They exist for a reason, please read and respect them.
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-= Don't PM me orders, put them in this thread =-
-= Don't rush me, I'll drop your order =-
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April 14th, 2013
This is in regards to the following post:
I was looking at your animated avatars and they are pretty dandy. However, there are a few I found in your samples that are a little over the line of what we would allow on the site:
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Gaia created the avatars with the default underwear in the event there is not an item to cover the genitalia; as much as these animations are amusing and very well done, the content created with Gaia art must respect the rules. This is considered Sexually Inappropriate Content, a violation of Gaia Online's Terms of Service and Rules and Guidelines.
Please do not replicate these to sell to members in the future. They toe the line of acceptable content on the site and we would not want you to get into trouble over something like this. It's preferred that you do not duplicate/replicate any more animations that are similar to the above or create any new animations that would be considered inappropriate.
We also request that the listed animations be removed from your samples so you are not asked to make any more of this type of content. Please also be aware that posting this kind of content is also a violation.
As I said, I would rather not see you get into trouble over this, so please take the time to remove these samples and review what is allowed on Gaia Online."
So yea, I got nailed for making some mildly suggestive animations, even though I felt they (well, most of them) were harmless. Please keep this in mind when ordering. If your order gets me banned, no matter how harmless it seems, it becomes your fault, haha.
I don't have pre-created or canned animation poses, everything is hand made one frame at a time. Click on a picture for its animation!
These are all completed orders / freebies / trades from throughout my animating career. They aren't in any particular order, but orders made since this shop opened are more likely to be towards the end.
Animations can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days, possibly even several weeks to complete depending on how advanced you'd like your animation to be and how much I feel like working. I tend to work slowly so please don't order unless you can be patient, I will not forget your order so long as you keep your trade open.
People seem to be having problems understanding just how much effort different types of animations take. Here's a handy little chart to help you price your animation.
Prices listed above are absolutely not final, I'm very flexible with pricing and all offers are considered. You can mix/match items from each list to help find an average price. For example, a jumping avatar wearing skin tight clothing is going to be easier than one wearing an elaborate dress and wings~
I'm currently looking for the following items. Offering them will dramatically increase your odds of getting your order accepted.
Fill out a form and post it in this thread.
If I accept your offer, send your trade. Keep it open till I'm done.
I'll give you preview updates as I work, making sure what I'm animating is acceptable.
Once you're satisfied, finish the trade
After the trade goes through, I'll crop and clear your animation for use.
I prefer gold to items, but I'm open to all offers. I love art trades!
Visual Guide for those who hate small text
Avatar Animation Order Form
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Everything Else Order Form
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All avatar orders /must/ include an idea. If you don't include one, I'm going to make your avatar pick its nose. Ideas can be as vague or specific as you'd like, just be advised I like to take a little bit of creative freedom from time to time.
My avatar animations can be quite large in file size, expessially longer ones. Keep this in mind if you plan to place animations in your signature; they quite often will exceed the 100kb size limit. I will tell you your file size when I finish your order and if it's "sig safe" or not.
My Birthday is in August
I live in New Hampshire
I work for UPS
I play excessive amounts of Video Games
I make my animations one frame at a time in Adobe Photoshop CS5
I learned to make animations in Photoshop 7 during Highschool.
If I ask for your equipped items list, I probably have an idea.
Animations run at 10 - 20 frames per second.
Most of my animations loop, because why not?
I own a tablet
I never use it.
Every 100 pages, the poster on the top of the page gets something free from me. Could be a smiley, could be a full avatar animation.
I reserve the right to win my own prize page, it's you versus me.
People who are friendly, hang around, and chat, may receive something of my choosing for free.
Black-listed people are shunned and ignored, please don't wind up here.
Awesome people who can order regardless of whether slots are open or not.
Shanra The Dragon Bard