Paint a Labyrinth
I will paint you a labyrinth.
This will take me many, many hours - the example here was probably 100 hours of work - and I trade high on these, for physical goods and services only. I view labyrinth walking and creation as a meditative process, and understand many folks' connection with them to spiritual elements of their lives. I'm an ethicist rather than a spiritualist, so my requirement on this trade is that it not be used to breach consent.
I will incorporate small detail elements at your request - in the example, you can see trees and creatures in the details, and if you need me to do something specific to comply with your spiritual requirements - or just feel like having me do something specific as part of the creation process - I'm open to that. Some requirements raise the cost, however.
However: Painting one of these means I'm not doing a *minimum* of $2000 of other work, so while I'm very accommodating with other projects, for these I cannot afford to be. Physical goods and services trades only, and it takes as long as it takes to finish - as much as a year - and I take 1/3 of the trade up front before I begin.
Digital final as any or all of the following: JPEG, PSD, TIFF, BMP, PDF.
Personal use only: Unless we've negotiated otherwise, you're welcome to print and hang this art, but not to resell it. Thank-you.
Original, non-inverted physical artwork, signed: Thrice the original value of the trade in physical goods.
Training & Qualifications
I've been painting professionally since 1992, and combining digital and physical media since 2001.
Availability & Preferences
For these, I am usually not available.
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About Wetdryvac WDV
I'm willing to negotiate on ALL trades - bringing down the simbi cost in trade for physical goods or your services if they interest me. I'll even work food if you feel like grabbing me 100lbs of rice ...or some other such silliness. I prefer to work for physical goods - if you trade me anything from art supplies to dry goods, it will seriously make my day. The Vac of Wetdryvac.net, artist, author, contract/consent ethicist, and creator of oddments. I'm using Simbi primarily in digital context right now, and have worked more large projects here than I expected to. Seriously enjoying both the work and the people. Feel free to contact me for illustration, web development - Drupal and Wordpress, mostly - and for art projects with unusual requirements. For that matter, if you think what I have on offer here implies the possibility of another skill you'd like to take advantage of, please feel free to ask, "Hey, can you do this thing?" If you'd like a physical print of something you've had me create for you, while I can't print it for you myself and send it, I'm happy to upload your piece to RedBubble, Artflakes, or Zazzle, where you can get it as a print or on other things as well. This is sometimes a bit more expensive than taking the digital file to your local print company, but has the advantage of convenience. Regarding UV resistance of prints, when I asked RedBubble, their customer service says this about their metal prints and framed prints: "Metal Prints have high UV resistance similar to many other professional display products. Even though any prints in direct sunlight will fade over time, the production partners say they have metal prints as outside signage in direct sunlight that have only faded slightly in 3 years. The Perspex has the same resistance as framing glass and is actually optically clearer." I do not have similar information for Zazzle or Artflakes, so for the moment RedBubble will be my default print provider. Please remember that unless explicitly stated otherwise, all my art arrives as a 600DPI digital final, with your choice of JPEG, PSD, or TIFF. Feel free to ask about other other options, and if you think you might want the original physical art, I need to know before I start - and the answer for, "Will you provide the physical original?" Is usually no. You can find my basic portfolio on Behance below, and I can provide additional links to existing work on request, but - as this has come up - I do not create new work without an accepted proposal in place, or a contract by other means. This ensures I avoid working without trade. The exception to this is if I'm approaching you - usually as the result of a request - and that usually entails, "Here's the information I have on the thing you requested. If it solves your problem or is what you were looking for, let me know what you think it was worth and I'll write a proposal for that amount." That way I can permit people to opt in on what I think is useful, but only if they feel like it.show moreOpen to other proposals
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