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This new public page saves me the trouble of constantly updating multiple queues on multiple sites. XD

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Hi. This update is surprisingly sooner than usual, lol.  But there's some important stuff.
Things are weird.  FuzziMutt business (plush stuff) is doing pretty great and I'm pretty proud, but I'm running into a few issues... elaborated further if you read on.  My [professional] freelancing is a bit quiet and I'm still trying to update and makeover my portfolio somehow between all the plush things and side commissions.  I'm a bit stuck as far as career/employment-related things and have a couple choices to make.  =\

Broken Cintiq. :(
My beloved 21UX Cintiq and tool of my trade... broke. T___T
The digitizer that recognizes Wacom styluses has stopped working, as diagnosed by a couple people and Wacom themselves.  It can be repaired for a decent cost, but one I can't afford right now since moving is in my future.  Thankfully I have my old brick of an Intuos tablet to keep arting with, but the transition has been harsh and art happens a lot slower and with more stress than I expect.  !firstworldproblems, maybe... but I ask if you are familiar with working at 110% speed and then being bumped down to like 75% speed but with the same workload. ;_;

What this means is a possible bout of fund-raising commissions in the future... maybe?  Because the irony is that it will take a bit longer to finish them. ^^; I still have a few folks wait-listed for various things art AND plush, but I don't think it'll be enough to take care of repair costs.  So there is a YCH idea I've been juggling for a while and may run some polls by to garner interest.  I could, of course, bring back the FuzziChibis, but feels odd after my most recent giftart spree. =\  Weighing some options.

Patreon...?
It's not because "everyone's doing it," I've been genuinely asked if I'd consider one, lol.  I would love to, actually... for both art AND plush stuff— I have SO many ideas.  Chibi and plush giveaways, comic stuff, I'd be hyped.  But naturally, I'd need a significant amount of interest for it to be sustainable.  That and I'd need to get out and settled into a new place with a studio if I were to take it seriously... and sadly that's a goal creeping further away with financial setbacks like my Cintiq and stuff.  Therefore, I really need to pick up some stable work for a little bit to beef my savings back up and THAT would lead to less art time.  It all seems horribly ironic and is kinda stressing me, but hey, LIFE, lol.

:bulletred:TL;DR-- I am honored that someone out there wants to throw me money, but I want to be able to keep up content production... and for that right now I need money.  DX ADULTHOOD IS HARD.

Other Stuffs
In other news, I had the pleasure of attending :iconprincessrei: and :iconodin36519:'s adorable wedding.  ;w;  Congratulations once again, you two.  It was such an honor to share your special day, even if I was a bit elusive, lol.

Otherwise, I've just been trying my best to work through the oldest commission slots and stuff.  Etsy orders keep interrupting, which is not a negative thing, but a frustrating one until I find a fitting way to handle the order of things (without having to temporarily close the store!).  I'm finally getting to my wait-listed folks, however, so expect to hear from me soonish... and I guess commissions are back open, especially if I think of a fund-raiser.  That's it for now, really.  Look for some polls soon, tho.

~ :heart: Teh Mutt :heart:

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TehMutt
DPH
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Deviant of 11 long years. (Formerly sketchi-chan). Hi. Cooler ID coming soon, lulz.
Also, this is my for-fun, commission, and personal art gallery only. I try to keep my professional image separate.

Current Residence: a plie of pillows
Favourite genre of music: Quite eclectic, actually.
Favourite style of art: original takes on established styles.
Favourite cartoon character: my own..? X3
Personal Quote: "Awr!" <3
Interests

Admittedly throwing out fund-raiser commission ideas :( (fav.me/d91gsn2). Any of these sound interesting? 

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2 deviants said YCH Illustration with auctioned spots (something like this quality: fav.me/d6hjayt )
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1 deviant said Return of the FuzziChibis! 'Fuzzi-fied' Chibis Commission Drive - (Closed) by TehMutt (CHANGING to flat color at same price)
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1 deviant said YCH(Your Character Here) Tiny chibis from $10 bases
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1 deviant said Wanna help, but can't financially. (If so, signal boosts are nice!)
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No deviants said Themed Adoptables... depending on what they look like, of course
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No deviants said Themed character commissions (magical girls, superheros, etc.)
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No deviants said FuzziMutt Character "Adoptable" (Plush character + their chibi art!) Likely an auction
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No deviants said Hey, what about my ___ ? (aka, you are on my waitlist. I'm sending out messages, but still in order)
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No deviants said How about that Patreon...?
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No deviants said I have a suggestion! (Comment)

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Not sure how many people see this in feeds, actually.  If you can, please take a look at my fund-raiser commission poll? ;_:
Uh oh... con-prep time, maybe? o:
Meanwhile, answer my plush pollLa la la la 
Holidays :star:For those watching my feed; It's Small Business Saturday!  Support a small or local business in your community!  Also, FuzziMutt Creations is having its annual sale. www.etsy.com/shop/FuzziMutt  Etsy Icon :star:Holidays 
Bonus: check out the tumblr or FB Page for a special coupon! The Customer fella (Works) 
I'm... not sure how I feel about this..?
Guess I'll make use of it, tho.  Arstuffs happening over on my art tumblr if  you feel like being nosy.

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:iconscratchkitty205:
scratchkitty205 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015  New Deviant
Your oc is so cute!
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:icontehmutt:
TehMutt Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Aw, thank you! :D and for the +watch as well!
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:iconscratchkitty205:
scratchkitty205 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  New Deviant
You're welcome my fluffy friend!
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PixlPhantasy Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Day of Birth!  XD
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:icontehmutt:
TehMutt Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Daawwwww, thank you!! :hug:
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ChroniclerC Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
Happy birfday!
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:icontehmutt:
TehMutt Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Aw, thank you!!! :heart:
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Vatorina Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
:D
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Vatorina Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
:D :wave:
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:icontehmutt:
TehMutt Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
La la la la
Hehe, thanks for the +favs!
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