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AB Talksprite #6 for CicadaOkami by Avristed
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NO LONGER AVAILABLE DUE TO BURNOUT. Might start again should interest come back, or with a sufficiently interesting request.

Fully-custom talksprites. OCs and non-homestuck characters accepted.

Due to the disproportionately large amount of time I've spent fulfilling talksprite requests, I've decided to restrict requests to point commissions. This price includes a simple animation (EG talking) and possibly a simple alternate wardrobe. The aforementioned additions may be requested, but are not included by default.

Notice: For anyone concerned, I did receive legal permission to perform these commissions. Thank you.

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So I've been thinking about this a bit lately, mostly due to RL complicating..

I look at others' galleries and commission sheets, but I see widely-varying degrees of pricing and success. I have no idea where I stand in relation; how far is my art from being adequate for taking commissions? Also, what prices would be appropriate? Would there even be any interest if I opened for them? I'd prefer advice from artists experienced with taking commissions for the pricing, but I'll take whatever input I can get — please let me know what you think!
  • Mood: Confused
  • Listening to: https://soundcloud.com/avris-t/likes
  • Reading: Fanfictions
  • Watching: Birds!
  • Playing: Minecraft.
  • Eating: Delicious potatoes.
  • Drinking: Red gatorade
Blue by Avristed
Blue
Sapphire, awesome OC of the similarly-awesome DILeak

I might learn how to do proper backgrounds, someday. Maybe.
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In response to this by RadiantCharizard because the person has decided to block me after the first thing I've ever said to her rather than give me a chance to make a rebuttal. So much for "respecting opinions". It'd be great if this could find its way to her:

You completely missed my point. I neither saw nor care about the tattoo that you removed, and you were not necessarily wrong to remove it from a practical standpoint; it's the posturing that you've assumed on the subject that is the problem, and if you'd take the time to read my previous comment in a less emotionally-charged way, you'd see that I'm far more interested in how you approached the removal than the removal itself.

You have a serious attitude issue, and just because it's your account doesn't mean that it's not a public announcement, or that other people don't have the right to make suggestions to help you react in a more peaceful way. You're clearly frustrated by your experiences here, but feeling offended about it is just going to make you feel worse. It doesn't stop the theft, and it doesn't stop others' lack of thinking, and it doesn't help your art.

I'm tired of posts like that on dA, because they're a cancer on the community. You're not alone on this site, and contrary to what you seem to believe, what you say and do here does have consequence elsewhere; as a person others apparently want to emulate, your attitude encourages others' views and actions.. Which is a problem, when you hold yourself up with accusatorily-antisocial entitlement and look down on all of the little "morons" below you.

To summarise: I'm not saying you shouldn't try to protect something you cherish.. I'm saying that you shouldn't try to make an ethical issue out of it, because that is a slippery slope that too many deviants feel inclined to climb. Also, don't pull the "respect my damn opinion" card when you obviously have no respect for mine.
  • Mood: Disgust
  • Listening to: https://soundcloud.com/avris-t/sets/vibration
  • Reading: ???
  • Watching: Pixels
  • Playing: WoW
  • Eating: Pasta
  • Drinking: Red gatorade
Something I've been noticing a lot is the prevalence of watermarks... Specifically, watermarks that obscure or distort important visuals of the art they're intended to protect, tending toward unnecessary sizes covering much of the image — not just little ones in unimportant places.

While I personally feel that many deviants severely overreact on the matter, I still understand their desire to avoid mis-attribution; a thief claiming your art as their own — or attempting to impersonate you, in severe examples — can have a negative impact on your reputation and success as an artist, and evoke intense feelings of possessiveness. My question is, though, at what point do the countermeasures do as much harm as the problem? If you want to maintain the sanctity and integrity of your art, is defacing it really a valid option? More importantly, how many viewers even care?

I doubt anyone will be reading this, but I'd still very much like to hear your thoughts on the subject.
  • Mood: Questionable
  • Listening to: https://soundcloud.com/avris-t/sets/vibration
  • Reading: ???
  • Watching: Pixels
  • Playing: WoW
  • Eating: Pasta
  • Drinking: Red gatorade
Together by Avristed
Together
Lavender and Icebow, whose mane is now darker because blahblahfickleness. The lighter colour was okay and all, but I think it works better like this.

Took way longer to do something with this than it should've.. and it's still not exactly what I had in mind originally. Shrug.

Also yes, I am in fact alive.
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So I've been thinking about this a bit lately, mostly due to RL complicating..

I look at others' galleries and commission sheets, but I see widely-varying degrees of pricing and success. I have no idea where I stand in relation; how far is my art from being adequate for taking commissions? Also, what prices would be appropriate? Would there even be any interest if I opened for them? I'd prefer advice from artists experienced with taking commissions for the pricing, but I'll take whatever input I can get — please let me know what you think!
  • Mood: Confused
  • Listening to: https://soundcloud.com/avris-t/likes
  • Reading: Fanfictions
  • Watching: Birds!
  • Playing: Minecraft.
  • Eating: Delicious potatoes.
  • Drinking: Red gatorade

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Hahaha, I have no idea. I'm a freelance graphic designer, working primarily and occasionally for local businesses and organisations. I have a fondness for less formal art, though, and have dabbled in photography, pencil sketching, and even cast jewellery to sell. I've recently been toying with digital sketching, without much success (my gallery can attest to that). I'm incredibly lazy and/or forgetful, too, so hey.

Other than that, there's not much to say. I have a few interests, mainly mainstream stuff like any good hipster (??), and psychology. I love how people work! So yeah. That's about it..

Oh, right. I'm ambidextrous, but tend to favour my left hand for drawing/writing. Yay for smudges! Also, don't let my account's creation date fool you; I only recently moved to this new account from a much older one!

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DarkLight02 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much for the :+fav:
It really means a lot :hug:
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Avristed Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
You're very welcome! Keep up the excellence ^^
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DarkLight02 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
aw thanks, i'm trying :D
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Logan0x0 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
do u take requests :U
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Avristed Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
Depends on the request.
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cloe-patra Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks a lot for the fave :)
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PSY-On Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
Yoo thanks for the llama :D
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Snowflaky Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
thank you for the fave:iconawwplz:
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Avristed Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
Gladly! Jackie was a beautiful bird, you were lucky to have her (and she, you).
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Snowflaky Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
thank you, so true, i miss her still, she was one of a kind, always with me and so sweet...
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