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January and February Postive Reviews Post

We have a number of holidays coming up that are nice times to get gifts for friends and loved ones. We have Valentine’s Day in February, which I have to say getting an original valentine’s card was quite wonderful last year.

Here is the place to tell us of both the artists to throw our shekels to and the best of the best to hear from that they are throwing their shekels to us (that would be outstanding commissioners).

We ask that you give us a few lines of what made this such a great experience for you and why this person is so wonderful in your book. You can recommend say a fursuiting group or an artist enclave as well.

There are plenty of reasons to post someone here: perhaps they went above and beyond the call of duty to fix a problem, or were so prompt with communication and payment it was like having them right next to you, or were very professional and courteous every time you contacted them.

To help keep things organized, please follow this simple form:
Subject line: Name of person/company you recommend
1. Name of the person/company you recommend.
2. Link to their website or art page.
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with them.
4. Details (Here's where you tell us why they are so awesome! What made the transaction go so well? Perhaps link to the art or suit you bought/sold if you feel like sharing. Please mark NSFW if the subject matter is adult!!)

If you have multiple people to recommend, please put them in separate comments so everyone has their own spotlight.

So lets share the love and give props to those who truly deserve it.

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Jan. 29th, 2011 07:07 pm (UTC)
Artist: Dinobutt

Gallery: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/dinobutt/
Commission: The middle icon in http://www.furaffinity.net/view/4293853/
Commissioned: Beginning of August last year.
Time to completion: Between a day and two.
Comments: Quick, friendly service, and her art is adoreable, what more could a client ask for? I hope to get more art from this artist.
Jan. 29th, 2011 07:32 pm (UTC)
1. Tigon
2. http://tigon.deviantart.com/
3. A few days ago via Teenycom on LJ, art was received the next day, and was given a preview of the lines prior to ask for corrections.
4. Super fast, and really high quality work for such a low price, I wasn't expecting to get a sketch step at all.

Jan. 29th, 2011 07:40 pm (UTC)
1. Jennadelle
2. http://jennadelle.livejournal.com/
3. Mid November via Furbuy auction.
4. I won an auction which was for a 2 character commission, I ended up asking for two single character pieces. There art was outstanding. Recieved the first picture within a week or so of the auction's end, and despite some computer problems on her end, the second was done early January.

Jan. 29th, 2011 07:49 pm (UTC)
1. Greatparakeet
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/evillabrat/
3. End of December/early Jan? Via Teenycom on LJ, icons received the same day.
4. Ordered a set of icons, got free bonuses, all the icons where amazing, with super fast turn around.
Jan. 29th, 2011 08:39 pm (UTC)
1. Chutkat.
2. http://chutkat.deviantart.com
3. Commissioned on 17th Jan, received commission 3-4 days later
4. Asked for a digital bookmark-type piece of artwork of one character. Chut was friendly and worked very quickly, and unlike previous artists actually read the reference sheet and included things I only typed but couldn't put in. Would definitely commission her again, and recommend her to others.

Art I commissioned:
Jan. 29th, 2011 08:47 pm (UTC)
1. Name of the person/company you recommend.
2. Link to their website or art page.

3. Approximate time period of when you did business with them.
It was set up a while ago but she just finished the product yesterday. Her turnaround time can be a little slow.

4. Details

Her wonderful quality aside, she's in constant communication with her customers.

She doesn't work with a queue but instead works a little bit on any commissions and her own stuff. This keeps her work on a piece fresh so she doesn't just hurry the commission. It's an unique way to work, though it does slow her turnaround time.

She has a lot of different options available. Icons, pinups, flat colours, 2 colour and her prices are flexible.

Her style is unique and her colouring is amazing. She doesn't use brushes or filters as crutches and almost everything is done by tablet.

Occasionally she'll do livefeeds so others can watch her progress and methods.

My commission is here. Safe For Work.

Jan. 29th, 2011 09:03 pm (UTC)
1. strawberryneko/nekocomissions
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/strawberryneko
3. Month ago. December 2010
4. Lovely communication, gives you every step from start to finish, very tolerable about edits, and quick turn around! I love hre style and the way she works and will most definitely be going back for more.
Pic1 Pic2 Pic3

Jan. 29th, 2011 09:09 pm (UTC)
1. Aretheus
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/aretheus/
3. Mid December 2010 and ongoing!
4. This particular client contacted me in Mid-December and told me that he needed some artwork for an upcoming RPG forum. Very friendly and easy to work with. He seems very passionate about this forum he's working on, and gave me some good background information about it so I could have something to work from. I already have people contacting me and telling me that they are interested in the RPG forum, so I have a feeling it will take off!
Also, he is very quick to respond to my e-mails and equally quick to pay.

Pictures done for him:
Jan. 30th, 2011 02:22 am (UTC)
1. Nix/Alishka

2. http://furaffinity.net/user/alishka

3. I have only commissioned her once, which was July of last year. Since then, I've remained in constant contact with her.

4. Nix is an incredibly flexible and friendly artist who's more than willing to keep in contact with her commissioners, as well as stream commissions upon request. She's very timely and puts her commissions first and foremost, and depending on the size/complexity of the commission, can have them done within a couple of days. Sketches can sometimes be completed in an hour or two while the commissioner watches.

Some samples of her work:
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/4952416/ (Reference sheet example)
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/4768871/ (Traditional example)
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/4990802/ (Full color digital example)
Jan. 30th, 2011 09:06 am (UTC)
1. Farore
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/farorenightclaw
3. I've had several commissions from her now. They've all been done within a reasonable time frame.
4. She has a huge range of styles and she's always a pleasure to work with. She's friendly, she keeps you informed of what's going on with your commission and she doesn't take offence if you ask for changes or make suggestions (during the sketch stage anyway :P)
Often streams smaller sketches and such which is cool.

Her are a couple of the pictures she's done for me.

http://www.furaffinity.net/view/2058704/ (NSFW)

Feb. 1st, 2011 05:00 am (UTC)
1. Corriezodori
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/corriezodori
3. around the end of december 8x
4. She was VERY fast and made sure everythign was perfect before posting. she had everything done in less than a day!!
Feb. 1st, 2011 05:03 am (UTC)
1. sweettalk
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/sweettalk
3. around the end of december as well
4. she did fast corrections to whatever she did wrong with no complaints and finished the pieces quickly and did an amazing job on them <3
Feb. 1st, 2011 05:06 am (UTC)
1. Tersakoff/zeberius
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/zeberius http://tersakoff.deviantart.com/
3. two days ago
4. he was really fast and even sent me sketches and the line art through msn to check if it was alright even though they were small commissions (busts) he was finished within hours of me commissioning him and he was really nice to work with and patient with my slight nit-picking.
Feb. 1st, 2011 07:14 pm (UTC)
Atist: Mosa / Tyu
1. Mosa, also known as Tyu
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/mosa / http://www.furaffinity.net/user/tyu
3. January 17th
4. Although it was technically a donation I did to her, Mosa encouraged me to accept a commission, so I told her to surprise me and I am very pleased with the result. Mosa is very wonderful to work with, and always produces the piece by the due date she promises it by. She promised it would be done on the 31st, and that's when it was. I have commissioned her in the past, and she's always met the due dates and produced lovely work. I highly recommend her!

http://www.furaffinity.net/view/5186405 (NSFW)
Feb. 2nd, 2011 02:07 am (UTC)
1. Mikoyan on FA
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/mikoyan/
3. Commissioned them Jan 10th, product was finished by Jan 13th and recieved in the mail about a week after that.
4. My friend showed interest in getting chain mail for a christmas present, so I immediately started looking for something unique that wasn't going to break the bank. Here's what I ended up getting for her: http://www.furaffinity.net/view/5088934 The maker had even developed a smaller version of the same design during the time they were making my commission and said that they would re-work it if I liked the smaller one better for no additional charge. I was mostly very impressed with how quickly it was finished and the good craftsmanship. It fits her perfectly and I wouldn't hesitate to get more jewelry from them.
Feb. 24th, 2011 12:18 am (UTC)
Commissioner- Jelethorim
1. Jelethorim on FA
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/jelethorim
3. He commissioned me for 11 pieces total. Two full colors and 9 sketches.
4. He was incredibly patient and easy going throughout the entire process. He offered wonderful constructive feedback, and responded promptly to all of my messages. I love working with him, and I would gladly work with him again.
Feb. 24th, 2011 12:49 am (UTC)
Got four people here to talk about when it comes to praising.

1. Taasla
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/taasla
3. Um, earlier this week.
4. Turned out a great picture quickly, responded via email quickly when she had updates or questions.

1. Cubi
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/cubi
3. Last week or something.
4. Came up with some pictures quickly, asked some questions, and then got done.

1. Deja Blu
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/deja-blu
3. A couple weeks ago.
4. Sent her a few notes, she had a few questions, we talked on Twitter some, and then we got the great pictures.

1. Turbinedivinity
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/turbinedivinity
3. About teh same time as the others.
4. Showed him some refs, said what I'd like done, and then it was posted a few days later.
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