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About Varied / Hobbyist Core Member KseniaFemale/Russia Recent Activity
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Q: Doc, do you take commissions?
A: Why, yes, of course. Not often, though.

Q: Are there any general rules for your commissions?
A: Not really, but there are several taboos. First of all, I generally paint PG-13-rated images; I can add blood or sexual themes, yet I don't enjoy painting porn. I don't do detailed backgrounds unless you are willing to spare extra money. Also I'm not amused when you ask me to paint somebody whose anatomy I don't know well or somebody I don't like, just because this way I cannot be sure of the image quality.

Q: So you only paint the stuff you like, don't you?
A: Yes, and I think that's fair. See, it's simple: the more I like the characters, the more effort I put into painting them. Since there's quite a lot of characters I do like, it is safe to say I can paint almost anything.

Q: How can you tell if you can paint some particular image?
A: I always check if I can physically paint the image you'd like to have as a result before starting the serious work, so that I can guarantee it's possible.

Q: I want this and that to be done, now take my money!
A: No, I shall not. You pay me for work only when it's finished and approved from both sides.

Q: How long does it take to finish a commissioned work?
A: That depends on the specific work. Some get done within one evening. Some get revisited for weeks.

Q: What is the average number of commissions in progress you are usually working at?
A: One. I don't take several commissions at one time, because I want to be fully focused on one task and do it right.

Q: How do I know if you're working on a commission?
A: Check the top of this FAQ: there's my current status. If it says "off", that means I'm working on something (or: I'm tired, ill, asleep, on vacation, in a wood, collecting mushrooms...) and cannot take any orders right now. If it says "on"... there you go, I'm open for ideas!

Q: What's your pricing policy?
A: Easy to calculate. First we talk things through and I check if I can do what you want, and then we can choose from the following options:
• a rough sketch, lines only, non-printable size - 5 $ (extra character: + 2 $)
• a detailed sketch, grey shading, non-printable size - 10 $ (extra character: + 5 $)
• a detailed graphic drawing in shades of grey, printable size -25 s (extra character: + 5 $)
• a rough painting in color, non-printable size - 3o $ (extra character: + 10 $)
• a detailed printable painting in full color - 40-50 $ (extra character: + 1oS)
• adding detailed background starts with 15 $ and depends on the complexity of the work.

If you want a fully painted detailed design for printing on t-shirts, book covers, posters, etc., and the quantity of the prints is going to be over 100 pieces, the price starts from 300 $ (but is negotiable in any specific case).

Q: I want a pink dragon with butterfly wings and the face of drunken Benedict Cumberbatch carrying Clark Gregg dressed in a pirate hat and kevlar thongs into the sunset over the valleys of the Seven Kingdoms!
A: What were you smoking? Please, share! Also, I'm sure we can talk this over and make the image a bit saner. Or, I can do it... if you promise you'll NEVER show it to Benedict Cumberbatch and Clark Gregg, unless it was them who suggested the idea!




Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Mostly female.
Mostly human.
Mostly harmless.


volle kraft voraus by erebus-odora
volle kraft voraus
oil (mostly indigo blue), canvas, 40 x 75 cm
painted while singing along to german songs about the seas and storms
sold to a love

{komm geh mit mir, übers wasserübers meer © unheilig}
requested :: many faces by erebus-odora
requested :: many faces

So a few days ago I asked you lot if you’d like to see some gore or some flowers when I try to paint one of Edward Hogg’s faces. Some of you said both. A few asked for flowers. Lots of you asked for blood.

I honestly can’t decide, choose the one you like; it’s the same face, just with different… decoration.



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Mister-Hizum Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
Спасибо за вотч ^_^ Очень рад закомству) Про твое таро легенды ходят
Tygriess Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015  Hobbyist
Happy Birthday!!
Kimblewick Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015   Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! Hope it's a wonderful day :)
TagadaComatose Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015
Happy Birthday!
libertimages Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Dear Ksenia, as "dark grey" you might be, I wish you a great, wonderful, happy B-Day !!!Airborne Glomp! 
LosVelka Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Have a wonderful birthday! I sadly can afford only a free gift 
winterschok Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015
Happy Birthday!
Sunflower-Bunny Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Hi, I really like your Grimm and Hannibal art! Your conceptual pieces are beautiful!
LillyTalent Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're SO talented! I love your style! ♥
vvvDragonsNestvvv Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I've always loved your art, but your Cilenti/Childermass gives me life. Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us!
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