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Which of these art styles would you say appeals to you more? 

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49 deviants said Somewhat more realistic ones Return of the Cobra Ninja by DaBrandonSphere Dressed for China by DaBrandonSphere
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15 deviants said Cartoony/exaggerated proportions (e.g. big Disney-style eyes, lower waist/hip ratio) Nefertiti the Trap Queen by DaBrandonSphere Hypatia in Cartoon Style by DaBrandonSphere
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3 deviants said Other

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So this is a thing among artists of my generation. From what I can tell, it's a crowdfunding site where patrons can pay you a monthly pledge of $$ to produce art. Not commissions for specific pieces, mind you, but money so you can make any kind of art in general.

Ironically, the appeal of the fundamental concept is why I'm unsure about investing in it. It sounds like some kind of Faustian bargain, or maybe a siren song. I've always wanted to make money off what I naturally enjoy doing anyway, but the idea behind Patreon sounds so seductive that you can't help but wonder if there's a vicious catch lurking beneath it. In other words, it sounds too good to be true.

In addition, I've learned from previous ventures into selling art online that I fail at it. I don't know whether it's the quality of my artistic output, a lack of popularity for my subject matter, or simply that I have no idea how to advertise myself besides posting links on message boards or social media. Either way, I can't see Patreon working out much better for me even if it doesn't have any undesirable strings attached.

If anyone on DA has a Patreon page, please share me your experiences.

Commissions

Offering digital character art for $10
Roman Legatus by DaBrandonSphere
Hollywood Honey by DaBrandonSphere
For $10 each, I will produce a digitally colored, full-body sketch of any singular character you desire. Humans, animals, and fantasy creatures in any kind of pose are all acceptable, though anything pornographic will have to be turned down (this isn't a porn site). Each character will have a gradient background of any colors you want. Fan art and fan-created characters are also acceptable, though I'd prefer to draw the character in my own style rather than copy the original's (for you anime fans out there). So ask away via private notes and show me the monies! If you don't have DA points, PayPal will suffice.

(Will add an example of what I can draw for you later.)

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DaBrandonSphere
Brandon S. Pilcher
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
I'm an amateur artist and writer who has a B.A. in Biological Anthropology from the University of California in San Diego.

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Somebody out there, please save the Pokemon. They deserve to roam their natural habitats unmolested by human activity.
Why are Comic-Con tickets always sold out? It happened again this year and it wouldn't even be out until a month.
This morning I submitted a little short story titled Mark of a Muvhimi  to Clarkesworld Magazine. I don't expect to be accepted, but I'll be happy to hear from them in the next two days (as their website promises). Wish me luck!
I wonder, why don't movie studios and other big media companies publish fan fiction as part of their merchandise? For example, if Disney were to publish Lion King fiction submitted by their fans, they'd make even more of a killing than they already do. Certainly more than they would by just suing the fanfic writer.
I might see the Jungle Book reboot this month since I usually like that genre of film, but holy fuck, the tone they're going with would be better suited for Tarzan.

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:iconpaleo-beast-emperor:
Paleo-Beast-Emperor Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hiya. How're things goin' for ya?
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infinitestudios2005 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional General Artist
thanx for the recent favs, you are appreciated!
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TheMorlock Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fave. :)
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Bysthedragon Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fave!
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Yaoi-Huntress-Earth Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I saw this ic you might like though its NSFW:

Mature Content

zulu girls... by BlackZarak
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DaBrandonSphere Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! :)
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RektMachine Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016
Islamic fundamentalist named PrinceOfArabia 
He believes that Gays are not natural and hate towards them is justifiable, doesn't like atheists and calls Israel a terrorist. Plus he made group called  Anti-Terrorism

Here is proof

Untitled by RektMachine
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:icondabrandonsphere:
DaBrandonSphere Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
He sounds like an unpleasant piece of work, but my profile page isn't the place to post this. I would post this on a blog like deviantart confessions if I were you.
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RektMachine Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016
k, sorry.
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:icongeneralhelghast:
GeneralHelghast Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016   General Artist
I noticed you saw that comment that sekley managed to sneak into light. I deeply apology for letting my emotions get the better of me. I just don't agree with Tyrannosaurus having lips.
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DaBrandonSphere Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't apologize to me. Apologize to the people you insulted earlier. But at least you understand you made a mistake.
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GeneralHelghast Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016   General Artist
Kinda too late, I'm afraid, he could be trying to make me look bad and not forgive me. At least I have no issues with you.
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StalinDC Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2016
Thanks for the fav!
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MCreativeWorld Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave ! :D
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Laylana Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you much for the favourite! :) :flowerpot:
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GuillaumeVerpillon Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
Thank you for the fav! :D (Big Grin)
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n2n44 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
thanks for the fav , even if i think u probably like the ;odel more than my work lol thanks anyway :)
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DaBrandonSphere Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I faved it for the model. You're welcome.
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MonsterKingOfKarmen Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks.
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Xaidurk Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav! :D
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NeoTetsaiga Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks 4 the +fav !
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FranCabral Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016
Thanks for the fav!
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JenZphantom Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Many thanks for the :+fav:! :w00t:
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Qtmei Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2016  Student Filmographer
Hi! Thank you so much for the Fav/s! :heart:
If you like my art and would like to see more a watch is greatly appreciated!
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/QtmeiIllustra…

Have a great day/night!
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