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Divider II by RBSRdesigns

Paw Print (Rainbow) - F2U! by Drache-LehreCOMMISSION WIPSPaw Print (Rainbow) - F2U! by Drache-Lehre
See commission WIPs on my sketchblog!:
Commission WIPS are tagged by username and/or characters involved. Mini sketch commissions (a.k.a. $3/300-point or $6/600-point) are uploaded to my sketchblog only.

Last Updated: Apr. 21st, 2015

Divider II by RBSRdesigns

1. Darthinion full-body marker/colored pencil of anthro Vitani and Zira Status: Sketching-PAID
2. RamenWolf1485 (2) char. full-body w/ BG Status: Sketching-PAID
3. Wolf-King45 Alyus, Sam & pups in cave pen sketch Status: Not Started-UNPAID

1. JamJams-bust badge of BloodyTearStains Status: In the Mail-PAID
2. WolffNoelle bust badge of her fursona Stitches Status: Not Started-UNPAID
3. hinatasBFF (3) bust badges Status: Not Started-PAID

1. Wolf-King45 4 B&W sketches; 5 color sketches (2-full-body for all)-PAID Status: DONE (Not Uploaded Yet)
2. Wolf-King45 9 B&W sketches of "Once Upon a Time' chars as wolves (2 body-poses for all)-PAID Status: Not Started

Art Trades :bulletred:CLOSED
1. WolfHomeLuver98 Status: DONE; waiting for other half
2. BreyerKat "Attack on Titan" chars as dogs Status: Sketching; waiting for other half

Commission Pricelist & Guidelines

Please see my website for my Terms of Service/Commission Policies:…

:bulletorange:Interested in a Commission? Just send a note with this info & I'll send you a quote!:bulletorange:
Commission Type:
Headshot, Bust or Full?:
Background (Yes or No):
A Description of your Commission (the more specific/detailed, the better!):


:bulletpink:Extra/Optional Fees:bulletpink:
Shipping (for 9x12" commissions only; badge prices include shipping):
•+$4 (US shipping only)
Extra Details:
•+$5 per extra simple detail (wings, scales, some armor, etc.)
•+$10 per extra excessive detail (excessive armor, excessive clothing detail, cars, guns, etc.)
•Simple black-and-white/lineart background: +$5
•Detailed black-and-white/lineart background: +$6
•Simple colored background (gradient BGs, etc.): +$7
•Detailed colored background (forests, cityscapes, etc.): +$8

*Badges come laminated & hole-punched; lanyards not included; shipping is included
:bulletgreen:Status: OPEN
Headshot Badge: $5
Holiday Badges by NY-Stray
Bust Badge: $10
Stray Bust Badge by NY-Stray

*9x12" Commissions can be shipped for $4 extra!

Pencil Sketch
:bulletgreen:Status: OPEN
Headshot/Bust: $3
Full: $6
+$1 per extra character
Fangirling The Fuck Out by NY-Stray

Pen Sketch
:bulletgreen:Status: OPEN
Headshot/Bust: $6
Full: $8
+$3 per extra character
Til the End of the World by NY-Stray

:bulletgreen:Status: OPEN
Headshot/Bust: $10
Full: $12
+$5 per extra character
Lucky You, Jake Long by NY-Stray

Colored Pencils
:bulletgreen:Status: OPEN
Headshot/Bust: $15
Full: $18
+$7 per extra character
Blossoming Hearts-first remake by NY-StrayCommission-Stargazers by NY-StrayTravelers by NY-Stray

Markers & Colored Pencils
:bulletgreen:Status: OPEN
Headshot/Bust: $20
Full: $25
+$8 per extra character
Gift-Attack on a Green Night by NY-StrayShimmering Stray by NY-Stray
*NOTE: I might edit this journal a little later, since there was a slightly more in-dept version that I typed up but for some reason it didn't save properly.  Essentially, everything here is what I'm trying to get across, but if anyone has any questions or is curious about a new URL or anything, please feel free to ask/leave a comment.


Nothing too drastic in terms of renaming, just switching most of my stuff from "Stray Studios" or "NY-Stray" to "Stray Sketches" or something along those lines, because at the end of the day I am not a business, I am a single person who likes to draw, doodle, write and share my ideas, and I'm kind of done with trying to build a "business" because I realize that that's not what I want to do (at least not right now).

**(I'll update all of my links and websites, though it might take me a little while, so bare with me.  I'm not getting rid of any of my sites/social outlets, just renaming them)**

Yes, I want to continue to offer commissions and such, but that's not what I really want to focus on--I want to focus on my own stories and do commissions if/when I can.

It has nothing to do with my clients or the workload--my clients have, so far, been wonderful, patient people who have appreciated and liked my art when I didn't and who have challenged me as an artist to tackle jobs and subjects that I otherwise wouldn't.  So, to emphasize again, I'm not discontinuing commissions nor giving up art or anything, I'm just going to try to focus more on what makes me happy as an artist, rather than trying to do/draw/show what I think others would like.

I'm about to finish college next semester with a Fine Arts degree and, I hate to say, if I had to do it all over again, I probably wouldn't have chosen art as a major--not because I don't like drawing any less, and not even because I'm worried about having a so-called "useless degree."  I took a lot of classes on various art forms, everything from drawing to painting to sculpture, and there was just way too much pretentiousness for me to handle, and it got to the point where I almost gave up on art completely.  I understand that there's a time and place for art to have a standard, but at the end of the day--for me, at least--art is about expression, emotions and fun, and while I understand (and even encourage) critique I know there's a difference between critique and appeasing someone's ego, and I don't want to feel like I have to mold and shift my ideas to fit into what someone else wants them to be.  It just got to a point where I wasn't having fun doing what I loved anymore; I felt very pressured and very uninspired and sometimes I even forget why I liked art in the first place, and as an artist, that's one of the worst feelings.

So, nothing's really going to change in terms of my art, especially since commissions were so sporadic to begin with, but my mindset is a little different.

  • Watching: Salem


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I draw everything from cartoons to characters to half-finished comics to fantasy and can't make up my mind what kind of artist I am, so I draw a bit of everything | Constantly searching for the good, the bad, the ugly and the whimsical about the animation and film industries (behind-the-scenes featurettes are my life) | Writer of books that take way too long to write | Adorer or all dogs (a.k.a. permanent puppies) | Tacky Goth gal with a particular aesthetic for Halloween-themed stuff, cemeteries, werewolves and quality Disney merch | Pongo and Perdita figurine collector | proud Disnerd | Gargirl of the Manhattan Clan


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Thank you so much for all the favs, comments & watches!

~Stray :heart:

Walt Disney * Doug Walker & Rob Walker * MCR (Gerard, Frank, Mikey, & Ray) * Greg Weisman * Don Bluth * Jillian Venters/The Lady of the Manners * Tia Maria Torres


Disney Stamp by poserfanI Love Animation Stamp by fear-the-brillianceThis is A I Love Cartoons Reprise by endlerStamp - Comics by AzraelleWormserWalt Disney-Stamp by kaitasticNostalgia Critic Transition Stamp by Airenu-ishDon Bluth stamp by SuperScoobyGirlDA Stamp - I Love Movies 01 by tppgraphicsGargoyles Fan Stamp by LeonaWindriderAmerican Dragon: Jake Long by KooroeWolf's Rain stamp by TollerkaI love Dinosaurs by WishmasterAlchemistSpirit by Hioderrodemolition lovers stamp by prince-kaiDragonHeart Stamp by KaidaTheDragon- N - E - O - N - by skinnyveestampWriter by Shadowed-MidnightProtected by Werewolves stamp by purgatoriDisney 101 Dalmations by TwilightProwlerCemetery stamp by princess-vampyDog-Lover by Snuf-Stamps

changing my username soon, and I'll probably change my other site names as well 

10 deviants said just to let you guys know
8 deviants said I'll update the links this week


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Stray-Sketches Featured By Owner 5 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aww, these are super-cute!
Now this is the father/daughter relationship I'd like to see between them!

I've known about Coloran's work for awhile; she very talented & I love her expressions. :3
Aaronmcloud Featured By Owner 4 hours ago
yuppers!<3 its what i've always wanted in them. i can't decide which one i like more x3

her style reminds me of you. ;3
AmeThyst99 Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like the new username! c:
Stray-Sketches Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!  It's a small change, but I think it fits. :3
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