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I sell my dragon figurines at a few anime conventions every year, as well as in my Etsy shop outside of con season. But I also accept commissions - I love custom work and collaborating with others! My strengths include an eye for detail, high quality materials, and over a decade of sculpting experience. :)

Proffering
- Obviously, my specialty is dragons, but I'm willing to experiment. I have a little experience with making ponies and rats too!
- I can recreate dragons that I've made before, or I can make something completely new. Keep in mind that there are certain designs that I will not replicate, and I will not copy another artist's style.
- I have clay in just about every color, and if I don't have exactly what you're looking for, I can mix custom colors to suit your specifications. I also have mica powders that I can dust on for a shimmery effect.
- I prefer to work in clay, but if necessary, I may paint very small details (like cutie marks).
- I have a variety of gems and stones for dragons to hold, and I can also create props out of clay. Pricing varies depending on the materials used.

Process
- If you're interested in a commission, send me a note! I am happy to provide price quotes - just let me know what you're looking for.
- I require payment before I ship - see the Payment section for specifics.
- I will send you pictures of the finished sculpture before shipping.
- My turnaround time from accepting your order to sending final photos is generally 1-2 weeks.
- Shipping in the US generally take 3-5 days, and shipping overseas can take up to 6 weeks, but is usually closer to 2.

Pricing
- Prices are in USD
- Custom work starts at $40+shipping for a basic 2" tall dragon with wings and horns. Prices go up with additional materials, props, paint jobs, etc.
- Fanart dragons start at $50 because they are much more work than 'regular' dragons. This includes original characters (OCs), because they tend to be detailed (markings, accessories, etc.).
- I ship USPS First Class. If you live in the US, shipping for a single dragon is $4.50. If you live outside the US, it is $14 to ship a single dragon to anywhere except Canada ($10). Contact me if you'd like a shipping estimate on multiple dragons.

Payment
- I prefer payment via Paypal, but I can also accept credit card payments via Etsy. If neither of these options work for you, let me know and we can probably work something out.
- I prefer receiving payment in advance, and require it if you are requesting a sculpt of your OC. I will not ship a finished sculpture before I have been paid in full.

Policies
- In order to send my dragons to you, I first pack each one securely into a mini Chinese takeout container. This is then placed in a shipping box with additional padding to ensure that they travel safely.
- My dragons are works of art, not toys. They are not meant to stand up to rough play and should not be given to small children.
- I want you to be happy with your purchase! If you are not satisfied and would like a refund, any non-custom item may be returned within 10 days in its original condition, and I will refund the full purchase price less shipping. I am also willing to offer a full refund if I have not yet started on your commission. For OC commissions that I have already started working on, I can offer a 50% refund - the remainder will be kept as a nonrefundable deposit.

Perusal
Here are some samples and general price ranges.

Basic Dragons - 2 inches (5cm) tall, $40+
A basic dragon is one where you specify the colors, or perhaps the theme/what it's holding, but otherwise let me create as I see fit. The examples below are shown in order of increasing complexity.
Updated June Birthstone dragon by HowManyDragons Sleeping Egyptian Book Dragon by HowManyDragons Watercolor Laptop Gamer Dragon by HowManyDragons Succulent Dragon Guardian by HowManyDragons

Fanart Dragons - 2 inches (5cm) tall, $50+
Fanart sculptures are based off of existing characters that have a reference that needs to be followed. OCs fall into this category as well. The examples below are shown in order of increasing complexity.
Jurassic World: Blue the Raptor by HowManyDragons Spyro the Dragon by HowManyDragons Overwatch: D.Va Dragon by HowManyDragons Yu-Gi-Oh: Pharaoh Atem by HowManyDragons

Mini Dragons - 1-1.5 inches (2.4-4cm) tall, $30-35
These are little, baby-sized dragons, perfect if you're on a budget or don't have a lot of shelf space. I can make them curled around gems, or sleeping on books. Got a different pose in mind? Let me know!
Baby Bookwyrm Extravaganza by HowManyDragons Sleepy Baby Book Dragons by HowManyDragons

Dragon Pendants - 1.5-2 inches (4-5cm) tall, $25-40
These are the same size as my mini dragons, but wearable! They are lightweight and comfortable to wear - just be careful not to strike them against anything hard. I offer three main styles:
Glass gem pendants - $25-30
Single-sided dragon curled around a colored glass gem. Any colors are possible, non-fanart dragons are generally $22-26, fanart dragons are generally $25-30.
D20 pendants - $33-40
Fully sculpted, in-the-round pendant of a dragon curled around a d20 die. I always put the 20 facing front and center unless requested otherwise. Dice are translucent and come in rainbow colors. Non-fanart dragons are generally $32-37, fanart dragons are generally $35-40
Dragon eyes - $12-15
Dragon eye pendants are single sided and set with a cat's eye glass 'eye'. Can be textured, bedazzled, etc. Variety of eye colors available, please inquire for availability.
Pony-dragon Pendants by HowManyDragons Otakon Leftovers by HowManyDragons Clay Dragon Pendants by HowManyDragons

Oversize Dragons - 2.5-3 inches (6-8cm) tall, $70+
These are larger dragons, suitable for holding full-sized dice or for bearing more complex color blends. The examples below are shown in order of increasing complexity.
Festive Dice Dragon by HowManyDragons Ysera: The Dreamer Remade by HowManyDragons Regina Mauve by HowManyDragons

Paired Dragon Wedding Cake Toppers - 3 inches (8cm) tall, $150+
$150 is the base price for two simple paired dragons due to the effort of working at a larger size as well as making them interact. The price will increase with added complexity, paint job, props, etc.
Gold and Silver Cake Topper Couple by HowManyDragons RPG Cake Topper Couple by HowManyDragons

You are also welcome to view my commissions gallery for previous commissions, or browse my full gallery for additional examples of my work. I also have a Clay Dragon Color Chart if you want to see exactly what colors I work with. If you have any questions about the commissioning process that I haven't answered here, please don't hesitate to ask by either posting a comment or sending me a note.

Ready to order?
If you're interested in commissioning me, go ahead and send me a note! It's very hard to keep track of things through comment threads, so noting me really is best (I don't bite, promise). I am looking forward to helping create the dragon of your dreams. :heart:

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Got questions about my process/materials? Check out my FAQ!
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MaltiDraw Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi, do you think you could make a floppy eared dog? I might commission you someday
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2019
It probably wouldn't be the most amazing thing ever made by me, but I'd be up for giving it a shot if you wanted. I step outside of the dragon comfort zone every now and then.
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kittykat605 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aw man i'm 10$ short for the pendant, time to save up
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2019
You can do it, I believe in you! <3
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kittykat605 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i definitely shall!!
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Titanium-Wrench Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my gosh I swear to god, when I can, I'll be commissioning you for a pedant! (Everything here is going to be more expensive for me because Canadian here heyo).

Your work is freaking awesome
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2019
Sounds good, I'll be looking forward to it! :heart:
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ValeriaAbsinthe Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It may take me a while to afford it, but I totally want to try and get a few of these X'D
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2018
No worries! Send me a note whenever you're ready. ^^
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Cichlid-Draws Featured By Owner May 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oooooooh i am interested in these! Maybe sometime i can get some money for a glass gem dragon pendent!
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner May 26, 2018
You're welcome to message me whenever you're ready to place an order. :heart:
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Cichlid-Draws Featured By Owner May 26, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ok!
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Arowhead9 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017
I would love to commission you!
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Arkaiii Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the picture is here: Thorn by EloiseS16 credits to ElosieS16 for the art
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Arkaiii Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hi are u still open for commissions? if yes, then I would like to ask the price of the red dragon in my profile picture, thx (love your art!):)
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2017
I responded to your note. :)
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Arkaiii Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thx, its alright:)
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SheabethAJ Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hi umm you see i don't have paypal or a credit card and my parents don't have paypal and they will not use their credit card. Is their anything you can do?
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2017
I've taken concealed cash sent through the mail, and can take money orders as well. Those are the only other options that I have for you.
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SheabethAJ Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ok thanks i will talk 2 my parents about it
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maclntoshplus Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017  Student Digital Artist
hello! are these still open?
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2017
Yes, I am still taking commissions.
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maclntoshplus Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2017  Student Digital Artist
how much would a fanart dragon be of this character?
file.toyhou.se/images/1958374_…
or a glass gem one
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2017
Eek, sorry, this got buried in my replies. It would be $44+shipping if you'd like it as a figurine. As a glass gem pendant, it would be $29+shipping. Shipping for a figurine is $4.50 to anywhere in the US, shipping for a necklace is $3.80.
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RipeGoldenNuggets Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2017  Student Digital Artist
This is cool! However, since I live with my parents, they won't let me buy one until I'm atleast 16, and I can live on my own. 
Also,I really don't know how commissions work, xD. I'm new to Deviantart and I have no idea how things work. 
Also, since I'm stupid, I thought the commissions where free, and I was about to note you about making an Alduin Dragon from Skyrim, but I decided I was going to read the where whole thing, and then I noticed that they weren't free, xD 
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017
Oh, yeah, sorry they are not free, but this is my job and is how I support myself. :]
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Emily183 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2016  Student Filmographer
love it
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Thenqwe Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'd really love to commission one but I'll have to wait 'till I got enough spare money to spend...

Love all the dragons you have made, amazing work!
Wish I could make something as cool...
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016
Thank you for the kind words! Everything I make is the result of hours and hours of practice - you could get there too if you wanted to put in the time. ^^
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kozumekat Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hmm; the little guys really catch my eye! How much do you estimate a little, sand-based custom would cost at the smallest figure?
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2016
Hi there! Could you expand on what you mean by sand-based? Do you mean sand-colored, or do you have a specific reference image you can point me toward?
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kozumekat Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
To elaborate- a little sand colored dragon with tiny amber colored eyes and dotty freckles. Nothing too interesting
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NocturnalRascal Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Student Digital Artist
With the dragon pendants, can they be OCs too?
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2016
Sure! I might have to simplify their designs though because the dragons are quite small and there isn't much room for a ton of detail. 

I may also charge more depending on the complexity, but I'd have to see a picture of your OC before I could give a definite quote.
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II-Ravenstar-II Featured By Owner May 18, 2016  Student General Artist
Just a question because I'm looking to start saving up for one of these but how much would the order below cost? Thanks!
Dragon Pendant:
1.5 In. Tall,
Glass Pendant Clear,
Normal Glass Eye
Fanart (Of the dragon Temeraire if that helps...)
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner May 21, 2016
I'll respond to your note in just a minute. :)
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Blizz-draws Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Awwwww I wish I could get one, but even if I did have the money my parents probably still say no:(
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Esper-of-Tropica Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
May I ask you a few questions regarding some dragons I plan on commissioning you after I get a job?
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2015
Sure, go ahead. :)
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Esper-of-Tropica Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
May I get a price estimate on how much these dragons total would cost, normal sized?

dragonvale.wikia.com/wiki/Bloo…
dragonvale.wikia.com/wiki/Blue…
dragonvale.wikia.com/wiki/Apoc…
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016
Oh my gosh, this comment got buried in my notifications and I forgot all about it. I'm so sorry!

The Bloom dragon and the Blue Moon dragon would be $55+shipping. The Apocalypse dragon would be $65+shipping. Shipping for a single dragon to anywhere in the US is $4.
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Esper-of-Tropica Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Alrighty. And it's fine, I just wanted to get an amount for future reference. :)
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Drawingles Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Also, how do we let you know of a commission? I was thinking of maybe doing one.❤️😊
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015
I see you figured it out. I replied to your note! :]
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Drawingles Featured By Owner Edited Nov 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How much would it be for a green and yellow dragon pendant? With a green gem in the eye? (Glass Gem) 😊
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V-Smile Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
Cool! I may commission you when I can~
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HowManyDragons Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
Sounds good! Send me a note when you're ready. :)
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V-Smile Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
I will~
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