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@Ventress
AY MANGO FUCKER 1v1 ME AND MY HORSE FINAL DESTINATION FOX ONLY TOMORROW AT THE FLAGPOLE. BE THERE OR BE SQUARE (side note your Oc is cool, would fight in a comm or stuff)
redweasel
Duck - "someone befriended them, saved them, coaxed them out of their shell, and showed them that sex is nothing to be afraid of. I’m kind of envious of that rape victim"

Fuzzbutt
@Masque Raccoon

no, it is a one-time cost. of course we're paying for it. how it works is you can spend 38 hours studying something, and you expect to pump out at least a dozen more pictures using what you mastered, so each of those gets 1/12 of the one-time cost, on top of what it cost you individually.

then you mark it up to $500 b/c people love le-art to be expensive and laugh all the way to the bank.
SuperSupermario24
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Wallet After Summer Sale -
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!

fluffy sylveon
@redweasel
I'd say it'd probably take longer than that to go from nothing to being good enough to draw this, but 38 hours just to draw this does seem like a vast overestimation.

I agree though, regardless of how much it cost or how long it took to draw, this is quality batpon that we should just appreciate for what it is.
redweasel
Duck - "someone befriended them, saved them, coaxed them out of their shell, and showed them that sex is nothing to be afraid of. I’m kind of envious of that rape victim"

Fuzzbutt
@Oliver_Horsecock

I think you're vastly overestimating how long it takes to draw something. if it took them 38 hours to draw this, they really need to find a better technique, because it should be possible to draw this in like… even 9 hours seems like a lot.

of course it could take 38 hours to get good enough to draw something like this, but that's a one-time cost, not per-picture.
Background Pony #5DD1
@Oliver_Horsecock
$500 is actually considered cheap if you join the big boy's league on YCH. An example would be a YCH that went up to $900, and the tip was $200. But let's all stop talking about the price or people's economic standing and enjoy some horse pussy.
O. Hancock
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!

Penis
If you think about it, a good job pays, like, $13 USD an hour or more. I mean, I never made more than $9/hr getting fucked by my employers to work my ass off for my customers and get treated like shit on all fronts despite being a good employee doing the job as well as anyone reaaonably could, but that's irrelevant. $500/13 comes out to 38 hours, which is probably roughly the amount of time spent on this piece, give or take several hours. Seems like a fair price to me, not that I could ever afford it in my wildest dreams, but I know a rich fucker who probably buys artwork 20 times that price now and then.
Love Letter
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition

Gen 1 Pony
@Vox

It's not a "trap." Yes, this artwork is a luxury. And if you look at the furry fandom, people who have the money will pay significant amounts for good art.

I'm not arguing every artist should be charging exorbitant amounts. But many artists charge less than minimum wage per hour they're working on these pieces, and that's tragic.
Vox
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!
Artist -

@Masque Raccoon
The problem is whether or not their audience would actually pay more, which really boils down to what people are getting, not just how much work goes into it. It's important to remember that these are strictly luxuries and most people can't actually afford the amount commissionees could charge for their work. These aren't commercial illustrations where the buyer profits off of their use.

Think of it this way: A painstakingly hand-carved ice sculpture could require many dozens of high-skill hours to complete, but if all you want is a Christmas ornament for your lawn, would you pay the hundreds or thousands of dollars it'd be worth by measure of the work that went in? Even if it was very pretty, could you justify putting your money into such an ephemeral thing instead of necessary food or other living expenses?

Unless you're unusually wealthy, or fiscally irresponsible, the answer to the above will almost certainly be no; what it's worth by a single measurement isn't necessarily what it's actually worth to its buyers, so raising prices on commissions can easily mean artists make less money than they would if we keep our prices accessible. That balance is something artists need to keep in mind before they fall into the trap of thinking their commissions are "underpriced".