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Mar. 5th, 2006

I have to admit that I took a couple of commissions a few years ago and never made good on them (there are reasons, but really, they don't matter in the long run, do they?). Anyhow, I am in constant contact with one of them, and have made mutually agreeable arrangements with them, but the other has not responded to my last few emails. I do not like having a black mark in my past, but how far do I go to return his money? If he won't write back to me, do I assume he doesn't care?
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Mar. 5th, 2006 10:03 pm (UTC)
well if you are trying to contact him and he doesn't reply i see it as more of his problem. How much did he pay you, it might have been just not enough money to him for him to care all to much.
Mar. 5th, 2006 11:50 pm (UTC)
I think it was around 50? I just want to make good on it so I can sell art now without guilt. Clean the slate sort of thing.
Mar. 5th, 2006 10:23 pm (UTC)
Maybe someone can help you locate that person, so you can get them their money back.
Mar. 5th, 2006 11:37 pm (UTC)
Aaaw, such a cute parrot...
Is he yours?

Anyway, do you know what this person wanted for his/her commission? Maybe make a sketch of it and put it on your homepage with the text that you cannot contact the customer, maybe said customer will see it and contact you. Or at least if they contact you lateron and they claim you stiffed them you can point at the sketch and comment and tell them you at least made an effort but couldn't find them.
Mar. 5th, 2006 11:54 pm (UTC)
Mine? I wish. That's my dream parrot, but not until I have time for him :D.

I have a sketch already, but no homepage. I don't get much traffic on my DA account, either, since I've been out of the loop for so long.

I was an idiot and erased al my emails, but after a stroke of genius, I looked through my sent folder and found *one* email I sent to him, so maybe someone here knows him (I think he buys a lot of art): Moldred, aka Robert?
Mar. 6th, 2006 01:20 am (UTC)
Was this him?


P.S. Your dream parrot is my dream parrot. ^_^
For now I settle for a lovebird. ;)
Mar. 6th, 2006 01:30 am (UTC)
YES!! And that's the email addy i used. I suppose that means he doesn't care? I'll try one more time and see.
Mar. 6th, 2006 01:54 am (UTC)
I'm doing a commission for him right now, he's still checking his email, so I dunno what's up with your situation.
Mar. 6th, 2006 01:59 am (UTC)
Well, I've been emailing his earthlink account, which is the only one I had, and the one he has on his website. I can try the other one, but are you sure it's Moldrad? or Moldred?

Oh, and I just saw your little earser sculpture on Yerf. Very cute, you're better with eraser than a lot of people are with sculpey!
Mar. 6th, 2006 02:03 am (UTC)
Yes, it's 'moldrad' and not moldred.
And thanks! I just wish erasers could be baked, I'm so so bad with Sculpey. xD
Mar. 6th, 2006 02:06 am (UTC)
Ok, I emailed him there, too. Thanks so much!
Mar. 6th, 2006 10:11 am (UTC)
I have a lovebird, he is incredibly noisy. He can literally give me a headache, but he is as smart as he is loud so he's still a fun pet to have.

Moldred is notorious for not replying/replying late. Just send him a mail that you'll do his commission when he knows what he wants and maybe he'll get back to you eventually -_-
Mar. 6th, 2006 01:08 pm (UTC)
My lovebird is loud too, but like a baby, if she's screaming it's usually because she wants something, and it's always easy to figure it out.

But the sweet noises she makes at night when I cover her and tell her goodnight make it all worth it. :D
Mar. 6th, 2006 04:08 pm (UTC)
My lovebird sort of fell into my lap, my uncle found him outside at the docks and took him home. No-one came to claim him and my uncle needed to give him away because he has an african gray who would try and bite the lovebird when he came over for attention.

They knew I love birds and had some so they offered him to me, and I couldn't refuse. He's loud but terribly cute and he gets along well with my budgies.

But we digress ;)
Mar. 6th, 2006 04:50 pm (UTC)
Your best is really all you can do. Try every way you can to contact him and if you never get a reply, you'll just have to take comfort in that you did the best you could. Maybe he's just lazy about replying.

Good luck!
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