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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:44 am 
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Completed: XOXO Academy, Of Ice & Snow, Pairs [NaNo17]
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Skype: miss.chouette
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THE STORY.


Nova never thought she would return to Stonewater after her grandmother passed away three years ago-- but when she inherits the home she spent her summers in as a child, Nova finds herself returning to the small beach town.

Mysteries abound when she discovers a mysterious chest in the house containing five intricately carved frosted glass spheres and a letter from her grandmother telling her to break open her happiness.

​She didn't understand at first...

But everything changed when she fell into the ocean, surrounded by shards of frosted glass.


Not to give too much away but... the titular ocean pearls are heirlooms from Nova's grandmother and a catalyst for ending up in an accidental arranged marriage with one of five love interests, who are rulers of the ocean kingdoms. They are mermen, but without tails. I'm going the webbed, vaguely scaley humanoid route.

WHAT I REQUIRE.


I would like one sprite or line artist.

They need to have experience drawing/coloring ethnically diverse people, hair textures and styles (including braids, locs, 3c to 4c curls and twists) and body types. They also need to be comfortable with drawing scaley people (aka mermen, but no tails.) I'm just putting it out there in advance.

I don't want anything wild like this [x] but something more subtle, like shoulder scales, and maybe gills would be required.

They need to have some way to communicate regularly (Skype, Discord, Google Hangouts, Email, whatever) since those are main avenues of communication.

ABOUT THE COMMISSION.


This game is commercial.

I would like to release a demo as well as two routes in May. In order to do that I will need six characters, waist up, single pose, 4-10 expressions each and one character bust (for the main character), one pose, 10 expressions. If I need additional expressions, we can renegotiate for another rate.

There is a total character count of 15 for the whole VN and I would like to work with the same person. Artists with non-negotiable prices more than $40USD/sprite need not apply. Regardless of your quality of work, I cannot afford you. :(

Nova & Co. are adults/older than high school age, so I'd like them to look like it-- cartoon and semi-realism are preferred, and I am much less inclined towards purely anime style or super realism.

Please PM me here on LSF, post in this thread or email me at misse.chouette [gmail].

If you are interested in working with me, please include the following information in your message:

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Subject: Ocean Pearls

  • Ethnically diverse samples of your work
  • Delivery time for sprites
  • Your rates and a total price quote
  • Any questions you have for me


NOTE: I am also open to having just clean line art commissioned. If you would like to be considered JUST for that, include price information for line art in your email/pm/post.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:44 am 
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Projects: The Rose of Segunda, Outmoded, KIGAEA Tactics, Fifth Love, Alone: The Dakrness, Sins of Pandora
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Hey there! I am grealy interested! Please feel free to look at my samples
link: http://www.loiloichan.deviantart.com
or I could send you more samples for it via pm :)

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:58 am 
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:07 am 
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@LoiLoi -- Your portfolio is great! I especially thing the painterly style girl in your commissions post is adorable, however it's not quite what I'm seeking at the moment. Thank you!

@Lislette -- Thank you for your message! I have responded.

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The position is still open thus far.

I have edited the first post with more details to show what I am looking for.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:46 pm 
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I have sent an email to you, hopefully you have received it.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:32 pm 
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I have received your email! Thank you and I'll be responding shortly. If I can ask, can you remove my full email so the spambots don't get it?

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:22 pm 
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Location: Ulianovsk, Russia
Deviantart: AnastasiaMorning
Hello!
I am interested in working with you.
I can work in various styles but mostly my art is semi-realistic.
Here you can have a look at my work http://anastasiamorning.deviantart.com/gallery/ Willing to do a test task if needed.
My prices are negotiable. I can do sprites for 25-30 USD per sprite and 2-5 USD per clothing/expression variation depending on style and level of detail.
If you're interested please PM or email me. My email is artisticanastasia@gmail.com


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:18 pm 
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I have responded to all who have messaged me.

Position is still open.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:49 am 
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Edited the first post to be even more clear as to what's required of the artist. (^: I hope that it's more detailed/helpful!

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:26 pm 
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Hello, I'm really interested in your project. I'm comfortable and have experience in drawing different ethnicity, fantasy creatures like mermaids and different hairstyle. I have a small portfolio to show you how much I'm capable of adapting and drawing different styles, and if you're interested I'd be happy to give you a free commission to let you see if you'd like to hire my services.

Here's a dropbox link to my portfolio:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6qae0t43fdlo8 ... o.rar?dl=0

Thank you for considering me and have a great day!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:57 pm 
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I PM'ed you, V4032.

Position still open.

(also, thank you hinatayoyo!!)

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