March's Supporter rewards are now on Ko-fi! I added a small extra image this month just because, but I'll leave that as a surprise. I'm posting these a bit early this month, too, but no one is going to complain about that, right? ;)
I'm running an art raffle on Twitter, with the draw on April 25th!
Three (3) people will win a free coloured sketch from me, of a character of their choice.
Anyone can enter! ❤
Art will be in a similar style to the image in the original post (see above). Character can be your original, an avatar from a game, or one from your favourite show or even book. Make sure to have a visual reference if you win! ✨
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⭐ April 25th 2020 at 1:00pm PDT
Winners will be chosen randomly.
Check it out on Twitter!
To those not on Twitter: Sorry! If there's enough interest I may hold another either on ko-fi or through my blog. Let me know if you're interested in that, or have any questions. :)
I'm sharing the February Art Update earlier this month, since I'm travelling back to Canada(!) on the 27th to celebrate my mom's birthday on the 28th. I haven't seen my parents in the year-and-a-half since I moved to California, so to say that I'm excited for this trip is an understatement.
Any art-stuff I complete during the next few days will just be bumped to March's Update, though anyone following me on social media (or Ko-fi) will get to see anything I share.
I'm not promising that I'll be posting much during the trip, though. There will be parents to bug, dogs to hang-out with, and newborn puppies to care for. (The tiniest of sub-woofers, just born on the 23rd.)
Over the end of January and beginning of February, I took on a couple commissions. At the same time, I had a few larger/long-term projects of my own. This was planned, but it left me wanting to do something else after a long week of working.
The result was a 20-30 minute sketch done entirely on the tablet, using ArtFlow. There was nothing in mind when I started other than "draw an elf". For a sketch, it turned out fairly well. I made a note to come back to it eventually because, while I like it the result, it doesn't capture quite what I wanted.
Something wasn't perfect. But it would have to do, for now.
The upgrade to Ko-fi Gold was a success. Now, by upgrading, I'm supporting the development of Ko-fi and the community, as well as enabling a tonne of cool features for those who want to support my work with follows, views, comments, or monetary means like donations or commissions. I appreciate everyone, and Ko-fi Gold should make it easier for all of us.
Here's what to expect from me when using Ko-fi.
Every month, I will be sharing something for supporters into my Ko-fi gallery. There's a new album created just for supporters, called Supporter Downloads. Only people who have supported (either one-off or monthly) will have access to the high-res downloads in this folder.
SUPPORTER INFORMATION AND CLARIFICATION
One-off supporters are those who have supported and have not chosen to subscribe. These supporters will have access to these types of post for a 30 day period from their last donation.
Subscribers are supporters that have chosen to send payments on a monthly basis. These supporters will have access to all posts that one-off subscribers see, for as long as they are subscribed. This "tier" can have access to additional content as well in the future, though the both are identical at this point in time.
Which leads into the next section...
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO SEE?
I want to offer more for those supporters who wish to subscribe. At this point, because I'm still setting up and my fan-base is small, I don't know what to offer that would make that tier enticing. I need your help!
These questions are for everyone:
I would love to know what people want to see more of, and if there are certain things I'm not considering that would be beneficial for supporters. Let me know in the comments!
COMMISSIONS ARE OPEN!
That's right, commissions are now available through Ko-fi! I have more information on that, here.
BUT WHAT OF THE BLOGS?
I use my WordPress blog for a bit of everything, from art posts to book reviews. The blog on my portfolio site (you are here) features only art-related posts and goes live the same time as Talizmyn's Trinkets. For those concerned that they won't be able to view my work at all, because they don't want to sign up for ko-fi to follow or are simply not interested... there's no reason to be.
There will be some changes, such as progress work going to ko-fi , but final pieces will always be posted here as well. I still plan to do monthly art wrap ups, going over what happened that month creatively (or not), and sharing that on social media as well.
You won't be missing out on everything, and updates will still happen here.
SUPPORTER-ONLY CONTENT IS UP ON KO-FI!
This month's supporter-only content is up on Ko-fi! The Supporter Downloads album has two new images available for download. A colouring page and a mobile background, featuring my Sailor Moon artwork from last December.
Subscribe or donate on Ko-fi to get access to the album.
Thank you, sincerely. Your support means so much to me. <3
I hope you'll join me on ko-fi. There's a lot of good things to come and I can't wait to share them!
January has been a busy month. Between being a new year, starting new projects, spending a couple days recovering from a maybe-cold, and preparing my page on ko-fi (details on that, here), there has been a fair bit going on. Aside from the random-maybe-illness, it's been full of many good things!
FIRST THINGS FIRST
While technically just before year-end, and therefore not completed in January, I noticed that I hadn't shared my final digital work of 2019! Major oversight.