telophase: (Gin grins)
Lately, I've run across some people complaining about artists charging a lot of money at conventions for their work. The people complaining are upset that they can't afford art.

What they don't know is how expensive it is to sell the art. Here's the breakdown, with actual costs and intake, from the convention I just went to:
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I'm not posting this to ask for tips on reducing costs, and such will be ignored. This entire endeavor is a hobby, and I'm doing it primarily to recoup my expenses. This post is a public service announcement that I can link to the next time I run across someone complaining about how much artists charge for their work in artist alleys.


And oh, yeah: you might now understand why I am saying COMMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN. Info HERE.
telophase: (Yachiru - happy smiley)
Got a nibble here and on DA. When I'm open again, I'll let y'all know. :D


I'm biting the bullet and opening for commissions, since I signed up on MangaBullet for them* although I'm only keeping two slots open at a time so I don't overwhelm myself. :)

Rates, samples, etc. on my DeviantArt page.

([ profile] yhlee won me in the [ profile] livelongnmarry auction, so she's in the invisible slot before #1. XD)

* Rates are kinda high, but (a) I draw slowly and (b) I only need to get one every 2 or 3 months to pay for it.

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