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For the past several years Tink :iconjkrolak: has served me well as an icon here on DA. But should I choose a new one? 

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11 deviants said Maybe, but only if you find one you really like
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2 deviants said No, keep the current one.
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2 deviants said Yes, I would be happy to make one for you.
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1 deviant said Yes, another version of Tink could freshen up the site
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No deviants said Yes, an icon a day, that's all we ask
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No deviants said No, who looks at icons anyway.
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No deviants said Maybe, I know ( *blank* ) who could make one for you (cheep) comment below

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J. Krolak
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It came down to a miracle catch followed by a very questionable final play.

But congratulation New England on winning a very well played Super Bowl.

Off to drown sorrows with a grande triple shot extra mocha espresso.
  • Mood: Hurt
  • Listening to: The big game
  • Reading: game statistics
  • Watching: Superbowl
  • Playing: Football
  • Eating: nachos

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Are you sure it's Jade? by jkrolak
Are you sure it's Jade?

Reposting of commissioned art


To be honest I'm not 100% sure if this is one of mine or :iconmodmyths: that got misfiled, as we often share, have similiar ideas, and borrow plot lines or scenes from each other.

But Powergirl has a lot of questions concerning the credentials of whoever certified the "rare/expensive" Chinese carving of a Jade horse. Jade certainly doesn't tingle like that. And based on the minor repair chip she spotted, PG is pretty sure that it isn't really green either. Is that .... red?


Art by: uncredited

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Airi the Centauress from TWHE by jkrolak
Airi the Centauress from TWHE

Reposting of commissioned art


Thanks to a magical disguise from Celcia, Airi expected little difficulty is checking the nuble elfin school girls for any of the hidden stray spell fragments they would need to return home. As a centauress gym teacher is was only natural that she supervise them in the showers. And it felt so natural, with amazingly realistic detailing right down to twitching ears and swishing tial. So why were Ceicia and her assistant Annette struggling so hard to to keep from giggling and saying it would help her fit in with their world. It was only going to be a temporary role while the searched to school .....

From: Those Who Hunt Elves / Airi Komiyama


Art by: unable to translate signature

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Loiscena by jkrolak
Loiscena

Reposting of commissioned art


Maybe agreeing to model for Lana was not sure a good idea after all, as Lois had the feeling that it was going to be a little difficult to remove her costume.

Art by: B Shearer.

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Old Reflection by jkrolak
Old Reflection

Reposting of commissioned art

"The transformation was so quick and effortless," she tought swishing her new tail just for the pleasure of feeling it more. Now if only this mirror image would finally update so she could see her new self.

Art by: JL (name not found)

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MacHammac Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for llama :D
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falcougeplz Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Thanks for the llama! You do commissions too? What are your prices?
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jkrolak Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Sorry wrong end of the pipeline, I am usually the patron getting the commission. I have been posting the works done for me when the artist takes down the picture from their gallery.

When it comes to pricing, I am of two minds. The collector side of me will always appreciate gifts, freebies, and complementary illustrations when I can have them done.

The realist side is a bit more practical.

1) This is not a race to the bottom. You should always price according to the time you need, materials to produce work, market, and skill level
2) This is the internet. That means you are competing world wide. Factor in currency exchange cost in your base price including Paypal fees
3) You are in competition with EVERYONE at your price level - be prepared to do something  (color a little better, draw a little bigger, add a little extra detail, lines are inkes) to stand out form your completion but don't break rule 1.
4) Know and respect your limits. You know how much time you need on average and keep the number of clients manageable. A long client list may look impressive but can scare off potential customers (who are often paying in advance) and give the impression you are overwhealmed.
5) Be willing to adjust prices - no body buying try advertising, better samples, or *gulp* a sale (may temporarily break rule 1). Too much work - time to raise prices and perhaps get a little pickier on projects you can do.
6) Points (site credits) are nice, but MONEY talks. Cash work comes first, then credits, then fun/freebies.
7) Everyone has own interpretation of rules / fair price - be willing to look at all then taylor them to best suite your needs.

Hope that helps.
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t3h3r3ee Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wooden Artist: News Centaur by t3h3r3ee  Done!
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cavallo400 Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago
Thank you very much for the Llama badge and adding my pictures to your collection ! *wink*
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StalinDC Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Thanks for the fav!
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crshh Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Thanks for the llama.
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blackdragonx5 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Thanx for the fav+
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theo46 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
thanks for the llama :D
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Raynated Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey there~ Here you go 'Hand Jive' - Comm for Jkrolak by Raynated
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