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Bass
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:32 am    Post subject: Artist/Letterer Wanted - 8 Page Script Reply with quote

I have written a comic script for an 8 page comic + cover. Ideally I am seeking someone who can draw, ink and letter the pages.

The script is an adventure story featuring five children aged 6 -10. I know these children in real life so would be looking for their likeness' to appear. If you're in the UK The Beano is a good example of the scripts vibe.

This is a personal project and I don't currently have any intention of selling the finished product; rather it will be given away to friends and family. If well received I would hope to do more.

I note page rates seem to start around around $40 but this is sadly way above my budget. In view and as I don't wish to waste anyones time, I guess I'm looking for an amateur artist starting out who is keen to expand their portfolio and earn a bit of cash to boot.
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diegogue
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Artist/Letterer Wanted - 8 Page Script Reply with quote

Bass wrote:
s I'm looking for an amateur artist starting out who is keen to expand their portfolio and earn a bit of cash to boot.

That's lying to yourself or trying to take advantage or young beginners, what you're offering is not even the minimum wage in Venezuela.
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arkhein
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:30 am    Post subject: Re: Artist/Letterer Wanted - 8 Page Script Reply with quote

diegogue wrote:

That's lying to yourself or trying to take advantage or young beginners, what you're offering is not even the minimum wage in Venezuela.



That's true. Pay a respectable rate or save up until you can, tbh. I don't have a cheap rate, but it's definitely worth the money, and you will be able to take the work to other professionals and they will actually take you seriously. Think about it.
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Bass
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Arkehein and Diegogue - What on earth are you both talking about? I haven't mentioned any monetary amount!
I know my budget will not allow for a professional artist so I tried to make this clear in my post. I've posted on another website and had much more favourable results with a variety of prices quoted to me, some I can afford, some I can't (fair enough). It's a shame the initial responses here have been so whiny and negative, if my post isn't for you please feel free to ignore.
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RockAlves
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Bass, how are you?

So, in fact, how much are you able to pay for each page?
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Bass
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi RockAlves, I'm in discussion with an artist at the moment, £20 a page. If agreed will try delete my post here
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