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:icontrinity-cake:Trinity-Cake posted a status
am I doing something wrong?

like am I advertising my commissions wrong??

how come nobody is interested in my commissions??

is my art not good enough to commission??

do people want ecchi/sexy art?? since that seems to be what people want?? since that seems to be what sells??

what is it exactly I'm doing wrong??

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Spirit-Of-The-Flames Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I think the only thing you're doing "wrong" is trying to advertise only to your watchers.
A lot of the times, you won't get much traction by advertising to your watchers.
Share in groups, share in forums, share in lots of places to get more notices.
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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
I do advertise my journal to groups and such, but I still barely get a response.
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Spirit-Of-The-Flames Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I wonder what the problem is, then..... I never get commissioners, either, so I'm probably not a good one to answer this, eheheheh
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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
I think its because DA is so dead and I feel you'll only get noticed If you have a super talented, amazing, breath-taking art and art style.
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Spirit-Of-The-Flames Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah.. Sparkley-Barbie-Doll art
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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
or a badass-edgy-dark-cool art.
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Spirit-Of-The-Flames Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, that too
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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
yup.
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FATMANWALKTHELAND Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017
if you don't mine me asking how many point do you wont for your  commission work?

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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017
well if you're interested, I got colored/shaded sketch commissions open: trinity-cake.deviantart.com/jo… for 300 :iconpointsplz:
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DramaPersona Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No you're not doing anything wrong!

Perhaps you just need to share more of your art in groups so that they're aware of what you're capable of doing.

Maybe you should add more options for the commissioner, I've seen you do full (your OCs)  / half bodies (bleach) and now the latest, headshots ^~^

You've got your own style and there's nothing to be ashamed of! Your rough sketch is actually adorable :+fav:

You don't need to do ecchi / pg-13 + art, there's no need to do something like that.

There's exactly nothing wrong! But if you allow me, I can suggest you tips to use...
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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017
thank you I appreciate your comment!

I know, I need a better more well organized commission journal.

the reason I said that was because a lot of people seem to love commissioning that kind of art and its sad. :/

sure, offer some tips!~:)
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DramaPersona Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't mind ^~^ I want you to have confidence on yourself too >:3

You're probably just surounded by those kind of clients but it's not wrong, you just don't have to do it ^^;

My tip for you is that you can offer up more options for clients to choose from. I've seen what you can do and you can sell out the style you're most comfy with like the rough sketch your offering up right now. You also need to think of a fair price to draw clients in, if the style you're offering is easy for you, you can lower the price and set up more slots so that multiple clients can buy.

You need to also set some rules about what you can do, say that you'll only accept what currency so that clients are aware of what they should use for paying. What you will or will not accept (nsfw request for example) << something like that.

Set up some examples and a guide of what it is they're going to buy and share the artwork you have to groups that focus mainly on commissions or art to draw attention.


Sorry if it seemed a little rush but I have somewhere to go today, but that doesn't stop me from stopping you of think lowly of yourself >:3 I did say I wanted to get a commission from you and once I've saved up I will come back!
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Trinity-Cake Featured By Owner Edited Mar 18, 2017
ok, I'll take your advice!! thank you for helping me!!

I'm pretty bad at organizing commission journals so this helps!~:)
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DramaPersona Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's no problem, and you're welcome!

I got those tips when I was reading through journals and noticed a pattern on each one (when I just started out.)

Hope everything goes well!
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