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NOTICE: Please EMAIL ME at zroing[at]gmail[dot]com if you have a question about your commission and need an immediate reply. I only check notes and comments on art sites (such as deviantART, Weasyl and FA) on Sundays and Mondays. Thanks!

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My name is Marina Neira and I'm 33 years old. I live in Pembroke Pines, Florida, where I make a living as a freelance illustrator. I am also an aspiring children's fantasy writer.

My life is all about reading, drawing and writing. When I'm not working on my clients' projects, I like to work on my own stories.

My most important project is Meganeea, a series of fantasy novels for children. You will see a lot of concept art for these books regularly posted to my gallery.

I am sometimes open for commissions. Sometimes I open commission slots only on FA and don't announce them anywhere else, so be sure to watch me there if you're interested in snagging one of those.

Thanks for dropping by!

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Latest Journal

Boycotting Weasyl (Only for the time being I hope!)

on 9 August 2016 at 16:02:14 MDT

So… Apparently late last year there was a hullabaloo I missed since I hadn’t been posting to Weasyl for a while… I’m not sure if this was always this way. I seem to remember that in the beginning, I could prevent people from tagging my work. But when I checked that section, I only find an option to prevent people from removing my tags. Can't do anything to prevent people from tagging anymore --if I ever could.

I might just be misremembering, but either way, I find community tagging that I cannot opt out of to be terribly invasive. I am personally boycotting Weasyl until this is rectified. I planned to upload all of my art of the past few months there today, but realizing this, I no longer feel comfortable doing so. It is such an irritating feature and makes me anxious to know someone could tag my work as they please, when I already tag it quite well myself.

Bye Weasyl, it’s been fun! Hopefully you change this in the future. It's a great site otherwise.

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Commissions

EXTRAS (All Styles)

Dialogue
$ 0.00
Large/complex props (each)
from $ 15.00
to $ 20.00
Name in Fancy Letters
$ 3.00
Small/simple props (each)
from $ 10.00
to $ 15.00

Flat Colors (No BG)

Base Price
$ 25.00
add  Additional Character
$ 15.00
add  Colored Line Art (Per Character)
$ 5.00
add  Shading (Per Character)
$ 5.00

Flat Colors w/ Drawn Background

Base Price
$ 50.00
add  Additional Character
$ 20.00

Flat Colors with Patterned BG

Base Price
$ 35.00
add  Additional Character
$ 15.00
add  Colored Line Art (Per Character)
$ 5.00
add  Shading (Per Character)
$ 5.00

Shaded Colors w/ Colored Lines & Drawn Background

Base Price
$ 80.00
add  Additional Character
$ 25.00

Shaded Colors w/ Drawn Background

Base Price
$ 70.00
add  Additional Character
$ 20.00

PLEASE NOTE:

❖ All of these are NON-COMMERCIAL rates only.

❖ Complex or very detailed backgrounds may be subject to an extra charge depending on level of detail requested.

❖ Samples may be viewed HERE.

❖ Please read my Commission Terms HERE and review my Commission Info page HERE before commissioning me.

Exactly what counts as a prop?

In a drawing with no background, a couch in which characters are sitting on would be a large prop. In an illustration with a fully drawn background, trees, bushes, far off buildings, etc generally don't count as props unless you ask for something complicated/specific.

For example, if you ask for a character riding a tricycle down the sidewalk, the background elements aren't props. However, the tricycle would count as one.

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    haiiiii marina :D i just created a place on here like 2 days ago XD

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    Your baby fur art so cute and adorable ^__^

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    Stop drawing so many cute things! You're gonna burn my eyes off! D:

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    yo if you could tag stuff with "diaper" or "babyfur" or something along those lines me and my blacklist would hella appreciate it

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      All my recent stuff is tagged as such. What is showing up that you don't want to see?

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        I think this was the one that drew my attention
        unless that's not a diaper, honestly could be wrong, but yeah. Just thought i'd mention.