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One Month of Commissions

It’s been almost a month since I started taking commissions. I’ve done eleven commissions so far, and my… customers? clients? seem to have been really happy with the outcome. I also realized that it required more time and energy than I first expected, so I’ve now raised prices slightly. I think my prices are still pretty low though. But my goal is just to earn enough money to cover basic necessities and at least that’s not too far off. As for the work itself, I find it really fun and rewarding. One thing I’ve learned is that, while one major part of it is to make pretty art, it’s equally important to figure out what the person paying for the art is looking for. This involves communication, sometimes a lot of it. It’s all fine to create a beautiful art piece, but if you draw a character in a way that doesn’t accurately reflect their personality, the client will probably […]

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