2D Artwork: IT Arcee

Discussion in 'Transformers Fan Art' started by MACRAPTRON, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. MACRAPTRON

    MACRAPTRON Well-Known Member

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    Once again, I was robbed by a dishonest 'client'.
    Made these for a certain 3rd party toy maker, who promised a bunch of toys in return. Told him I'd do it for free, but as he insisted I gladly accepted.

    So now the work's done, and I've been e-mailing this particular dude inquiring about my toys and nothing. E-mailed the dude again just asking if he was going to send me the toys or not, so I could chase them at eBay or something. Again no response.

    Anyway, it seems their toy is crap, so I'll just buy the other one that was recently announced. Or just wait for Hasbro's one. Hasbro is an a$$hole too, WTF are they waiting to make a decent Arcee toy?
     

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  2. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    Never work for free.

    Also, nice pics.
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    They already have. They just need to make one in Classics style.

    Which, need I remind, that Hasbro has priorities, and are releasing a flood of new figures of G1 characters for Generations. They may get to Arcee, they may not. It doesn't make them assholes because they don't get to this one character out of the dozens fans keep demanding.
     
  4. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee Artist/Colorist Monkey

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    Crap, man; that's obnoxious D:
    Sorry these guys haven't said anything to you, man. I know you haven't had the best run-ins with companies and their pay- and it really sucks because your artwork is INCREDIBLE and you're a great guy, mang. D:
     
  5. red4

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    I'd jam my pencil in her electric sharpener.
     
  6. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like the fembot warriors one!!! :thumb  Arcee's all like...ggggrrrrrrrrrrrr!! :D 
     
  7. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    MAN, those are two gorgeous pieces of work from you! I really hate to hear that you've gotten robbed out of what was promised to you.

    Thanks so much for continuing to share your work here :thumb 
     
  8. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow, that sucks to hear what they did to you. I'm going to talk to the "dude" and see whats going on. He has no excuse not answering your emails.

    Btw, the artwork you did here is awesome. I didn't know it was you that was doing them, when I first saw the rough box designs.
     
  9. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    think your mistake was saying you'd do it for free in the 1st place, mako. you know better than that. i mean, geez, you're published, not like us small farts.

    even my commissioned stuff get paid, havent been suckered yet even when i dont ask for deposit/retainer. and my stuff is crap. youre better than getting pulled one over like this after all these years.

    really nice btw. i like how clean it is.
     
  10. MACRAPTRON

    MACRAPTRON Well-Known Member

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    I knew the risk, that's why I said I didn't want the toys. He insisted and even asked for my shipping address, but whatever. I was going to buy it from BBTS but after all the 'it's crap' reports I'm just going to wait for a review on the KOToys/Igear/whatever one and if it's better I'll buy that instead.
     
  11. Destron23

    Destron23 Vehicon

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    Oh, I'm so sorry to hear of what went on. Your artwork is amazing and certainly deserves more than what happened to you.
     
  12. Crobot91

    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    Beautiful artwork as usual; love looking at your G1 stuff! :) 
     
  13. Sledgehammer

    Sledgehammer Digital art monkey

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    Cracking work as always, Mako! Sorry to hear about your troubles...had one too many of those situations myself, so for the last seven years, everything's been done under full, legally-binding contracts, regardless of what makes up the workload or the fee.
     
  14. Pyro

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    That really sucks because those are some great pieces of artwork.
     
  15. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Not sure if I needed the explanation, especially since supposedly you didn't want anything to begin with, and got nothing ..:p  (mind you, that doesn't mean they shouldn't if they insisted on sending you something).

    Art is great, like the single Arcee image best..looks very fresh!
     
  16. kingnothing80

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    Good night that's beautiful. It's a shame to hear about the mishap. I do wish more people would stand beside their words. I've been following your work since I first saw two rough sketches on another site quite a few years ago; one of the RID construction guys and the other of the Stunticons. And over the years I can honestly say, nothing ever dissapoints. Thanks so much for sharing.
     

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