50% of your commission fee goes to the Charity of Our Choosing:
or this non-Charity: The Democratic National Committee (Yep, I'm a Democrat! So, the next organization may not surprise you...)
Money, in the past, has totally messed with my "mojo", my muse, my artistic powers or whatever you call them. For some reason, when I was trying to do something "Selfish" like earn money through my art, which is a gift (curse?) from the cosmos, I felt all guilty and it messed with my head and commissions didn't get finished or come out well. (BTW - I'm insane! Very loving, but, full-on insane. It's a nice way to be most of the time, except when you're withdrawing from Effexor, which SUCKS. Otherwise, I highly recommend being insane.)
So, I had to find a way to make some dosh from my art without triggering my Catholic guilt for using this gift I have (curse...) to have pocket change. The solution? CAUSES! Charities. I love 'em!
Commission Dee, Support a Cause!
Dee's Commission Policy
I'm still very busy, and because of this, I'm expensive when I do take a commission, and unfortunately, quite often I simply have to turn folks down. But, right now, I've got extra time, and I want extra money, so...Go for it! It could be the last time I ever take commissions...but probably not. :)
Subject Matter: I'll gladly draw dragons, humans, humanoids, furries, faeries, elves, dwarves, griffons, pegasus, unicorns or any combination, with or without backgrounds. Think of something, and I'll try to draw it for you. :) I'm pretty open. I can also do pet portraits, put real people into fantasy settings and fantasy garb, character portraits, anthro characters, etc. I'm not terrific at landscapes or cool designs, but I can try an idea if you've got it.
Rule #1: No Pern®, dammit! (So stop asking me..you know who you are! :) ) I'm prohibited legally from doing anything in this genre. In fact, I may refuse to do any work based on someone's books or any other kind of trademarked work. I almost got sued once, and the experience nearly killed me.
Special: Po' Folk, Students, Etc: If you just want a nicely finished B&W sketch from me, via this special, you can get one!
If you just want a digital -- not the original, then they're only $10. You pay me $10, and I send you a digital sketch. Voila! You want revisions, then the price goes up, though.
If you want the original on paper, signed: 8"x10" paper. They're only $10, plus $4.00 shipping and handling. I do 'em on nice paper (no grease or coffee stains! Unless you want 'em.) I sign 'em and mail them to you. I can do my more usual black and white line art style, or something pencilly and sketchy, or whatever. Please note, there are NO revisions allowed on the $10 special. You pay me via PayPal, and then I mail it to you.
What will $40 get me?
Hardcopy "Real" Items (Signed Originals): A detailed black and white pencil or pen and ink sketch on high quality paper (linen resume type) with revisions. If we get the piece right on the first go-round, I will throw in pencil color or watercolor wash but you'd have to hit me JUST right at that price.
Digital Small Color Piece: 800x600, full color, 72dpi.
What will $50-$200 get me?
Digital pieces at 72 dpi to a max. size of 8.5"x11" (A4) with exclusive rights. I will not post these pieces to Dreslough.com to share with the world. I may, however, choose to make and sell prints. If you allow me to share the digital with the rest of the world (put it on my website under open license) I will give you a discount on the piece.
Hardcopy Art: an 8"x11" original on high quality paper in pen and ink with a watercolor wash, pencil coloring. Price depends on subject matter and degree of difficulty.
What Will $150-$500 get me?
Digital pieces at 300 dpi from 5"x5" to 8.5"x11" with print(s). These pieces will probably be sold in my printshop, but you will receive a 8.5"x11" print and a 11x17" poster print from CafePress, as well as a copy of the digital picture data file. If you allow me to share the digital with the rest of the world at 72 dpi (put it on my website under open license that applies to the rest of my work) I will give you a discount on the piece.
If you want your hardcopy print signed, all you have to do is pay the extra shipping to get the print from me to you.
Hardcopy Art: if you want an original, this would get you a large format 11"x17" up to 18"x22" pen and ink with watercolor wash on quality paper, or a detailed pencil drawing, or a chicken sculpted out of butter. These pieces will be the original, signed by me.
$300-$600: Acrylic, Pen and Ink with Watercolor Wash, Watercolor "Real Hardcopy Art" Signed Original.
8"x11" to 18"x22" approx or larger. Depends on the canvas I have available at the time, or canvasboard. You get the original. I reserve all other rights.
Or, a one of a kind handmade sculpture or something. Did I mention I can sculpt a chicken out of butter?
If you need something in a larger size, we can negotiate the price. Get creative - haggle - see what you can con me into. :)
Email Dee with COMMISSION REQUEST in the subject.
If I don't answer my email, don't worry -- just email again. If I've become booked, I'll reply. If I don't reply, it could mean that my spamfilter's gone on a rampage again. You can also email DDreslough@yahoo.com and see if that gets to me. Damned spammers. I will eat them when the Revolution comes. MUAHAHAH!
and text (c) 1996-2008 Dee Dreslough unless otherwise noted.