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03 May 2009 @ 02:44 pm
Future prints and setting up the website! ^^  
Okay!! ^^ I'm working on a set of prints that will be related to my in-development webcomic (more info later, to be announced soon!) and to several other projects that I've worked on or am working on! They're not ready yet, but they'll be good, probably B4 size (unsure just yet, however. Possibly A4. It depends. I'm also considering postcards), and they will all be individually hand-signed by me. The prices on the prints will depend on the type of materials, but I'm looking at around $10 each (USD), depending on quantity and quality of course! They will probably go up for sale either at the end of this month, or at the end of this week, depending on several factors (namely that I have to be in the Tenipuri studio most of the month, so I don't know if I will have the time to get everything set up before I get in. I will try, but quality takes time!).

But I'd like to offer a deal! I'd like to build up some money with which to get the new URLs and with which to experiment with different printing places!! So I'm asking for donations-- Temporarily unavailable

It's not exactly donations.. I guess in a weird way, it's like an investment..? The amount is up to you, but basically, for every $10 (USD) that you donate, I'll give you two prints of your choice for free after they are ready to go out (near the end of this month). In effect, making this a little bit like a pre-sale! I know that you haven't seen them yet, but if you think that you'd like to have some of the first prints that I've ever sold, then it'd be a good deal for you and a big help for me! And if you don't want any of these next prints for some reason, don't worry, because I will keep full track and you can choose future prints if you so wish instead, or we can work something else out. ^^

What do you think? This is a big experiment for me, too. And who knows... when I finally publish my own first manga work, you'd have a real collectivble! Hand-numbered and signed. =D (and my appreciation, though that's not worth any money!).

Well... that's that! I'll get to work on things now! ^^
 
 
 
X: [tiffany] eyesmilexiao_baka on May 3rd, 2009 06:07 am (UTC)
Ah.... I can't donate, but all the best in this! :D
L.impressioniste on May 3rd, 2009 06:13 am (UTC)
Barring any crazy mishaps (you know my life :x) I'll probably donate on payday. ♥
Kathy: InuKai hugkisa829 on May 3rd, 2009 06:55 am (UTC)
I'll definitely help you out!

Plus, since I really love your art, those prints are a totally great plus! XD

Good luck with the donations!
Kate: TB Petro1kiyohimee on May 3rd, 2009 07:15 am (UTC)
Sounds like a win-win
kurikuribebikurikuribebi on May 3rd, 2009 07:23 am (UTC)
I can't donate this second, but next pay-day I'll be sure to give you a hand.

The post cards sound like a great idea. It's definetly something I'd be interested in. With all the friends I have all over the world, post cards are something I can never have enough of.
hiroaihiroai on May 3rd, 2009 07:37 am (UTC)
are you still looking for a webdesigner? I'm interested~
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:05 am (UTC)
I am! But I haven't really had time to figure out exactly what I want yyet. ^^
(no subject) - hiroai on May 4th, 2009 09:34 am (UTC) (Expand)
Kategrownupneko on May 3rd, 2009 10:18 am (UTC)
Donated~ I really like your blog. Lookin' forward to the new site!
oistridoistrid on May 3rd, 2009 11:42 am (UTC)
I would really like to donate but i've got no paypal
Buuhuu

Good luck with it!
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:05 am (UTC)
Sorry about that! When I do the regular sales, I'll offer other options as well ^^
samurai_jennsamurai_jenn on May 3rd, 2009 12:48 pm (UTC)
Yay! Donation complete. Good luck on finding a good site! Can't wait to see what ya do!
captain_baka: Insane Gamecaptain_baka on May 3rd, 2009 01:40 pm (UTC)
I would really like to donate but i have to wait until the end of next week if that's ok
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:06 am (UTC)
Sure! It'll probably still be running, but even if it's not, I'll be running the regular sales then. ^^
ex_shuttere on May 3rd, 2009 02:14 pm (UTC)
If they'll be hand-numbered and signed, do you even add a dedication to it? *__* If so, I'm Lydia and my paypal addy is uncrackedcoul@hotmail.com. ^^

Just donated. X3
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:07 am (UTC)
If you would like, sure! I'm happy to write anything that you'd like! ^^

When they're ready, I'll be contacting everyone, and I'll askfor dedications then!
(no subject) - ex_shuttere on May 5th, 2009 08:24 am (UTC) (Expand)
ルリdemonruri on May 3rd, 2009 03:11 pm (UTC)
I cant donate right now, but I might able too after payday :)
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:07 am (UTC)
Thanks!! ^^
Isonen: Yuna - Danceisonen on May 3rd, 2009 03:20 pm (UTC)
*laughs* I'm joining the chorus of "Will donate on payday!"

Sounds like a really good idea, and I'll be glad to donate to your cause when I have the funds myself. =)
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:07 am (UTC)
Ah, thank you! ^^
xwinged_angelx: Smilexwinged_angelx on May 3rd, 2009 03:43 pm (UTC)
Web design.
Hey :) I spoke to my friend who's good at the web design ^_^

He said he doesn't have that much time to devote to trying to design the blog site for you, but he's an anime fan and when I mentioned you were a mangaka's assistant and stuff he seemed more interested in doing it :P He said he could do some mock ups for you to look at and asked for links to any examples of your work, because sometimes it can give him idea on what kind of design people are looking for ^_^

That, to me, sounds like he's much more interested than initially stated XD I'll pester him as time goes on and keep you posted ;) That is, if you're interested in seeing what he comes up with based on his work with www.agendasource.com ? :)

You can see more of the kind of thing he does, like, other mockups and things here:
http://joshcollie.deviantart.com/
Also, he said he wishes you had a deviant art account, and he was impressed with your background practice, which I also was ^_^ Actually? You know what? Screw it, here's the conversation XD :

...

Josh says:
Well after this exam on Tuesday I'll see
I can't put tonnes of time into it but I can do a mockup
and you can show her

...*irrelevant stuff about redesigning agendasource and at some point asking for examples of your work*...

Josh says:
background practice is :O:O:O:O:O:O:O:O:O
Carrie says:
ZOMG I KNOW T_T
I wish i could do that T_T
XD
Josh says:
I love that style of drawing
and ditto
http://namutaku.net/livejournal/bookmarks.jpg
they're cool
Carrie says:
I know, I wanted one lol! Especially the one with the red hair
Josh says:
Black and white anything is instant love from me

And there you have it lol :P Anyway, I've spent enough time procrastinating from revising for my exam tomorrow XD ^_^

Good luck with the new blog site and everything else, and I hope things start looking a little brighter for you soon :) I look forward to when you finally do have a new site! ^_^,
Carrie xxoo
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:10 am (UTC)
Re: Web design.
ah,that's awesome! I'd love his help, assuming that he has the time!

I do have a deviantart, but I don't really use it >> hinoai.deviantart.com

I'm probably going to use art from one of the new prints to design it around.
Re: Web design. - xwinged_angelx on May 4th, 2009 10:25 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Mimix_mimioreo on May 3rd, 2009 05:11 pm (UTC)
ohmigosh. I'd love to donate and get your prints, cause I love your art and you're slowly becoming famous! But I'd have to get someones creditcard or something first XD!
Hi-chan (火ちゃん)hinoai on May 4th, 2009 01:11 am (UTC)
Ah, thank you!! When we do the regular sales, I'll offer other methods of payment, too. ^^
(no subject) - x_mimioreo on May 4th, 2009 01:32 am (UTC) (Expand)