I'm looking for an artist to potentially work with on a series of different drawings over time. You see, I'm an aspiring writer and one of the things I would love most would be to see my characters drawn out because that would be amazing. Unfortunately, I lack the ability to draw very well myself (unless you count stick figures, ), which is why I'm searching for someone more skilled than I in creating these characters. I've had a tiny bit of experience commissioning someone before; earlier in the year, at a convention, I met a very lovely artist who drew two of my characters together in color for $25 (on an 8x10 piece of paper, I believe). I enjoyed the drawing so much, it's given me the commission bug, haha.
Ahem. I digress. I would very much love to find an artist to work with gradually on creating these characters (and I'm also open to working with more than one artist if money allows). I admit, I'm currently not working and will be heading off to university soon, but I'm still open to collaborating little by little as time goes by. I'm more than happy to pay with Paypal or if any other means exist that work for the artist, discuss other potential options. I'm not sure exactly what details to post here, as I've never made a journal openly looking for an artist before, but I will say the following.
- These drawings would NOT be used for commercial use. They would be for me and I would only ever post them online if I were to somehow get a website created around the series I'm writing, and if I were to do such a thing, I would give credit to the artist without question. Should the artist still request a contract, I'd be more than happy to talk with them over it.
- The drawings would be frontal views of the characters from about the hips up.
- I'm more than happy to work with the artist on price and payment method.
- I'm looking for more of a realistic style of art. Chibis are adorable, I admit, and I may look into those in the future.
- And I would be more than happy to give the artist as much detail and as many references as I can for the characters.
And... That's all I can think of to say at this moment. Thank you to anyone who reads and responds to this. I'm more than happy to work with an artist, and I would do the best I could to not be annoying about commissioning. I know that patience is important when you're asking someone to create something for you, because as artists, you have lives of your own. Again, thank you for your time.
~ Hollowgo (David)