Another short update here for you. I'm about to send out the first batch of commissions from the convention. These will be for :
I organized and put away most of my paperwork after adding all of the commission information to Trello, and now I'm not sure where I stored it. So, at the moment, I've had to email several of you to get your mailing address. So, I'll be heading to the post office to get them shipped out as soon as I have all the replies back. So far, I already have an address to send out Invoker. :)
This should ensure I can get these sent out sooner and then afterward I can go scouring through all my boxes for the commission slips. XD
Also, I planned on sending these out a week ago, but got caught up with a lot of stuff at work so didn't get much of an opportunity. But, this weekend's a lot less busy so I have more than enough time to run an errand like this. :/ Normally, my schedule is pretty weird (like, SUPER weird), so there are very narrow windows of opportunity for me to make it to the Post Office before it closes.
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It's been a bit since I last posted and update! So far, I've managed to finish two items in my commission queue and start on a third. Normally, commissions don't take me quite this long. However, the second item in my queue from the convention was pretty detailed and was also something I don't tend to do very often (a full reference sheet). So, it took me a while to get it right and to finish it and all the detailing.
That said, I'll be jumping full swing into the remaining list of commissions I have this weekend. The majority of the remaining work are badges, with a few full-body commissions here and there, so I doubt it'll take me as long to get through them and I should be able to continue at a much faster page. Especially since most of them are traditional. :)
If you'd like to actively track what's going on with the queue, please remember to check out out the Trello Board I have published for the FWA 2016 queue here: https://trello.com/b/kSLc1d2P/fwa-2016
And, as always, remember that you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions at any time. I try to check that address at least a couple times a day, so it shouldn't take me very long to get back to you. If you try to send me a note somewhere else like FA or Twitter, it could take me a few days to get back to you since I check those place less often (especially FA).
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What's up, guys! Just wanted to put out a quick update. So far, I've finished one full commission from the convention and am currently working on the second. I anticipated this one would take a bit longer since it's more complex (a full fursuit reference sheet!) and something I haven't really done before.
However, progress is coming along so I'm hoping I can be done with it in the next week or two. Once that's done, the rest should go alone pretty quickly since they're mostly badges.
As usual, you can find the current queue on Trello here: https://trello.com/b/kSLc1d2P/fwa-2016
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It's been a few days since the end of FWA, and I've had to take a bit of time to re-adjust to my normal work schedule, and to contend with some minor health issue (mostly some jacked up back pain XD). But, I should be able to work on commissions from the convention queue starting this weekend. :)
I've already created a Trello board for this, which can be found here: https://trello.com/b/kSLc1d2P/fwa-2016
There's one commission in particular that's a bit confusing for me, as I took down the person's info but they didn't include a phone number or email address I could use to contact them. In addition, I don't have any references that are unaccounted for. The commission is labeled with questions marks and set with the commissioner's first name (that was the only thing I could go by to identify them). So, if this is you, please shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the future, I'll be making a more detailed commission form. The current one I've used for the past few cons has worked pretty well, especially since it's a great size for me to tuck away and stuff into one of the boxes where I keep important badge supplies. However, it was still mostly a stand-in until I could design a different form that could hold more information. So, I'll guess I'll be starting on that soon... Read More
Hey guys! It's been a busy few days, but the convention is over (or at least super close to it). I just wanted to put up an update and let commissioners know that I should be able to go through everything and post my queue for artwork as soon as I get home. Thanks to everyone that ordered artwork from me at the con, as well as everyone that stopped by my table to chat! :D Read More