Sword Art Online themed character Commission!
*personal story to follow* Lol You've been warned!
A real honest to Jesus full price commission. This was a first for me and oh so gratifying! A guy I used to know when I was a kid saw my Inktober work this past October (it occurs to me now that I never actually posted any of it on dA...Oops. Lol) and contacted me about doing a SAO flavored character based on him. I told him my usual fee and he pretty much told me I was way underselling myself (turns out he's an artist too!) and told me if I'd create it for him he'd pay me what he thought my baseline should be.
WELL. After months of dealing with sickness, work stresses, and general art block, I finally got to his commission. AND HE LOVED IT. and I love it. Lol I won't gush anymore except to say that his reaction made my WEEK and his idea of what my 'base price' should be absolutely BLEW MY MIND. Praise God, wow, this was a wonderful experience! I really needed that feeling of being appreciated for what I can do (especially when I've been feeling so taken advantage of [for lack of a better phrase] at work lately..) The whole experience just made me feel so much better about my art and ability <3