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You might have noticed that I disabled comments on commissions. That's because I see no point in people commenting and asking about characters and ideas which aren't my own ( so comments on my personal art are still allowed ). It was pretty awkward in the past when the design of a character or the content of the picture was criticized and people didn't really understand that I'm an artistic service provider and not everything I draw came from my own mind. I'm a freelance artist, people pay me to draw what they want, they are the ones who pay my bills.

I noticed myself that I keep getting asked to draw the same things over and over again. Once I had 3 people in a row telling me to draw their characters looking into the night sky.  And this concept is wanted again and again ( currently two again ) because in my gallery it might be a very repetitive thing but for the person who ordered it it's probably something they haven't seen with their characters so far. I understand it can get boring for my watchers but I have to please my paying clients,  not persuade them to let me draw something else because I need to keep my watchers entertained. Most of my clients also send me detailed information about which pose they want, so well described or with references ( from other pictures I drew ) that I don't have artistic freedom anymore. And again, if several people want a side view or their characters standing on a cliff, staring into the sky, etc. then it's their wish that matters.
If you work as a cook then you can't complain about 70% of your guests wanting pizza either and go like "Bohoo, but I can cook steak, noodles, rice and potatoes as well!"

If you want the same now, hey, don't worry, even if a dozen people ask me to draw it I will. This is not to prevent future clients from asking those popular concepts, it's to make everyone here understand that I draw what I'm asked to draw. I'm working on commissions every day, most of my time and creativity goes into that because, like I said, it's my job and I want to make my clients happy. For Eurofurence I have to draw things that have a big chance of actually getting sold. My ideas for more RotG-fanart aren't ending and I also regularly work on my oneshot-collection on Fanficntion.net. You might notice that there's not much time left. Actually my RotG-work is the only thing I do for fun. Even the animal pictures I'm currently working on will be for Eurofurence next year, because I need new prints and originals.

So, I hope you understand where I'm coming from. ;)

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My Mateys :

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My kiwi bird club :

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***ART-TRADES / REQUESTS*** : NO ( so please stop asking me! )

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JamJams Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconhappybirthday1plz::iconhappybirthdayplz2::iconhappybirthdayplz3::iconhappybirthdayplz4:
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unicorn-skydancer08 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
A very happy birthday to you! :party: :iconcakelickplz: :iconcookiegwompplz: :iconfurryglompplz: :iconchocolateheartplz: :juggle: :airborne: :iconweekenddanceplz:
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Axe-lTheSystem Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!! :party: ^_^
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fanimepegasister1420 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  New member Student General Artist
ha...happy birthday...su...susan...
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XSol-StudiosX Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy B-day :D my sister :3
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:D and the mom
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I hope you like it X3
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