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Fjadermeister Commission by Jag6201It won't snow today by RinaKisaragi
Esmeralda by Crissiesaurus Who's Got the Power of Voodoo? by Crissiesaurus
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Fun in the leaves by EdithSparrowSquirrelyTodd Art Trade by PaleMount
Figaro Portrait by fishebonethe arrival of a queen by fishebone

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took a few pictures today, and decided to upload a few. 
I would love to get some critique. 
   
oh my dear friends and followers, this girl is so tired. 
 Why is this such a hard thing to do? I try to price my portraits based on the amount of time it takes to paint them. On Average this takes about 15 hours. At $8 an hour this puts me at a base price of $120 and I always offer to work with people, I'm easy to haggle with, honestly :noes:.
 Is that too much? I personally [being the artist] do not feel like it is too much to ask, yet I can not seem to get any Commissions. I've only done ONE in the last several months. I have a FB page where I try to advertise sometimes, but my main focus has been here on dA. 
 Does anyone have any advice? Is it too pricey? Am I just advertising in all the wrong places? I'm at a loss and it's starting to war on my confidence in my art. :/
here are a few examples of my work:

The Ecstasy of Gold by SquirrelyToddRhoad Rhave by SquirrelyToddZippos Sensation by SquirrelyTodd

BONUS QUESTION:
what size canvas should I be working on for proper prints? I've had one complaint about the portrait on the left not printing clearly.

LAST CHANCE TO COLLECT YOUR ART

Thu Aug 14, 2014, 11:38 AM


:new: I have created a folder for deviations that will be deleted! :new:

I've said it before and never went through with it, but this time I am very serious, and it's going to happen. 
If you want to keep your commissions and gifts etc, you need to go through my gallery and upload it to your own account. Just link it back to me in the comments for credit. 
Starting next week I AM going to go through the ENTIRE gallery and Delete MOST everything. 
A few things will be pulled over to Svartalv, but for the most part i'm just going to delete everything. 

the Coloring Book will stay though <3 that will forever be available for you guys. I need to add some more to it.

Please please please collect your art.

<3 love,
 --- Squirrely

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SquirrelyTodd
Squirrely Todd
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Your real name: Erica Todd
Age: Twenty-One
Height: 4'10"
Natural hair colour: Brunette
Eye colour: Hazel
Skin color: Neon White [lol]
Glasses/contacts?: umm, I'm Supposed to wear contacts... <_<
Piercings: Ears
Mannerisms: Agressive, defensive, withdrawn
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Pick Your Favorite, which one is the nicest photograph? Consider the entire image and not just the horse pose. 

39%
18 deviants said Dream horse IV by Alexxaandraa
30%
14 deviants said Too beautiful for words by Alexxaandraa
20%
9 deviants said Dream horse II by Alexxaandraa
11%
5 deviants said Beauty Impersonated by Alexxaandraa

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Tsuki-Taiyo Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, what happened to your lineart here: geilheit.deviantart.com/favour… ? Why did you pout it into storage? :( Could you maybe unstore it or upload it to your sta.sh? please? :c
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kvdolan Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday!! :party: :cake:
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HorseLover894 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Student Photographer
Hi there!I wanted to ask you if I can do some of your linearts in traditional.Because I have no ways to do digital.I completely understand if you say no!
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badazal Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hey :D Not sure if you were trying to watch my stream, but i am back now :) someone with the user "squirrel" had come but left haha!
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swagstag Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*runs up to, boops on nose and sprints off again screeching*
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