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Lost Contact: Jeso/Jesonite

Well, lets hope I do this right, if not, please let me know... been awhile since I've used LJ...

Who: Jeso/Jesonite

Where: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/jeso/ can also be found at http://jesonite.deviantart.com/

What: Full Digital Color.

Email screenshots are kind of hard for me to take at the moment - I will probably post them later once I get home from work.

I originally contacted Jeso via email on 4/13/11 when he was open for commissions. I got a reply back on 1/24/12 that he was willing to take on my commission. We talked back and forth that same day that I could pay for the commission on 2/3/12 and if he was willing to wait for me to pay him then, I would like to be added to his queue.

He confirmed with a price of 130 USD and was willing to wait for that payday.

I contacted him again on 2/3/12 asking him if he was still interested. I got a reply same day, and confirmed payment in total of 144.49 - to give him a small tip, and to cover paypal fees. Screenshot of payment -> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16620258/paypal%20confirmation%20of%20payment.png

I then got a sketch from him on 2/10/12.

I heard from Jeso again on 3/13/12 with an update that he was busy, but was letting me know he was working on things. I thanked him in a reply same day for the update.

Skip forward to 10/14/12 - I'm probably one of the more patient people you will meet when it comes to working with an artist. I get that life happens, and that you get busy. So I waited quite sometime before I sent him an email, asking him if he had an update for me. No reply.

Emailed him again on 2/19/13 - no reply. Left a note for him on FA and on DA - Notes were read, and not replied to.

Emailed again on 4/9/13 - Notes sent on FA and DA as well - No reply.

Emailed again 8/6/13 - No reply.

Emailed again 12/6/13 - informing him that if I did not get a reply back from him I would be posting a lost contact up on Artist beware. I sent him a note on FA as well, that has also been unread.

So at this point, I'm at a loss of where to go. I saw that someone else had posted lost contact with him, but they never got a reply either.

Could someone please tell me which direction I should go with this? I know I've waited a long time to do this and at this point I feel that I will not see the art. I don't want a refund, just what I paid for. I want a response from him. Something, ANYTHING - not a pass through from his 'friends'.

If he thinks I'm angry, I'm not. I just want a status update if he's going to finish the art when he can. Communication is all I'm seeking.


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Jan. 9th, 2014 12:52 am (UTC)
Well, he's quite active on facebook, I can tell you that. You're probably being ignored.
Jan. 9th, 2014 12:59 am (UTC)
I'm not surprised by your reply, but honestly I am more disappointed now then when I originally posted this.

I guess, if that's the case, I'll be changing this - with the permission of the mods of course - from a lost contact to a Beware, and I'll try to find him on Facebook.

Thank you.

Jan. 9th, 2014 01:01 am (UTC)
Mod Post
You'd need to resubmit with appropriate email screencaps to turn this into a beware.

I'd suggest trying to contact the artist on Facebook and then post a beware if you receive no contact.
Jan. 9th, 2014 01:03 am (UTC)
Re: Mod Post
Will do. Thank you. =)
Jan. 9th, 2014 01:06 am (UTC)
Re: Mod Post
I'll PM you the link on here.
Jan. 9th, 2014 01:12 am (UTC)
Re: Mod Post
Again, thanks for the info. =)
Jan. 9th, 2014 03:38 am (UTC)
I believe that is the same time around when I commissioned him for my piece. Like you, I sent e-mails back and forth and waited for my WIP shots... And I finally got mine around 2 months later after asking for a refund when I only received just a sketch.

He replied 2 days later and managed to finish the entire thing after replying back to me. It was quick.

Now, I don't know. I think he's having some serious issues IRL for him to not pay any attention to any of his e-mails or notes on DA/FA... I suppose he is ignoring but I surely hope it's not a pirate-cashoo incident. Sorry to hear that you are going through with this though as I've went through the same thing.
Jan. 9th, 2014 03:48 am (UTC)
you're not the only one who has an issue with him. I know databank was looking for him -- i tried to help him thru a mutual friend jeso and I share, and had him relay databank's message to Jeso.

honestly? i would not be surprised if jeso never contacted databank.
Jan. 9th, 2014 08:18 am (UTC)
You would also be correct, just as a status update. For the record, I got in touch with Mandakatt via the Twitters.
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