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Buckthorn/cinnamon/cinnamonkitt

WHO: Cinnamonkitt/Cinnamon (deviantart/weasyl) but moved to Buckthorn (furaffinity/weasyl)

WHERE: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/buckthorn and http://cinnamonkitt.deviantart.com/

WHAT: Digital art (5 pieces)

WHEN: April 2013

PROOF:
Deviantart:
-Comishing: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qkbtuwchsu739v1/2.png?dl=0
-journal where im listed for the comish: https://www.dropbox.com/s/y1puztjkkwj386y/Ev1.png?dl=0
-grabbing another slot: https://www.dropbox.com/s/p8fml8e9ezcn3uc/DaNewslot.png?dl=0
-asking whats the hold up: https://www.dropbox.com/s/datots20dsalah3/3.png?dl=0
-notes with no reply:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zy7f36mzdll8u1k/Note2.png?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/71997ed7dab6b52/Note1.png?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/l57t5757e1kw3vc/Note4.png?dl=0
Weasyl:
-comments separated by a year annoyed since no reply and avoiding: https://www.dropbox.com/s/sv2qh0qpc3pfw16/WeE2.png?dl=0
-buckthorn character linking old account to new one: https://www.dropbox.com/s/p0ljdxjgj4fd7ic/WeE1.png?dl=0 (also had artwork of the character but was removed before I took the screencap)
-Artist who is in the same predicament informing I should try noting again (and I should get a response):
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lhgieaqf5jv6g2j/WeE3.png?dl=0
Furaffinity:
-Sent notes with no reply but read: https://www.dropbox.com/s/9m44a6z9zibwpok/FaE1.png?dl=0
-Blocked: https://www.dropbox.com/s/q09f0p1tvcrvzf7/FaE2.png?dl=0

EXPLAIN: It started in April 2013, This artist posted a journal stating that if you but one you get one free. Knowing this artists talent I decided to take the offer and also commented a friend about it. To which he decided to comish her as well.

Alls well and the artist notified me that she will do them as soon as she can. I don’t usually bother artist but I decided to take another slot (since I’ve previously comished her and I trusted this artist) and she said she’d get it underway, unfortunately she said she had complications based on her equipment and family situation, something that I can understand.

However things started to take a dive after she stated that she would get them done in a weekend, ASAP as she stated. However I saw no progress, any attempts made to communicate and figure out anything were met with nothing, she picked up on ‘em and read the notes I sent over Deviantart. However I found it odd that she was doing artwork months after she stated shed do my own.

So she had moved to Weasyl, again I noted her there asking what’s going on. No reply, however it would seem another person had fallen for her, the same deal, she did a trade however. This will play a part later on as we talked. But in the meantime she didn’t reply. Only read. Then some months later she stated she would return after health complications to deviantart. Again I understood this but was a bit unsure since she was uploading artwork in other sites.

Moving on, I kept on asking (usually waited a month or so, since I don’t like bothering an artist) but saw they were only read. Never replied. She had made a new character named Buckthorn, I didn’t pay much attention to this until years later I stumbled upon her on FA, same character, same style. Never let me know she changed accounts or anything of the sort.
So I sent her a note, again no reply but she did read it. A month after I sent her another note and commented on her shoutpage. No response, I sent the person whom had the same situation and she told me she did respond to her and that it was the same artist and they were checking up on how to fix the dilemma, upon getting this information I decided to try it again. To my surprise she had put me on her blocklist. I guess she got tired of me messaging her asking for my end of the deal. It’s a shame really since I trusted her and I would have continuously done so over these past 2 years.

Im currently trying to contact this artist, she posted a journal stating if any art is owed to note her. Can’t do that while blocked so I used another account. I also tried adding her skype, I do get “bucky” referencing her new character instead of the old one tho the account is from the old character.

managed to talk to her manager since she doesn’t want to deal with this herself and am currently awaiting a refund because ive been told they aren’t doing well financially and will be taken care of soon. Deadline is suppose dot be on September, I appreciate I got someone to talk to about this but all in all im still somewhat concerned wether this will go through or not.

Edit 10/17/2015:

Nothing came through, still avoiding me, at this point i cant do anything. Seriously dissapointing.
Tags: artist-buckthorn/cinnamon, beware
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