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New Trainers? by Bobertbra

I'm selling these two designs as a trainer set for 3,000 points total!

And before you say "that's too much, I don't have that any points" let's just break it down, shall we?

In terms of work time, each character that I draw takes at least 3 hours, sometimes four, with the initial design process, sketch, lineart, coloring, shading and finishing touches. This is two designs, so I estimate that I spent about 7 hours total with these guys. 

Now, 3,000 points on DA is equivalent to $30. So let's divide 30 by 7 and we get a little over $4.25 an hour. That is ridiculously cheap labor, if you think about it.

Most art is severely underpriced, and it's largely due to the fact that people just want to buy things as cheaply as possible, and they don't stop to consider how it effects the artist.

So, I'm not saying this to guilt anyone, if no one buys them then I wont be offended. I just don't want people to comment and say, "I wish I could but I don't have enough points" or "That's too expensive" because in reality, no it's not too expensive, it's actually extremely cheap in terms of work time.

That's a main reason I stopped offering commissions, because to make it worth my time, I would have to charge a high number of points, and most people just want cheap prices for quality art, something I think is incredibly backwards.

Anyways, that's my rant, but I would love these guys to go to a great home that they will get used in! Comment below if you are interested!


Artist | Student | Digital Art
United States
For those who ask, I have stopped doing commissions. So you may see them in my gallery from the past, but I will not be doing them anymore, at least til I change my mind haha

<3 you bebes

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nomorejoker Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hello remember a few weeks back i ask if i could draw one of your pokemon here it is…
Rees-bees Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the fave~
Bobertbra Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
no prob!
Pkmn-Dusk-Red Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the fave, appreciated. Also your Pokemon designs are wicked cool. You get a watch!!!
Bobertbra Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thanks so much!
zerudez Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you have been SLAYED ON you must send this to 10 other slayers by midnight or else you will be SLAIN by SLAINE tonight!

Time To Rise And Shine by Lunchwere 
OverStart Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
sorry to bother you your epicness I was just wondering, would you mind if some time (in the distant future) I would attempt to make 3D models (in other words fan art) of your awesome fan made pokemon? Crediting you for each of corse!
Bobertbra Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
sure! if you feel like doin that, i'm not gunna stop ya!
OverStart Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
hazard100 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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