May has been a busy month. I’ve been keeping myself busy during this time, using different tactics to motivate myself to create, learn, and improve. At the beginning of the month I was feeling particularly low and unmotivated, though my mood has since improved and I have a few goals and tasks to focus on in the coming months.
How are all of you dealing/coping/doing? What are your tricks, if any, to get yourself to focus?
I’ve had to remind myself that naps are okay, if I need to reset. I’m learning to not push myself too hard when what I really need is some rest.
It’s May and this month, I’m doing something special on Ko-fi!
My 35th(!) birthday is at the end of this month and I want to give something back to everyone able to support me through ko-fi. So, for the entire month of May I will create a sketch for everyone that makes a donation on my ko-fi page during the month. For the donation of one coffee ($3 USD) you will get a sketch from me. Sketches will be in the style of the examples below. $3 USD will get you a lineart sketch, and I’ll add colour to it for an extra coffee (a total of $6 USD.)
Worthy of note
When donating, please include a link to the reference you’d like me to use and let me know a couple traits about that person or character’s personality. The sketch can be of your favourite character (fanart), one of your own characters (OCs), or even from a photograph.
Sketches will be of the bust, 2000 x 2000 pixels and @ 150DPI. JPEG.
Flowers (bouquet or in a vase), Humanoid or anthropomorphic characters are accepted. (No animals at this time, please!)
If you prefer to not make your request public, instead of sharing details in the donation comment section you may email me instead. Include a screenshot of your donation if you can.
You may donate multiple coffees for multiple sketches at the same time. Just let me know!
Sketches will be completed throughout the month as I have time. Commissions or raffles prizes (owed from April) will take priority. Please be patient!
And if that’s not enough incentive, there are also supporter rewards available for all supporters!
Every month, I add two new items in the Supporter Downloads folder in my gallery on Ko-fi as a thank-you to all those who have supported my work. This folder is accessible by all supporters: subscribers, who choose to donate every month, and one-off supporters, who donate one time. The main difference between the two is that subscribers will always have access to the folder, whereas one-off supporters will have access for 30 days from the time they make a donation.
Those who wish to access the Supporter Downloads folder will need to make an account on Ko-fi in order to see the folder after donating.
These rewards are a thank-you from me. I appreciate every one that is able to support my work, and this is one of the ways I want to give back. If there’s something else you’d like to see, please do let me know!