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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. :)
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Janegael Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2018
Considering the amount of detail, I'd say you are selling them cheap. They are absolutely amazing and I will continue to keep an eye out for a sale.
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SunsetSeaArts Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your dragons! I've been waiting forever to get one on Etsy, but i'll keep on waiting until i get one of those cuties! :D
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Lathana Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the info ^_^
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Sunwolfy Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2017
I'd have no problem paying the prices you set. Your dragons are absolutely adorable and I'd love to try to snag one. I can't imagine the amount of time it would take to create these unique critters and have them sell out in seconds. Such beautiful art. :)
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RebelleValor Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's too bady you don't take commissions anymore. I would have asked for a couple for my D&D characters xD

I do love your artwork. Very masterfully done and beautiful. Do you or have you made tutorials on these?
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SunsetSeaArts Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, on youtube she has a tutorial. Search up "Dragons and Beasties" and it will come up
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ScrapHappy07 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2017
Your work is incredibly amazing! I love your style and can't wait to see if I can score one of these fabulous creations :) BTW, your pricing is very reasonable and anyone who gives you grief over it should think again! Labors of love take time and time is precious :) Keep up the great work!
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mothrakaiju Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I have no money, and I want every single solitairy one. You are a supremely gifted person! Wow! 
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ZackRlap Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Welp someday when i grow u pand earn money on my own (hope you still keep making these then) i probz will buy someknuckles sings Nyanparrot Nyanparrot  knuckles sings Chibi Ruby Rose Derp Intensifies Coffeeparrot 
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UnicornsAndMooches Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2017
These are some of the most gorgeous things I've ever laid eyes on and I'm sorry I'm too late for a custom.  I'll make sure to watch your Instagram in case you ever post up a unicorn for sale as my daughter would love one.
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Internal-Poison Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my god.
Those "deluxe" should be priced higher XD
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maxjwolf Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017   General Artist
Agree! For ooak art taking 10+ hours of work plus cost of materials, definitely under priced! 
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Internal-Poison Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah xD They are beautiful and take forever.
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MasterFrostPaw Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I NEED THEM ALL, I'LL BUY THEM ALL. WATCH ME!! 
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weird-endigo Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I love your artwork, and you've actually inspired me to continue clay art. I hope you don't mind if I perhaps do the same as you, as in like slightly similiar prices and setting up a etsy store? Commissioning clay seems really difficult, so selling must be easier?  You are a total role model of mine! I hope everything is going well in your life! :heart: 
Thank you for taking time to read this!! I'm such a fan. 
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The-White-Spirits Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish I could my hands on one of these beauties but they sell way to fast. They're so lovely
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grandpatoenail Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2016
You make amazing pieces of art and anyone who says "It's not worth it." or that it shouldn't be that much is unbelievably rude. If they feel it's so simple, they should buy the supplies and take the time to make these by themselves. If they can't, that just proves that this isn't easy and it's an absolute slap in the face to any artist to have someone say "you're art isn't worth that much." They're beautiful and I hope I can buy one from you some day. ^_^
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PeachyPopPony Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Im a huge pony lover... and might want to get a pony eventually. How do i buy one from you? Do i pick it off a website or do i ask you for one? I really wanted a natural pony. I understand you do not take request but if u have a extra one i can buy. I would love one a lot =D thank you so much, and i really admire your work. Thanks

-PeachyPopPony
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Koncreates Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I can't wait for your next sale ^v^ I love dragons with a burning passion, and your sculpting art style is just too cute!!
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E-Ende Featured By Owner Edited Jun 20, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
I admire your dedication to your work and though I'll probably never be fast enough to snag one, I'm so happy you can make a living off what you love. Your work is beautiful and you deserve every penny! Stay beautiful :>

Edit: Do you do conventions? I know this may be too much to ask but maybe if you gathered enough stock after a while, a convention would be possible? I would hunt you down if I could see your works/buy them. Probably just wishful thinking to meet you in real life //faints
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DragonsAndBeasties Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the kind words! I have done conventions in the past but found them to be very stressful. If conditions were right and I found the right one I wanted to do I might some day, but I don't really go looking for cons to sell at. I rarely even attend them for fun because they just sorta stress me out in general. I don't do well in crowds :XD:
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E-Ende Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah, crowds can be pretty stressful. I go to comic cons once in a blue moon and parties aren't really my thing, I'm a hardcore nerd who usually reads manga or draws at home > ////// <  Haha anyway keep up the good work!
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zuckerschnuti Featured By Owner May 30, 2016
Your skills are amazing. I totally love those hybrid dragons... Would love to see your work with my own eyes some day :D
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PscycoBaltoLover110 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think I want one of these cute lil' guys for my friend's birthday, so I'm gonna see if I can get enough saved up in time for another sale :)
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Stanoveno Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016
I know that u are not taking commissions anymore but is that statement forever?? 
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DragonsAndBeasties Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes. I am much happier making my own ideas. Commissions were incredibly stressful ^^;
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MeggieTheWaffle Featured By Owner Edited May 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Just wondering, why do you think they're so stressful? :?
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bitsyart Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Probably because she has to match the customer's expectations perfectly - and people have very different ideas about how many revisions are okay and not everybody are good at expressing what they want (and sometimes change their minds underway - adding many extra hours of work, unless you say a firm "no", which can then offend people). 

I do illustrations for publisher and the principle is the same - its much more fun and easier to do your own work than having to match the work to another's wishes/ideas.
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MeggieTheWaffle Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I see what you mean. Thanks for the answer! :)
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Kai45 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016
I have to agree. I take commissions for a different craft and there are many more stressful factors, and this being one of them. Sometimes a customer will ask for something but not like the look after it's done because they didn't describe it clearly. There are also stresses like deadlines, or people asking "so how is my order?" If you just make crafts when you feel like it and sell it afterward, it's much more relaxing. I still take commissions but often wish I didn't ^^;
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Stanoveno Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016
okay I can totally see why :D
I hope you grt make all the coolest of things
hanks for the reply and have a great day!!
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Ruzii Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016  Student Digital Artist
they look so cool and I want one but I don't think I can get one I have 2 younger sisters and 1 younger brother that they might get a hold of it and brake it
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shayminluvr Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016  Student
Okay, sorry for bothering you, but here I go. Recently, I have wanted to start polymer clay creations. So I looked up polymer clay dragons, and some other figures I liked, and wanted to use as reference and inspiration. (I used google)
I looked here, at your sales guide and guess what I saw?
Almost all of the polymer clay figures I liked were made by you! I had saved so many dice dragons, the rainbow black, and even the pastel dragon. I also saved the horses and gryphons!
I think it's amazing to find the person who created some of my favorite creations without trying very hard! (I found the latest sales post in what's hot)
If you do have like a YouTube channel, or any other outlet of your awesomeness, let me know!

Also, how did you get started with polymer clay? And do you use expensive tools such as the spaghetti machine? (I think that's the flattening one)
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shayminluvr Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2016  Student
Whoops! Found your FAQ and reading it now!
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UntitledSpy Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016
These are magnificent and at more than reasonable prices too! Beautiful work!
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ItsaBumbleDee Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your pieces! I could look at them for hours MLP:Evil fluttershy !!
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irish2012 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
how long does it normally take to make wedding toppers?
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IceToaster Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you still make and sale the Scrap Dragons you show? and also How big are they?
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dudemyrama Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015
I see all your stores are empty at the moment. Any plans on a batch in time for the holidays? Sincerely, Eager Buyer. 
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DragonsAndBeasties Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yes I'll be having a batch sale in the next couple of weeks and post about it :D

-Becca
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Emfen Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2015  Hobbyist
Genuine question, is the demand for your craft the reason why commissions were closed?
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DragonsAndBeasties Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
It's partially why 
I just couldn't please everyone and never had time to do my own creations ):

-Becca
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Emfen Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2015  Hobbyist
Ah I understand, picky customers are though so I can totally relate. Too bad I never had the money when you still had commissions open, your craft is amazing. :heart:
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Tsuna-Draken Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I see that you're commissions are close at the moment but I was wondering if you did dogs/puppies? My wife has a puppy character and I'd love to commission you for a figure of her once you're open again.
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DragonsAndBeasties Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
I might not ever open them again at this point. Sorry ):

-Becca
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Draw-Dem-Adoptables Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really looove you're dragons ^^
You inspired me and my best friend to start sculpting dragons ^^
We both need practice, but one day I bet we will be better :D
Also, keep up the good work!!
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These are incredible! I wish I could get one...when I have enough. ^^;
Have you ever thought of selling these at conventions?  HowManyDragons goes to some and she does well. I bet you would too.
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FaolinFeather123 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Do you have any other job? or is this your only one? do you spend hours a day on these?
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HappyHarlow Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All these prices are reasonable, your art and sculpting is amazing
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Karielee Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful and incredible work.  The artistry and devotion is apparent.  I think your pricing is spot on.
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