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The Weary Kind by AHussein

This picture is really amazing and realistic as it is, but since you asked for critiques I only have one concern. The lighting conditio...






Ballplayers Being Brawled By Balls by RadenWA
Ballplayers Being Brawled By Balls
Since sports anime seems to be all the rage nowadays, here's another old submission for LoopdeLoop for the theme of "SPORTS". I animated a bunch of sportsmen being played by their balls, because of equality for inanimate objects and all that stuff. It's like an inverted rule sports game.

Character and animation ©William Anugerah aka RadenWA.
I updated my bsnzcard by RadenWA
I updated my bsnzcard
So I made a businesscard like last year, alongside the progress of my major project, using graphic elements from that film (which means those glowy lines and the character artwork).

But I was busy and clearly didn't have enough time to refine it, so it looked dumb.

So this winter break I decided to take some time to refine it, since I'm finishing my Masters right now and I would need to start handing out businesscards to people and beg for money in exchange of whatever skill I have.

I developed that light-painting-y writing for this businesscard, which I understand might render my name a bit illegible, but I'm a sucker for pretty visual effects and I guess people would be able to find out my name from all the contact details below it.

I made an alternate version of the back for people who might appreciate spacious design more than animu scribbles.

Not to be confused with this OTHER BSNZCARD which is done even earlier and is actually cooler but might be a bit too weeabo-like for my employers.

Everything © William Anugerah aka RadenWA and bla bla bla
So, I kinda did my first paid job yesterday.

But hang on, you'd say "but you've done commissions and opening table in cons those are kinda jobs too right?"

Well it's kinda different and I'll tell you why.

As I'm starting to babycrawl into "professional life", there is one thing that I keep being asked about whenever I present stuffs to people.

"How long did it took you to make?"

At first I thought it was just a random curiosity, or for people to feel better because they can probably do it faster than I did.

Well, yesterday I did a job. Not really a job, it was just my teacher in the Masters course asking if there's any student willing to help him with his work. Seeing that I'm the only one with enough proficiency of the program (AfterEffects), I volunteered. It wasn't drawing, it wasn't animating. I got a graphic provided and all I did was doing a very simple masking task and all I needed was time and patience.

Being a self-slaver I am, I got it done in a day. Teacher was satisfied, then asked for my rate. I wasn't sure how much should I ask. I was about to offer 50$ or something but I hesitated because I don't know what's the acceptable fee for that kind of job.

Then I got asked the same question again. "How many hours did it took you?" I briefly calculated and then answered "7 hours". And my teacher immediately offered 140$.

And it clicked. I was getting paid per hour.

My task was valued at 20$ per hour. That's where the number came from. If only I knew I would get paid per hour, I would take my time a bit more =P (though I probably can't, knowing the other assignments are piling up).

Now how about commissions?

My most expensive piece was valued at 50$.

Which, according to this new logic, should've taken me only 2 and a half hours.

But it didn't.

It took me a month.

Well, not a whole month, since I didn't work on it all the time. But it definitely was more than 2.5 hours.

I think I got the difference between this job, and commissions. This is a lousy metaphor, but it's like growing beans.

You can grow beans out of fun, and once you get the beans, you can sell it for a fixed price. But that's just how far it goes. No matter how much time, effort and love you put into the bean, you'd still be selling it at that price. You can be extra good and make high-quality beans which would sell for more, but once you run out of it, you would need to grow another.

In the other hand, you can work by taking care of someone else's bean farm. You get paid for how long you're working there. No matter whether it makes good bean or not, or no beans at all, you'd still get paid.

I'm not complaining about commissions here, I'm not saying that it's a bad scam or something. Because truth is, it might still be the only way some of us can make money from doing what they love. The thing is, with this field of "drawing anime", the clients are mostly individuals who just want to see things drawn in your style for the fun of it. They are just like us, normal individuals with limited budget who are not ready to dish out hundreds of dollars for something as trivial as a drawing. They're not generating money from it, and if they do, it probably won't be much.

In the other hand, when you're being commissioned by companies, with bigger amount of money, who will generate money from the work, you would be paid drastically higher. I heard logo commissions are worth 4 digits. And again though, it has nothing to do with your skill, effort, or love. It's more about how big the company you work for is, and whether you're lucky enough to work for one. And unfortunately, I can't think of any reason why big companies would want "animu drawings".

Still, at least when you grow your own beans, you do it "for fun" and you would be able to proudly present it as "your own beans".


So that's just my random thought of the day, remind you that I'm still a beginner in this world, and my view will probably seem immature or noobish for some of you who has already been in the industry.

Also grammar mistakes will exist, please deal with it, it's really hard to let the fountain of thought to flow out while making sure it's grammatically perfect at the same time.

A drawing of 56 of my classmates which I don't upload here know, real people and faces.
Moon Animate is still happening guys, visit them for updates.
(also spoiler: I'm currently working on a remix of Frozen's Let it Go.)
And check out this funny Youtube video.
Why? Because it's my freaking graduation film that took my whole last 1 year to make. :w00t:
End Journal.
  • Playing: Harvest Moon ANB!
  • Eating: Water
  • Drinking: Food


WA [/wiːʔ'eɪ/]
Artist | Student | Varied
Hi, welcome to my little own world of adventure, awesomeness, and occasionally, tentacles and slimes.

Adventure animes, cartoons, comics and RPG games have made up my childhood and it is my biggest influence even until now as I develop my personal style and experiment with many other varieties of art and design.

==Commission Info!==

:icontransparentplz:Commissions - On Hold by SweetDukeNo Point Commissions by SweetDuke
Requests - Ask Me by SweetDukeCollaborations - Ask Me by SweetDukeTrades - Ask Me by SweetDuke
Don't put too much hope on the last three, it's for your own good. However, I always love to hear ideas :)

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rosebuster Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Hey, how have you been? I would love to see more art from you, your art is my absolute favourite on DA. More awesome boots, especially in water or mud. And more cute boys. (You should really draw those boys kissing each other some time, like boyXboy kisses in the mud with awesome boots and clothes.)

You're really amazing and your art is great as wallpapers that make me feel good, so it would be a shame if you stopped, but I know you must be a busy guy! Take care! :hug:
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Miharushoka Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I like your amazing boots drawing , keep it !
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Naypalmz Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
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KaiHitanji Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Student Writer
Rad, are you doing okay?
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Cheaths Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  New member
Are you Indonesian?
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Deezer509 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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RunicArtist Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch!
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OratheRiolu Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. You're an amazing artist. I can't wait to reach you're level my god! :iconworshipplz:
Though I need to get a new laptop and Freds is taking over a month so... Walmart part-time here I come, since I'm to young for full time, I don't have a bank account yet, no credit card, I no do commisions, and I really hate being a shut-in...

Sorry 4 the rant... but still, you're art is amazig. I also realized that you use a lot more lighting then I do and I use more shading. I find this cool!
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EmileighSaysMerp Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Student
Could I possibly make a request~? 
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verDerbt Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Huh :O_o: I just noticed I must have unwatched you at some point... :confused: ...sorry ^^
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UsayFudo Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Hi :D
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michat2 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch !
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devi-san Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hey! Thanks for visiting my table at Supanova. You have no idea how much I appreciate it. : D
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Puppet-Child Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your gallery, keep up the great work!
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Innocentfate Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy belated Birthday, meow.
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Milonar Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Happy birthday.~
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WannabeName Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
happy B day
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AndrewGeorge1991 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy B-day^^
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jigglysama Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Happy birthday, dude.
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DaSparky Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday Have your cake and eat it too 
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minikitty1516 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
HAPPY B-DAY!!! :iconballoonsplz: :party::cake: :iconballoonsplz2: :airborne: :iconbummiesplz::icondancingtardplz::iconbummiesplz:
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LugiaUmbreonPower Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Heya! happy Birthday~! c: :hug:
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Hikapi Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday ^^
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Choco-Hana Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014   Digital Artist
Happy B-day~ :iconcakechocplz:
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JHMirda Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!Free Birthday Icon Free Birthday Icon Free Birthday Icon Free Birthday Icon 
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