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Protean 8x2 (Animated GIF) by adamlhumphreys Protean 8x2 (Animated GIF) :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 1 19 18'' Twilicorn for Scootabyte by adamlhumphreys 18'' Twilicorn for Scootabyte :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 93 27 Anthro Pony Mare Biped Plushie Pattern 09 by adamlhumphreys Anthro Pony Mare Biped Plushie Pattern 09 :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 118 38 Nightmare Moon for LeRauxArt by adamlhumphreys Nightmare Moon for LeRauxArt :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 165 58 DODGE Seat Cover for BobJet by adamlhumphreys DODGE Seat Cover for BobJet :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 2 10 PCB Artist by adamlhumphreys PCB Artist :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 5 10 Animated Marquee Picture Frame by adamlhumphreys Animated Marquee Picture Frame :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 8 13 Pony Mare Stallion Plushie Sewing Pattern 27 by adamlhumphreys Pony Mare Stallion Plushie Sewing Pattern 27 :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 96 26 Raribat 2 for Airidesi by adamlhumphreys Raribat 2 for Airidesi :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 72 33 Twi Cane for WaffleBerry by adamlhumphreys Twi Cane for WaffleBerry :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 132 68 CMC Beanies for WaffleBerry by adamlhumphreys CMC Beanies for WaffleBerry :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 63 33 Mane 6 Embroidery Design Value Pack (Photo Ref) by adamlhumphreys Mane 6 Embroidery Design Value Pack (Photo Ref) :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 75 9 Mane 6 Embroidery Design Value Pack (Design Prevs) by adamlhumphreys Mane 6 Embroidery Design Value Pack (Design Prevs) :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 84 11 Year End Review: 2014-2015 by adamlhumphreys Year End Review: 2014-2015 :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 13 25 Luna for Shizuko2 by adamlhumphreys Luna for Shizuko2 :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 142 50 Pony Mare Plushie Pattern 21 by adamlhumphreys Pony Mare Plushie Pattern 21 :iconadamlhumphreys:adamlhumphreys 238 40

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Apples by Kallarmo Apples :iconkallarmo:Kallarmo 73 19
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How long is too long to wait for paid art?
Story time:
For those that saw my poll, thank you for the input.  I was a little paranoid as to whether what had transpired was "normal" or not. As you may have guessed, I recently had a situation with regard to art I've paid for, and a lengthy delay in progress. 
TLDR: after 5 months without even a sketch, my friend and I (it was a dual commission) cancelled for a refund (which we got).
Despite the fumble of the situation, I respect this artist greatly and want nothing more than for them to succeed in their endeavors, so I won't name them.
But I have some clear criticisms I've learned that can aid both the artist and the customer:
1). If you, the artist have a 20+ backlog of commissions, while tackling school or a busy work schedule, etc, as many of us are (we are only human), know your limit and know when to say "I'm sorry but I'm currently booked". 
2). If the artist is well aware of this fact, yet still wants to "lock-in" the business of a customer..
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Mini Arduino Computer by lcddisplay Mini Arduino Computer :iconlcddisplay:lcddisplay 1 0 Some Nixie Tubes by NIKOMEDIA Some Nixie Tubes :iconnikomedia:NIKOMEDIA 11 6 Lifesize 75 inch Princess Ember plush by DoubleBackstitchArts Lifesize 75 inch Princess Ember plush :icondoublebackstitcharts:DoubleBackstitchArts 118 65 Queen Chrysalis PSwG (BronyCon 2017) by kiashone Queen Chrysalis PSwG (BronyCon 2017) :iconkiashone:kiashone 22 9 Little storyteller by Yakovlev-vad Little storyteller :iconyakovlev-vad:Yakovlev-vad 1,396 168 peace! work! May! by Taneysha peace! work! May! :icontaneysha:Taneysha 136 13 Pinkie Pie Says Goodnight: Get Together by MLP-Silver-Quill Pinkie Pie Says Goodnight: Get Together :iconmlp-silver-quill:MLP-Silver-Quill 249 50 Furry Shoulder Dragon by PlanetPlush Furry Shoulder Dragon :iconplanetplush:PlanetPlush 86 3 Make Equestria Great Again by iamthemanwithglasses Make Equestria Great Again :iconiamthemanwithglasses:iamthemanwithglasses 73 129 Return of Feather Pillow by Nimaru Return of Feather Pillow :iconnimaru:Nimaru 29 9 High there by mirroredsea High there :iconmirroredsea:mirroredsea 174 39 CMC by mirroredsea CMC :iconmirroredsea:mirroredsea 199 35 Twilight and the Lumas by PoneBooth Twilight and the Lumas :iconponebooth:PoneBooth 143 12 Wallpaper - Turn Off Your Computer by Drewdini Wallpaper - Turn Off Your Computer :icondrewdini:Drewdini 5 5
Viwrastupr Charity Commissions OpenCheck the details right here
http://bobdude0.tumblr.com/post/160851920179/if-i-am-out-of-the-house-here-are-where-updated



Thank you for any and all signal boosts! Bid updates can be found on my tumblr, not here.
Comms. Two of Them.Utilizing this super cool auction system, we're gonna help Viw and kick some serious cancer ass for comics artist Jenn Blake at the same time. You need deets? We got those:
https://www.gofundme.com/helpviw
Don't mind the goal. It was weak. Know what's not weak? These pony commission slots. Minimal background is in effect, but the whole nine yards on a SFW character or two is up for grabs. We're starting at a healthy 60$ and running at $20 increments from there.
1. $60 - WingsMcCallister  (Starting with this one)
2.
Signal boosts are most appreciated as well.
Just send an ask on Tumblr, a note via DA or a PM on Twitter.
http://ncmares.tumblr.com
http://ncmares.deviantart.com
@YoHomeboyNC
I will do my absolute best to keep up here, but I hope I have a hard time doing so.
I can't be there for the monster-stream going down tomorrow on Picarto, but I surely can pretend. So, here we go. It's been a very long time, but two comms are going live.
Right here.
Right now.
Right on.
Loss of things, brightness of friends. Charity.Oof. Where to start? To begin chronologically I had a great time at EFNW, for the most part. There were friends, food, and fans. After the con I packed up everything in my car, which was quite full due to having everything I own in it. I'm moving to the Seattle area, so as you can imagine the car was stuffed. I locked the car and went to bed for the night. When I came out in the morning my car, along with most of my worldly possessions, was gone. The gated parking, hotel security, the locks on the car, the stickshift, none of this prevented a thief from driving away with my life. I'm sure it looked like a great haul to them. I'd've liked to have seen their face when they opened up the boxes and saw a bunch of pony stuff.
The police and the hotel have been kind but it has been made very clear to me that the odds of anything returning to me after this much time has passed are very low.
99% of the things of sentimental value that I owned are gone forever. There aren't words here to descri

In short, :iconviwrastupr: needs help to restore some degree of basic needed possessions. He's lost everything to someone who will not escape the inevitable punishment awaiting them unless they change to become absolved. :iconajhmmplz: Hopefully the criminal will be caught, but in the meantime, please help spread the word! :eager:

For those who may not know, :iconviwrastupr: generously participated in my Bathing Chryssie contest:
The Grove of Chrysalis by viwrastupr

And here's his latest work:
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic by viwrastupr


And yes, I'll be answering notes as soon when I can, probably all of them today, (after sleeping ^^;).


Side rant: It's these kind of thing that make people like me all the more paranoid. :paranoid: I mean, what does it take? Should one need to remove their battery and disconnect their fuel lines as an extra precaution? Or secure their vehicle with a classic 9kV NST @ 30ma with no GFI rigged with one side on the steering wheel and another on spikes in the seat, activated by an open door?
... It takes 7ma to kill, so maybe that's literally overkill. ^^' Let me tell you a single 30ma jolt is not fun. :/

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Actually, this is inactive at the moment, but I hope to come back to it with a different angle.

I also have

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:bulletred: Premiums I’ve been given, order from latest to oldest. Thank you! :la:
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I'd also like to thank :iconamitanchan: for the many points and words of encouragement. :thanks:

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adamlhumphreys
Adam L. Humphreys
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Are you searching for truth? www.sftruth.org/rc.tx

My about page: adamlhumphreys.com/P_About
YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/adamlhump…
freesound: www.freesound.org/usersViewSin…
Twitter: twitter.com/#!/adamlhumphreys

I do take commissions. :) Pony, anthro, or whatever, (though my next focus will probably be further developing my anthro pattern).
*If you are interested in an OC, know upfront that prices are typically 20-50% more due to development and varies by complexity.*

Notes about my plushies:
-Current List
-Pricing and Commission Details
-Mares are ~13.5" (~34.3 cm) tall from hoof bottom to top of head (excluding mane, etc).
-Fillies are ~11" (~28 cm) tall from hoof bottom to top of head (excluding mane, etc).
-I draft all my own patterns with Photoshop/paper towels and make embroidery files with SophieSew.
-I don’t share my patterns or embroidery files with anyone, but I do have tutorials for SophieSew fav.me/d5dc5ef and offer advice when I can, but try to figure things out on your own if you’re really interested. Bear in mind that no one told me how to do this, but the information was available. :)
-I do plan to distribute my patterns and embroidery files in the indefinite future.
-My plushies are made with minky fabric. Accessories may be either minky or ultra cuddle.
-Stuffed medium-firm
-I typically make two passes of hand sewing for manes and tails and three for non-swiveling heads for better durability. I have had experience with things coming undone on some pony plushies I’ve bought. It also happened to my earlier Bon Bon right before I shipped her, at which point I declared “that is unacceptable!” :stare: So I try to prevent that. :)
-Smoke free home!


And here’s some old-school DA information that I just left here:
Current Residence: The Republic of Texas (I can dream can't I?)
Favourite genre of music: Classic Rock, Big Band and Swing, Celtic, Soundtracks
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: One that takes a USB drive and has a line out. (A modified a Zone Electronics Portable Mini Speaker)
Shell of choice: An 80s 4U server case, not that I'm using that though, there aren't enough mounts for drives
Skin of choice: Windows Classic (Customized)
Favourite cartoon character: If I had to choose: 1 female, too many choices. 1 male, Odd Della Robbia (who is straight BTW)
Personal Quote: Don't just look at the shiny side of a dirty coin.
Interests

Activity


Current status: Just about done painting my shop, (the first coat, second coat will probably come months later). Half of the porch ceiling and some minor detail work remains! :eager: Took a slight break during the weekend, but I also have a cold now too. :saddummy: Will be answering notes soon. Now is time for rest. ^^
Got set back a week due to circumstances beyond my control. Fixing a shower faucet now that's technically been pending for several months. So that's my status update! :icontwilightderp2plz: No LED Luna progress as of yet, but my first step will be programming for the LEDs. (I have at least purchased the LEDs though. :) ) There's a few other projects I'll be sharing as well. :D
Only about 68 hours until my Kickstarter project is successfully unfunded, (or unsuccessfully funded). ^^’ www.kickstarter.com/projects/9… Nevertheless, I intend to fulfill rewards for current pledges as much as backer participation allows. The documentation is pretty much complete and can be found at protean.adamlhumphreys.com/ After this, as already stated, I’ll try returning to Patreon for a second, much more efficient LED Luna, along with some other electronic and plush tidbits. :)
About two weeks left for the #Protean8x2 #Arduino optically isolated FET power control, 16-channels & RS485! www.kickstarter.com/projects/9…

Afterward, I hope to engage in an much easier to make LED Luna and will be sharing the process as a tutorial on Patreon#0! :D

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:iconpegasusjedi:
PegasusJedi Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the Watch!!
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional General Artist
No probs, man! :D
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:iconsentireaeris:
SentireAeris Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much for the fave! I really appreciate you having a look at my art :D
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Professional General Artist
No probs at all, man! :D
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:iconheekipedia:
Heekipedia Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for the watch!!!! XD
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2017  Professional General Artist
:XD: No probs! Your Fly me to the Moon comic definitely has me interested! :nod:
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:iconamitanchan:
Amitanchan Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017  Professional General Artist
YES I DO! :rage:
I actually recently made a list of "things I need to finish that I started or else I'll be one of those people who start things and don't finish!" Apple Blooms continuation of Chrysalis' story is indeed is on that list. :iconajhmmplz: I realize that sounds like a likely excuse :iconlikelystorybroplz:, but I've got one thing completely finished, three that are well on their way, one that I'm just going to wrap up as is, and two that I haven't technically started on. There's 8 things on the list. But now I'm just babbling. ^^; That I know you're still waiting will motivate me that much more! :excited: (Thank you for still being around man! :eager: Sorry I haven't been delivering well at all. ^^')
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OrchardBreezePlush Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thanks for the watch and adding me to your friend's list! :D!! ^^  I really appreciate that and this has made my day! ^^
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adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017  Professional General Artist
No probs at all! :iconapplejackhappyplz: Always good to watch the progress of a fellow plusher. ^^
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:iconorchardbreezeplush:
OrchardBreezePlush Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
^_^ thanks again!! I like your plz icons too! ^^ very expressive.  i enjoy your works to the fullest. Very wonderful work you do there. ^^
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:iconxxbronydragon:
Xxbronydragon Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Student Digital Artist
How much do you charge to make my little pony suff plush 
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017  Professional General Artist
You can find my general commission details here, (until Dropbox ends public file support):
www.dropbox.com/s/3ezxc320xnzm…
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! :)
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:iconxxbronydragon:
Xxbronydragon Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Yes I do have a questions can you make pony oc
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
I have. Who did you have in mind? :)
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:iconalbinofluttershy:
That KickStarter video was great!

There needs to be a GIF of the incandescent matrix in action.

Do it for me. And a few others (like :iconwheelgenius:, :iconfromequestria2la:, and :icondjgames:).

Or if you want me to make the GIF, that would be great!
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2017  Professional General Artist
Well, given my result, I beg to differ. It could use some improvements, but since my campaign wasn't successful, it looks like I'll have the chance. :O
And yes, more GIFs, but I can definitely start with that. :D (I've seen some really inefficient GIFs on Kickstarter several MB large. ^^;)
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:iconalbinofluttershy:
AlbinoFluttershy Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
I've got a GIF prepared. I'll probably send it via email...
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:iconadamlhumphreys:
adamlhumphreys Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2017  Professional General Artist
Yay! :D
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areica Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
Thank you for the watch! :heart:
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