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Monthly Positive Reviews: December!

Happy winter folks! Enjoy the season (save some cocoa for us though!) and offer up those happy reviews just in time for interested gift givers.

To help keep things organized, please follow this simple form:

1. Name of the person you recommend:
2. Link to person's website or art page:
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person:
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 to keep things organized.

Trades are just as welcome as paid transactions. But try not to post for friends (or yourself) who are looking to be commissioned. If customers are what they/you seek, teenycom, artsales or artcommissions is for them!

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sigilgoat
Dec. 2nd, 2012 05:05 am (UTC)
1. Name of the person you recommend: Turbinedivinity
2. Link to person's website or art page: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/turbinedivinity/
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: sometime between September and now (it was a trade!)
4. Details: His half of a trade. Awesome glitchy icon! Exactly what I was looking for. I've gotten work from turbine before and if you like his style, you'll get what you are looking for!

EDIT: Forgot the link! http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9374510/

And here's some NSFW headshots I ordered from him earlier in the year as well:
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/8997647/
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/8997649/

Edited at 2012-12-02 05:08 am (UTC)
sigilgoat
Dec. 2nd, 2012 05:07 am (UTC)
1. Name of the person you recommend: Suan-Cat
2. Link to person's website or art page: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/suan-cat/
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: ~Nov 15th
4. Details: http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9294699/
Super adorable, just what I asked for, very quick turn around! Not a native english speaker, but seems very competent in english!
sigilgoat
Dec. 2nd, 2012 05:11 am (UTC)
1. Name of the person you recommend: Ian Jay
2. Link to person's website or art page: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/ianjay
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: Mid October (Forgot to come by here!)
4. Details: http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9145199/
I was looking for an icon and I got one! I also ordered a Yearbook badge from him that isn't posted anywhere online, but is also awesome. He doesn't do a lot of "pretty" art, but is a comic artist with a great sense of humor and way with puns, if you're into that sort of thing.
kingcrowned
Dec. 2nd, 2012 09:02 am (UTC)
Spookaboo
1. Name of the person you recommend: Spookaboo
2. Link to person's website or art page:http://www.furaffinity.net/user/spookaboo
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: Began transaction around September 16th, received work November 16th. I honestly can't recall what I payed since I can't find the paypal record and the notes have been deleted, but I think it was 15 bucks or so including a tip.
4. Details: I commissioned Spookaboo to make an icon of a friend's character in September. I always liked their work- they do amazing toony work and gore, and I thought they'd be perfect at interpreting the character in question.

http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9265310/

^Top rightmost.

The time was a little long (imo, considering it's an icon), and because of that I might not have recommended them- HOWEVER, I make an exception in this case because Spookaboo suffered hardcore computer failure and nearly lost everything. I had the sketch preview they sent for confirmation so thankfully nothing was lost in my case, but there was still a lot of work lost on their other commissions. Considering their reliability despite technical failure (and how awesome the work was in the end) I can confidently give them my recommendation.
shenzino
Dec. 2nd, 2012 03:21 pm (UTC)
1. Name of the person you recommend: Royalty
2. Link to person's website or art page: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/royalty/
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: Commissioned them on November 30th, was finished November 30th!
4. Details: Commissioned Royalty for a simple flat colored reference and they were -spectacular- about being commissioned. Updated me with WIPs within a few hours and asked for any changes, and even asked if changes were needed after it'd been colored. Finished -the same day-. A real pleasure to work with and super nice to boot.
Finished product: http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9365108/

Edited at 2012-12-02 03:21 pm (UTC)
shenzino
Dec. 2nd, 2012 03:22 pm (UTC)
I don't know if I'm allowed to edit whoops but small grammar issue.
kerstin_orion
Dec. 2nd, 2012 04:56 pm (UTC)
Yes, you are allowed to edit your comments. :)
marus_puppy
Dec. 2nd, 2012 05:48 pm (UTC)
1. Name of the person you recommend: Wielder
2. Link to person's website or art page: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/wielder/
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: Commissioned her in July and it was completed in November
4. Details: I commissioned her for a picture of my 'sona and my two cats and it came out perfectly! The amount of detail she put into it is unreal - she even asked the sort of plants I preferred to put them in the background. I will definitely be commissioning her again. ^^ Here's the piece: http://www.furaffinity.net/full/9247324/
latiro
Dec. 2nd, 2012 07:52 pm (UTC)
1. Snook-8
2. http://snook-8.deviantart.com/
3. paid on Nov. 15, and the pic's completed on Nov. 23
4. I approached Snook-8 for a waist-up commission of Double from Skullgirls and it came out nicely. The detail she put into it is just believable. I'll be doing business with her again
http://snook-8.deviantart.com/art/Commission-39-339416831 (warning: very gruesome)
latiro
Dec. 2nd, 2012 07:57 pm (UTC)
1. griffsnuff
2. http://griffsnuff.deviantart.com/
3. pic completed in Nov. 22
4. commissioned her for a redesign of my character, and it looked very nice! And as always, I'll be commissioning her again
http://griffsnuff.deviantart.com/art/Cos-339116242
latiro
Dec. 2nd, 2012 08:00 pm (UTC)
1. Amun
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/amun/
3. pic completed on Nov. 8
4. I've commissioned Amun for a two character pic for me and skimike, and it was sooo awesome! The ammount of detail is very nicely done. I'll be sure to commission Amun again sometime
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9217428/ (NSFW)
latiro
Dec. 2nd, 2012 08:03 pm (UTC)
1. fluff-kevlar
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/fluff-kevlar/
3. completed on Nov. 23
4. I've stopped by Fluff's stream where he was offering sketch commissions. So I've commissioned him to do my character, and it came out so cute and fluffy!
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9321866/
latiro
Dec. 2nd, 2012 08:06 pm (UTC)
1. PineappleShark
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/pineappleshark
3. pic completed on Nov. 13
4. I was quick to catch a slot from PineappleShark the moment she opened her commissions. It looked nicely done and I'll most definitely commission her again
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9247021/
latiro
Dec. 2nd, 2012 08:09 pm (UTC)
1. Nim-Nim
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/nim-nim
3. pic completed on Nov.7
4. the moment Nim-Nim opened up a commission journal for badges, I quickly jumped in and caught a slot. The badge was very adorbs in stuff. Will be commissioning her again
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9201970/
dingusdangus
Dec. 2nd, 2012 08:48 pm (UTC)
hope it's not too late to recomend!
1. Plushkitty
2. http://www.furaffinity.net/user/plushkitty
3. about two weeks ago
4. http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9258314/ http://www.furaffinity.net/view/9258314/ fast turnaround, i got my icons about an hour after i paid. very good personality from what a perceived. super super cute art style. this is a very artistically competent person in my opinion.
tyrano_tiggs
Dec. 2nd, 2012 09:59 pm (UTC)
1. Name of the person you recommend: Shaggi
2. Link to person's website or art page: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/shaggi
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: Originally enquired about commission in October; commission officially began in early November and I received my art about 2 weeks later.
4. Details : I noted the artist enquiring about a commission. We discussed ideas, I provided references and discussed payments etc. Shaggi was very open in explaining there might be a bit of a delay due to RL things etc which I had no issue with. A few weeks later, she sent me another note asking if I was still interested and within a day or two of replying, she provided me with a sketch and asked if any changes were needed. Approximately 2 weeks later I had my final piece and was even kindly offered to have any further changes I wish made (which I declined but its always appreciated when an artist offers). She also very politely asked if it was ok for her to upload it to her personal gallery (something no other artist has ever asked me).
Overall, a great artist to commission, great turnaround (seriously, if she thought 2 weeks was a delay I'd be interested to see how fast her normal turnover is) and highly recommended.

Edited at 2012-12-02 10:01 pm (UTC)
conigliomannaro
Dec. 4th, 2012 12:31 pm (UTC)
Jundou.
1. Name of the person you recommend: Jundou
2. Link to person's website or art page: Deviantart and Art Tumblr
3. Approximate time period of when you did business with this person: Couple weeks back.
4. Details: Well aside from the fact that Jun and I hit off ridiculously well from the beginning - which doesn't say much, I mean it's kind of personal whom you work well with, she's just pretty awesome so I wanted to mention it - I sent payment for This baby on November the 15th, and she uploaded it on Nov 22nd. She's willing to show WIPs (not all the artists I've worked with seem to be) and very prompt with communication, plus her prices are VERY low compared to the quality of her works. All around a pleasure to work with, so much that I commissioned her a series of face icons in this style yesterday, and once again the price was very affordable. Jun is a definite rec.

Edited at 2012-12-04 12:32 pm (UTC)
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