It's been a while since I actually wrote a journal entry!
I've finally got to a point where I am wanting to set up my work for prints. So please, tell me what work in my gallery you want me to set up as a print and I will do it. Old digital, traditional, and photography.
I'm setting it up on Deviantart and re-opening my Zazzle account.
For now, I am NOT
ready for Patreon BUT on the other hand I would like to introduce my two new Ko-Fi accounts for other's who want to support me but not directly buy prints:
On my Zaellrin Ko-Fi I will be posting ALL my photography. (Including photos from my Pixel that are not on DA) PLUS it is also a blog to how I lost 80 pounds for those interested in my weight loss journey. You can support me here:
On my Etchwyrm Ko-FI I will be posting my practice sketches along with old and new artwork from this gallery and from my other at Etchwyrm Feel free to let me know if you see something you would like me to post. You can support me here:
What is Ko-Fi? Similar to patreon but without all the tier's and complications. It is a free platform that allows supporters to support the artist they love. Consider it a tip jar that you do not have to sign up on to support someone. Plus it is purely through paypal. If it remotely takes off I will add hi-res downloads on it too.
The reason I held off for so long is that an artist barely make anything off of selling their artwork on sites like Zazzle and Deviantart. And if that artist is not popular, they may never make the threshold required to pull their earnings. (I've had this problem with zazzle for a few years now since you require $50 in earning's to pull it - and I just can't seem to get there making only a few dollars from a sale) Prior I had attempted Patreon, zazzle, and several other platform sites - but I was at the worst/darkest time of my life... and as I was fading, so was my passion for art and life. All of it failed during that time.
I do still have a Tumblr and I am trying to decide rather to close my facebook pages or not since what I have is not really a business. (Facebook keeps driving me crazy about them being business's.) I plan on using my youtube channel eventually but I'm still learning how to use OBS to record my drawings.
Anyhow, If you have any suggestions - please share!!!
Speed forward to 2019! Recently life has been great. And hopefully soon to be better once we sell this old house and move to the inspirational place we dream of living. I am doing studies with my drawings to become a better artist, and I'm on a roll with my photography. I hope this year will be fantastic for everyone!
Skin Art: Zaellrin