when your drawing do you ever just spend like 3 hours on perfecting the shape of the body of the person your drawing then it hits you that you still need to add clothes and a lot of the stuff you just spent hours perfecting is going to be erased?
science major friend: “Don’t worry, when I have a successful scientist job I’ll buy your paintings out of pity so that you can get by.”
artist me: “It’s cute how you think you’ll be able to afford my paintings.”
Here’s what I’ve learned about doing commissions:
You either have to be
- or an artist with 3000000 followers
to get commissions
Any other time you try to get commissions you may as well be an ant asking for sugar. It ain’t happening.