House of Cards
  • Playing: Overwatch Beta
  • Drinking: coffee
Hey everyone. Jeez I can't believe its been three months since I last wrote anything here. As many of you know I tend to use mainly facebook now because its super convenient and easy, but even there I haven't had much going on lately. I was having a really hard time for a while being motivated to do much of anything. Went through a phase where I just felt really down and burnt out. But I've worked through it and finally the desire to make my little dragons is coming back, and my worries and troubles in life don't feel so heavy. It's good to be creating again. :love:

On that note I did just have a sale, (which unfortunately I totally forgot to journal about in time, sorry) but I do have a few little guys up on ebay right now. The next etsy sale will probably be in in 2-3 weeks. 

Blue Oriental: www.ebay.com/itm/121690722828
Teal Oriental: www.ebay.com/itm/121690726061
Fox Dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121690718114

Blue Oriental Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties  Feisty Little Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties  Fox Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties

Some of you have asked if I'm going to Anime Expo this year. Sorry, I will not be vending there. But I will be attending for fun! I haven't gone in 4 years so I'm excited! :excited:


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Reading: Divergent
  • Watching: MLP
  • Playing: Steamworld Dig
  • Drinking: hazelnut coffee
Hey guys! The angel dragon sale went really well yesterday, and now the last two are up on ebay for those interested. Sorry I couldn't get more made for the sale. It's been a busy couple of months Sweating a little... 

Black and turquoise: www.ebay.com/itm/121607673378
Red Fire: www.ebay.com/itm/121607676568

Black and Turquoise Angel Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties  Red Fire Angel Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties

Unfortunately my oven is being crazy and messing up sculptures so I won't be sculpting much until it is fixed. The thing is brand new too! It either nukes everything or loses heat completely, which is exceptionally frustrating. Hopefully they can repair it quickly.

I made a very pretty little rainbow angel dragon and the oven murdered him. He partly burned, partly undercooked, and his poor eyes bugged out and cracked! He's a wreck and I am so annoyed. He was such a pretty little guy and I can't fix him... curse you stupid oven! CURSE YOU! 


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Listening to: Dark Lord Funk
  • Watching: iZombie
  • Playing: Majora's Mask
If you haven't seen these dragons yet, yes they are inspired by "the dress". After a long and pointless debate over that stupid thing with my husband (we each saw the opposite colors), we decided it didn't really matter and was in fact both colors. It really just depended on perception. And so he jokingly suggested I make a dragon couple in those colors. The colors actually go really nicely, and I ended up putting way more time into these than I ever really planned to. At least SOMEthing good came out of all that dress nonsense, right?

Anyway, the set is now up on ebay for anyone interested. They would make a fantastic cake topper, for all of you out there STILL trying to request one from me. Commissions are closed indefinitely guys, sorry ^^;

So if you have been dying for a dragon couple from me, now is your chance: www.ebay.com/itm/Opposites-Att…
Opposites Attract by DragonsAndBeasties

Man...I feel like I post so little anymore. Takes me forever to finish things... I've been trying to relax more and not push myself to work so much. I got reeeally burnt out during the holidays, and in general tend to be a bit of a workaholic. But I realized I was watching Ember all day, keeping house and running errands, and then jumping right into sculpting once she'd go to bed and stay up waaay too late on projects. I was basically working solid everyday, with pretty much no down time. So I've gotten back into gaming, and even reading. I've been playing Majora's Mask recently, never actually beat it way back when on the 64. I've enjoyed spending more time NOT worrying so much about being crazy productive, and I've been happier for it. It's just made me realize everyone needs some downtime in their day, or they just become a machine. I of course still sculpt when I can, but I don't try to do so every little chance I get. It's just not worth the stress and potential burnout. If I feel inspired to work, I work. If not, I don't push it.

It is funny though, sometimes I think back on those days before I had Ember and wonder what on earth did I do with all that free time?! Definitely took it for granted :XD:


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: House of Cards
  • Playing: Majora's Mask
  • Drinking: hot cocoa
Sorry to go missing for a while. I spent so much time on those little angel dragons then promptly got sick... and not just me, Ember too! So we've had a lovely sick week together. Man I always hated getting sick before but sick with a kid? A billion times harder. BUT we're better now! :D

Anyway, I've listed the two little angel dragons on ebay for those interested.

Angel Dragon: 
www.ebay.com/itm/121575906112
Standing Angel Dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121575907372

Baby Angel Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties

I was hoping to have a sale at the end of February but it looks like that will be pushed back a couple weeks. I feel like I've gotten nothing done this month! D:

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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: Psych
  • Playing: Majoras Mask
I'm finally back guys! I took everyone's advice and took some time off from sculpting, and now I'm ready to dive back in! I think I just got so burnt out from the holiday months, I needed a good long break to recover. Now the ideas are buzzing and I'm loving my clay again. I have managed to get a bit of work done in time for a small Valentine Sale. There isn't nearly as much as I usually have for my sales, but I wanted to at least offer SOMEthing before Valentines Day for those hoping to give a dragon as a gift. 

As usual, most of these will be available in my etsy shop, and a few will go up on ebay. The couples and the fluffy red dragon are now up on Ebay, but everything else will go up on etsy tomorrow at 4pm Pacific. Sorry for the late notice...Friday kinda snuck up on me O_o

EBAY LISTINGS:

Turquoise and Black Couple: www.ebay.com/itm/121557933254

Fluffy Red Dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121557938580

Black and Purple Couple: www.ebay.com/itm/121557936240

Sale Jan. 31st by DragonsAndBeasties

Fluffy Red Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: Psych
  • Playing: Dragon Age Inquisition
Hey guys, sorry to disappear for so long. Been having a really hard time getting back to work! I'm usually really excited to make Valentine stuff, but this year I'm just really not feeling the theme I guess. I think I worked so hard for the last few months it kind of burned me out a bit.  I mean Scultpober was so stupid of me to do, knowing full well I couldn't simplify my sculpts as much as they needed to be for such a grueling schedule. Then I immediately launched into getting my coloring book ready in time for Christmas orders, plus one last sculpture sale in time for Christmas. Such an intense, draining schedule... it felt so nice to do nothing for a few weeks. But now I feel almost no drive to sculpt. I think maybe it is just that I feel I need to follow a Valentine theme. Maybe if I draw some ideas of what I really want to work on it will help. I've always done stuff for Valentine's Day, but maybe I shouldn't care about that. Seems I do best when I make what my heart wants instead of following holiday themes. 

Regardless, I will be having a "Valenitine's Sale" at the end of February. I've made some valentine scrap dragons, but I think in order to get myself excited to sculpt, I may deviate from the theme and make what I'm inspired to. Which is of course, not really a problem, as most people don't actually want valentine colored things, they want awesome things for valentines day! Right?? So I'll just go wherever my heart takes me and hopefully you lovely folks like it! Perhaps some dice dragons, and couples in color schemes I like. I mean that is still Valentine's-y but I get to choose the colors! 

Anyway, I'm rambling now. I've just had a hard time focusing on work. I think I miss my family... but I talked to my mom today and that helped a little. It's really hard being so far away from them sometimes. They mean the world to me, and not being able to be with them is so hard to deal with sometimes. Just gets me down a little, especially with a child. I just feel like Ember is missing out on bonding with her cousins and that  I'm losing the bond I have with my family. It's just really hard being so far away from them :(

But working helps me not dwell on that stuff too much. I just need to find "that thing" that I really want to work on and go for it. I'm thinking I might revisit the elementals, in their chibi versions. That sounds pretty fun at the moment. We'll see where I go! 

I also wanted to thank everyone that has bought one of my coloring books! I just love the pics people have sent me of their kiddos working on their books. I put so much time and effort and worry into them, I'm just glad everyone is enjoying them so much. Maybe I'll make another later this year when I've built up enough drawings.

Anyway, take care all, and I hope the beginning of this new year has been treating you well! :love:


P.S. On a completely random side note, I just finished Breakout Kings and loved it and was SO annoyed they canceled the show after two seasons! Whyyy? Boo! Lame! D:



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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: Breakout Kings
  • Playing: Skyrim
  • Eating: lasagna
  • Drinking: Dr. Pepper
Hey guys! I just added a cute cat-dragon design to a bunch of merchandise on Zazzle! For now I just have the three tabby color variations, but I'll try to get more markings added. Let me know if there are certain markings you'd like to see. :)

Here is the main shop: bit.ly/14BC50y
This one takes you to all the cat dragon stuff: bit.ly/1yOk1ru

Cat Dragons on Zazzle Stuff by DragonsAndBeasties
There is still time to get this stuff for Christmas for all you last minute shoppers ;)
And don't forget, if you want a coloring book in time for Christmas, better get it in the next few days! 
www.amazon.com/Color-Dragons-B…
Dragons and Beasties Coloring Book by DragonsAndBeasties

And now I will be taking the rest of December off for a much needed break! I think I've fainted. 


SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Listening to: Nightwish
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
  • Drinking: hazelnut coffee
In case any of you missed the post with the etsy sale preview, here's a quick reminder that there is a sale today! It starts at 4pm Pacific, so just under 3 hours from now. There will be 22 items available. Mainly scrap dragons and a couple ratties. All will be about $35, except for those with candy canes and the mama dragon. They are a bit more. Etsy shop link is at the bottom of the journal.

Etsy Sale Dec. 13th by DragonsAndBeasties

Four items were selected for ebay, and their listings are up now.

Dragon couple: www.ebay.com/itm/121516430855
White snowflake dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121516472731
Grey cat-dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121516484307
Purple mama and baby: www.ebay.com/itm/121516492485
 
Scrap Dragon Couple by DragonsAndBeasties   Dragons and Beasties Coloring Book by DragonsAndBeasties 

Also, if you have been planning to get the coloring book for Christmas, the deadline for shipping in time is fast approaching. 
Available on amazon or directly through createspace (part of amazon, I just get a larger portion of the sale through them):
Createspace: www.createspace.com/5122667
Amazon: www.amazon.com/Color-Dragons-B…


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… 

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Listening to: Christmas Music
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
  • Drinking: hazelnut coffee
Up pretty early right now because I couldn't sleep. I had a huge headache yesterday so I took an excedrin for it just a wee bit too late in the day and it's got me all wired! GAH! Who needs sleep anyway...

So, remember that whole coloring book project that has consumed all my time for the last month or so? It's finally done and available for purchase! It looks so awesome guys. I got a couple copies to play with and I've been loving coloring in them. So has Ember. Well, really she just scribbles then runs off with the crayons...  but anyway. They have been tested extensively :XD:

The paper is great for crayons, and even better with colored pencils! The images are doublesided on the pages so if you want to use marker on these, I'd suggest copying them and printing them out first. Sorry I know some of you were hoping for single sided printing, but for various reasons it just didn't really work. The images look great though, and a lot of the sculptober images were reworked to be even better so I'm pretty proud of how all the artwork turned out. I wanted to make sure you guys got beautiful quality images to color! These pics and more will be in it: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Where to purchase the Coloring Book:
You can either go directly through the publisher Createspace (part of Amazon) or through Amazon itself. I do however, get a larger cut of the sale if bought directly through Createspace. If bought through Amazon, both Createspace AND Amazon take a cut. I put it on both to reach a wider audience and for ease of use for those that already use Amazon. So use whichever you are comfortable with :)

Createspace: www.createspace.com/5122667

Amazon: www.amazon.com/Color-Dragons-B…

Dragons and Beasties Coloring Book by DragonsAndBeasties 

I'm not entirely sure, but I think some international buyers may have trouble buying through amazon. I think Createspace might work though? If any of you guys outside the states try to buy one, please let me know if it works ok for you? 

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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

 
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
Sorry for the lack of posts lately guys! Been busy with other projects. I've just added a few new designs to the Zazzle shop, so you can get some sweet D&B merch! Lots of fun stuff there, so go check it out. If there is a design you like, but don't see it on the product you want, just let me know and I'll go make it :)

Her are some of the products available. There are tons more on there, so pop on oer and have a look if you like. Just click the "new products" category in the Browse Store section to see all the latest stuff.

Zazzle shop: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…
New Zazzle Stuff by DragonsAndBeasties 

I've been working on the coloring book pages as well. Unfortunately, the inktober sketches were all too small and rather rough for printing, so I've had to go back and redo them all. This of course has taken a lot of time, so in order to get the coloring book out in time for Christmas ordering, I need to stop working on drawings about the end of this week. Soooo it may be a bit lighter on images than I originally planned, but the art will be really high quality. I can always do another bigger coloring book down the road, but I really need to finish this up so I can get some sculpting in for Christmas :D 



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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Playing: World of Warcraft
  • Drinking: white chocolate mocha
Thanks everyone! The etsy sale went crazy fast! I mean they always do, but I always think they won't for some reason. I get all worked up and antsy O_o 

The last 5 sculpts from Sculptober are now on Ebay. Here are the links for those interested: 

Sea Dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121482376007?…
Sculptober : Aquatic by DragonsAndBeasties

Baby Dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121482373044?…
Sculptober: Baby by DragonsAndBeasties


Bee Dragon: www.ebay.com/itm/121482380572?…
Sculptober: Bug by DragonsAndBeasties


Best Friend Cookie Mice: www.ebay.com/itm/121482386087?…
Sculptober: Best Friends by DragonsAndBeasties


Hellhound Pup: www.ebay.com/itm/121482390999?…
Sculptober: Supernatural by DragonsAndBeasties
  • Reading: Rat Queens
  • Watching: Doctor Who
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
I'll be selling all the critters from Sculptober tomorrow afternoon at 4PM Pacific. A few will go on ebay but the vast majority will be in my shop. Remember everything sells out in seconds so please have your account and info all set up ahead of time for a better chance at an item. Etsy does NOT hold items in your cart, but gives it to whoever completes payment first. 

For more info on preparing for the sale please see my note here: www.facebook.com/notes/dragons…

On a side note, who is excited for Overwatch??? Me me me!!!




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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Reading: Rat Queens
  • Watching: Blizzcon Livestream
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
And Inktober on top of it! Oh man...I need to go sleep for a month to recover now Dead (RIP) 

Seriously though, I am so glad this challenge is done. I really loved what it did for me creatively, but my mind and body were both starting to rebel against this insane schedule. I pretty much put every second of free time into it, and some not so free time like when I really should have been sleeping! I also realized today that I've lost 5 lbs this month... probably not the healthiest way to lose weight! I'm not sure we'll do a daily sculpting challenge again...maybe an every other day challenge instead? I think that may be more practical.

I'm not sure when I'll have my sculptober sale. It will be soon but I don't know if I have the energy to do it this weekend. Packing and shipping all this stuff....oooo boy. Yeah. I need a little break first :XD:

I know a lot of you have loved seeing a sculpt from me everyday, but I'll probably be working on the coloring book for the next week or two. I need to bulk it up a bit with more than just 30 inktober drawings! It should be available mid-November, if not sooner. Trying to get it out quickly, as I know many of you have expressed interest in giving them as Christmas gifts :)

I'm still not entirely sure how I will be making them. I have zero space to store them here at home, so they'll have to be a print on demand service. I was thinking of going through Amazon's createspace... have any of you had any experience with it? Or if you have better ideas of how to go about this? I don't want to go through a random site, as I feel people get annoyed having to make accounts for some random site just to buy ONE thing ya know? That's why I like the idea of Amazon for this. I think most people have an account with them already? Thoughts?

Oh and also ideas of drawings you'd like to see in the coloring book? Poses, themes, creatures, etc?


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Reading: Rat Queens
  • Watching: Ghost Adventures
  • Playing: Borderlands
  • Drinking: Rockstar
I can do it! I think I can do it...*dies* :dead: revamp 

Sculptober has been brutal! BUT I did a tiny bit better this week and the latest night was only til 3am...wait no the sea dragon was til 5... but still! Better-ish? I kind of love and hate this challenge. It's really pushed me creatively, in both sculpting and drawing, but jeez I can't keep this kind of schedule up much longer. And the really crazy part is that there is absolutely nothing MAKING me do it. There are no prizes, no glory, just a grueling soul-crushing sculpting schedule. I told my partners in crime :iconcrystalcookart: and :iconfatdragonartworks: that I would do every challenge or die trying, and they totally rallied. They have been pushing hard to get these done every single day too! I think some people that initially took up the challenge have kind of burnt out, as we've seen fewer submissions on the FB page. I don't blame you guys though! It's hard! :slump: 

Needless to say I am very much looking forward to a little break over the weekend. We'd definitely die if we didn't at least take the weekends off from sculptober! Gotta recharge! 

So, I spent my evening finally updating the freakin pricing guide. It was really outdated with old work examples that aren't really relevant anymore. So now there is a shiny new one! Hurray! Pricing Guide 2014

Also, the little cocoa dragon is now up on ebay for those interested. I will probably be putting the sea dragon up there soon as well. I may put one or two other Sculptober dudes up there this week, but the vast majority will be going in the next etsy sale, which I was gonna maybe have this weekend but I dunno. My brain is fried...will keep you guys posted :XD:

EBAY: www.ebay.com/itm/Hot-Cocoa-Dra…
Sculptober: Chocolate by DragonsAndBeasties

Alright time for bed. Been a long day. That pricing guide took forever and now I'm exhausted! -_-


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Pricing guide: Pricing Guide 2014

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: The Blacklist
  • Drinking: Dr. Pepper
While I no longer take commissions, and never plan to again, I often get asked what to expect for my pieces when they go up for sale in my Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…. Prices are based on amount of time spent as well as supply and demand. Each of sculptures are completely hand sculpted without the use of any molds, and tediously crafted to be as smooth and perfectly symmetrical as possible. I have spent several years perfecting my craft, and I feel that shows in each little critter I make. I am a perfectionist when it comes to my sculptures, so you can be guaranteed only the best craftsmanship and highest quality.


Simple Dragons: $50-80 

Sometimes I make them with babies, and that can nearly double the price, as I have to make a tinier, but just
as detailed baby. Single dragons can also be more if they have a prop (food, accessories, etc.) 
I also occasionally make micro dice dragons, but they are the same amount of work only smaller
(which can actually be more difficult)
Scrap Dragons June 8th by DragonsAndBeasties  Mama Scrap Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties


Small Dragons: $70-95

Similar in size to the simple dragons, but with more details. Wings, painted eyes, spikes or simple manes, and sometimes plating.
Some props may add a bit to price. 
Sculptober: Baby by DragonsAndBeastiesPerched Baby Dice Dragon by DragonsAndBeastiesBaby Orientals 1 by DragonsAndBeastiesBlue dragon with mouse pal by DragonsAndBeastiesBlue by DragonsAndBeastiesSculptober Day1: Happy by DragonsAndBeasties


Medium Dragons : $85- $150

Usually a step up in size with more detail, sometimes paint jobs, and more unique poses and props. 
Sleepy Blue Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties Pink Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties Black dragon with tiny mouse friend by DragonsAndBeasties Tangled Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties  
Sculptober: Curly by DragonsAndBeasties  Sculptober: Cozy by DragonsAndBeasties  Baby Butterfly Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties  Tiger-Striped Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties


Dice Dragons: $85- $150

These generally follow the same guidelines as the rest, but they have dice! They are almost always removable, unless the die is
being used for structural support. My most requested item.
 Mini Dice Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties  Dice Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties Purple Striped Dice Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties
Baby Dice Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties Dragon on D20 by DragonsAndBeasties  Sculptober: Geek by DragonsAndBeastiesPastel Rainbow Dice Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties


Deluxe: $150- $250+

Anything considered "deluxe" has taken at least 10 hours of work, though it is often much more than that. The magma dragon took over 40! 
PLEASE NOTE: These sculpts often go up for auction on Ebay, though a few make their way into my etsy sales. They can be quite pricey,
but I price them much lower there than what they'd go for on ebay, so if you can snag one you've gotten quite a bargain! 

 Leaf and Flower Dragon Couple by DragonsAndBeasties  Sculptober : Aquatic by DragonsAndBeasties  Purple Rainbow Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties  Dragarin and Scampi by DragonsAndBeasties Angel Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties Firey Mohawk Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties Magma Brothers - Auction by DragonsAndBeasties Oriental Rainbow Dragon by DragonsAndBeasties
 

Pairs /Couples / Wedding Toppers: $150 - $250+

Another of my most requested items is the dragon cake topper. I rarely make these, but a few will show up on Ebay from time to time. Other couples or pairs basically follow the guide above, times 2 (price per dragon) plus a bit extra if it is a tricky pose. Making two creatures interact successfully does take extra time. 
Fire and Water at Play by DragonsAndBeasties  Sculptober: Flower by DragonsAndBeasties  Play Fight by DragonsAndBeasties  Dice Dragon Couple - Blue and Purple by DragonsAndBeasties Pink and Coral Dragon Topper by DragonsAndBeasties Dragon Wedding Cake Topper by DragonsAndBeasties Lock and Key Dragon Topper by DragonsAndBeasties  Tokenekie by DragonsAndBeasties 


Ponies/ Gryphons: $60-$95

Natural Ponies by DragonsAndBeasties Colorful Scrap Ponies by DragonsAndBeasties  Valentine Ponies 2014 by DragonsAndBeasties
Pastel Pegasus in Flight by DragonsAndBeasties  Frost Gryphon by DragonsAndBeasties  Mama and Baby Gryphon by DragonsAndBeasties

Hybrids Dragons: $85 - $200

Hybrids take a lot of planning, and often take longer than my regular dragons. They can range quite a bit, and the 
more complex ones usually go up on ebay. 

Sculptober: Bug by DragonsAndBeasties Dragon Rats by DragonsAndBeasties  Drakkensteed by DragonsAndBeasties  
Cat Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties Big Cat Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties


Rats: $30- $60

I don't make a lot of these little guys, but when I do they are pretty affordable. I can make them much faster than dragons!
No wings or spikes or any of that nonsense. Price can go up a bit depending on paint job /markings, props though.
 Ratty Magnets by DragonsAndBeasties Sculptober: Candy by DragonsAndBeasties Four little ratties by DragonsAndBeasties


Other: $60-$185+

I really tend to stick to dragons most of the time, but every once in a while I'll throw in a random beastie. These range from very simple to deluxe range! 
Otter by DragonsAndBeasties  Pink Bunny by DragonsAndBeasties  Mama and Baby Fox by DragonsAndBeasties  Sculptober: Supernatural by DragonsAndBeasties  Sculptober: Monster by DragonsAndBeasties   



SHIPPING COSTS:

Most items ship for roughly $3 or less within the United States.
International shipping can be as much as $15. Both of these rates are based on first class shipping fees.


PAYMENT:

I accept payment via Paypal or credit card through my Etsy shop. I do not accept checks or cash by mail. Ebay uses paypal as well.

My ETSY SHOP can be found here: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe… The shop is always empty because of high demand, but I always announce here on DA as well as on FB when I will be having sales. My Facebook is here: www.facebook.com/dragonsandbea…

My Ebay is: www.ebay.com/usr/dragonsandbea…

PLEASE do not ask me to "make an exception" for a commission request.

I get several people a week asking me to make "just one exception" and I will just say no. I know its disappointing that I'm not doing requests anymore, and I do feel for all of your situations and the people you want to gift things to for various reasons. But there is no fair way to choose who gets one and who does not. I hate saying no, but I cannot make exceptions. Thank you for understanding.

Please think before you post mean comments about the pricing. I have spent my entire life honing my artistic skills and over 7 years building my business from nothing. I work harder than I ever did at any "real job". We are all artists here, or at least art appreciators, so please be kind. Don't we all hope to one day make our passion our career? Too many artists are put down for charging what their work is worth because people have this crazy idea that an artists should do this stuff for free because it is "fun". Art is fun, but it's also a ton of work. It takes a lot of diligent practice and training to be great at it, and that skill level is what is being paid for. At the end of the day, art is a luxury item, not a necessity. I love art and wish I could own more of it, but my disposable income doesn't allow for it, and that's fine. It's a want, not a need. I still appreciate it and whole-heartedly support the prices set by the artist. I don't hate them for being out of my price range. It just means I have to save up like everyone else to buy something pretty. :)
Man...I did not really think this sculptober thing through. I have such a hard time simplifying sculpts to be completed in ONE day. On top of that I am also doing inktober... I get so excited about the theme and just want to go nuts with it, but I have to keep it simple enough to complete in a day. Problem is, most days I don't even get to start the sculpture until about 8-9 PM... after Ember goes to bed, so I end up staying up late... usually until 4AM or so :dead: revamp 

Needless to say I am exhausted by the weekend. Haven't had this kind of schedule since college! BUT I have also loved this challenge. I've really enjoyed drawing out the ideas first and then sculpting them. I try to sculpt what I draw, and in turn, I learn how I should have drawn it after making it in 3D. I learn something new about each method every time. I feel like it's making my sculpts and drawings better all at once. While a brutal schedule, it's kind of awesome how much I've learned from myself in just a couple weeks. I highly encourage all you sculptors out there to draw and sculpt in tandem. It's a very enlightening experience! :D

Sooo I may go on a little bit of a ratty kick for a few days. I just lost my ratty Badger, and whenever I lose a ratty I tend to make them in clay for awhile to cope. I'm working on some more candy corns rats at the moment, but I may do a couple normal rats as well over the weekend. I'm planning to have a sale either mid-week or next weekend. I like to have a good decent amount for my sales so many people can get something. :)

I miss my little Badger rat... he was such a sweety. He fought for about a week before what I think was  pituitary tumor took him. I watched him take his last breath and quietly pass... which is rare for rats. They almost always have horribly traumatic deaths that need veterinary assistance. He went here comfortably in his home with his family, which is some solace to me. I have two ratties left, but they are breaking down too. Their little bodies just start to degrade after the two year mark. Both are losing feeling in their back legs, and Whiskey has pretty bad respiratory troubles, so he may go soon too, and not very peacefully :(

Awww ratties, such bright little stars that burn out too soon. I love them but they break my heart every time. Why such a sweet creature should be cursed with such a short lifespan is beyond me...

Sorry to get all sad, I just miss my ratty :sad: 
I immortalized him in clay though! Made this little guy grey in his honor :)
Sculptober: Cozy by DragonsAndBeasties

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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Rough pricing guide: fav.me/d580ycf

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: The Blacklist
  • Drinking: Dr. Pepper
So I have been participating in #inktober, but some sculpting buddies and I thought it would be awesome to have a sculpting variation of it! And so #sculptober was born! We choose a theme for each day and sculpt it.  I decided I'd still do both challenges because I've been drawing concepts for the themes anyway. So you get a quick preview of what the sculpt will be before I post it! It's been really fun, though I admit I've already stayed up til 4 AM twice just to finish some of them. Hubby says I need to simplify the designs so I don't burn out, but I just can't help myself. Getting one sculpt a day done with a baby to watch is a bit rough ^^;

We did decide that anyone can join in on the fun if they like. We have a sculptober page over on FB with the themes announced a day ahead. www.facebook.com/sculptober Just hashtag your posts with #sculptober and people can find you! You can sculpt every day (though we do take weekends off) or just when you have the time. There are no official rules or anything, it's really just a fun personal challenge and a fun way to share your art!

Today's theme was monster, which initially really threw me off because I'm definitely not a monster person. So mine turned out to be a scaredy monster (with some rather dragony influence I admit). He's afraid of the dark, his own shadow, and just about everything else out there and I just wanna give the poor guy a hug! :XD:

And yes this is one I stayed up til 4 AM to finish. Blerg. -_-

He's up for auction on ebay now for anyone interested: www.ebay.com/itm/Scaredy-Monst…?
Sculptober: Monster by DragonsAndBeasties

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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Rough pricing guide: fav.me/d580ycf

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: Doctor Who
  • Drinking: pumpkin latte
Hey everyone! I'm having another giveaway over on FB. You can win a little blue dragon, OR you could even get a chance at having your pet immortalized as a dragon just like these guys! Check it out here: www.facebook.com/dragonsandbea…
 Cat Dragons by DragonsAndBeasties

Just a quick reminder in case people didn't see on the picture, the little Drakkensteed auction is ending today! 

Ebay: www.ebay.com/itm/121439620368?…
 Drakkensteed by DragonsAndBeasties

Also, thanks so much to everyone that wished me a happy birthday a couple weeks ago (jeez, I meant to write this way sooner O_o) and to those who gave me points as gifts. You guys are all so sweet! :love:  :hug:

I got a bit sidetracked with some personal projects, but I'm back to work on regluar stuff now so hopefully I can have a sale soon! :D


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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Rough pricing guide: fav.me/d580ycf

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Watching: Hells Kitchen
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
I will be posting these two for auction on my facebook page today and tomorrow. The little white one, Scooter, is currently up for bids on my page here: www.facebook.com/dragonsandbea…

The chestnut guy has been sold.

All proceeds will go to AGES horse rescue: www.facebook.com/AGequine  www.rescuehorses.org/  

They both have a tiny ring in their necks so they can be worn as a necklace if preferred, but it is small enough to go unnoticed if you choose to simply display them :)

Pony Charity Auction by DragonsAndBeasties



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SORRY, I NO LONGER TAKE COMMISSIONS.


Rough pricing guide: fav.me/d580ycf

ETSY SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/DragonsAndBe…

Zazzle store: www.zazzle.com/dragonsandbeast…

FAQ: dragonsandbeasties.deviantart.…

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Dragons… (The best place to get updates on sales)

  • Reading: Doctor Who comics
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
  • Eating: cheese and crackers