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Requests stamp by MeganTheRabbit Requests stamp by MeganTheRabbit
I've been getting random "do you take requests" on some of my old pictures (mainly my old icon pictures) and this random idea came to mind because it always annoyed me when people asked them.


I don't mind people asking for requests if there open; but if you just ask when it says no on there page it's just like, like no..just no.

Feel free to use.


EDIT-
I remade it and fixed the spelling error.


EDIT 2:
I got sick of repeating myself, so I'm just going to write a faq on here and disable the comments. If you note me for w/e reason don't expect a quick reply because I don't use Deviantart anymore. I only go on when I'm bored.

1. This is mean!
Want to know what I consider mean? People who want me to work for free. Not everyone can draw, just as not every person can build a house. Material costs aside, you pay people for their time. I hate this double standard for artists. An artist deserves to be paid for their hard work and time. Anything less is an insult.

2. I do requests!
Okay. I don't really care unless the artwork you did for free is being used to make money off of by someone else. Do what you want, I don't care. Even if you did you don't need my approval on anything. This stamp was originally directed at random people who came to my page and asked me to make art for them, despite it saying I don't do that.

3. Thankyou! This is exactly how I feel!
You're welcome. I would have deactivated my account a long time ago if it weren't for this stamp. I will not take it down or store it. This is yours to use until devinatart finally shuts down one day.

EDIT 3:

Put comments back on because yolo
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:iconmynameiswaifu:
mynameiswaifu Featured By Owner 14 hours ago
i love how almost all of the people who protested against this didn't bother to read any part of the description
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:iconkrunchycroc:
Krunchycroc Featured By Owner 1 day ago   Traditional Artist
THIS. 👆
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:icontilly-tallies:
TILLY-TALLIES Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New member
 Bullet; GreenBullet; RedBullet; OrangeBullet; YellowBullet; GreenBullet; RedBullet; OrangeBullet; YellowWILL DRAW ANYTHING FOR 10 POINTS!!!!! Bullet; GreenBullet; RedBullet; OrangeBullet; YellowBullet; GreenBullet; RedBullet; OrangeBullet; Yellow
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:iconsapphire-ashesx:
Sapphire-Ashesx Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
So true. Person says they take requests? Request something. Other than that, it's really rude to ask.
Like, make your own stuff if you want art so much and see how difficult it is. I know I'm not a very good artist but I appreciate those who work hard! They don't deserve to be spat on.
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:iconastronomimi:
astronomimi Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Nah, I agree to do requests because I want to try something new and become a better artist. 
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:iconscootsxx:
scootsXx Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015
There are other ways to get the message across... 
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:iconbillciphergf:
billcipherGF Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
some people love to draw but don't know what to draw so they get requests
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:iconowyisensei:
OwyiSensei Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Professional General Artist
well it is stated bluntly but as for all artists,

you can do requests if you want, good for you

if you don't want to, that's great, that doesn't make you rude

if you do commissions for some extra cash in school, awesome

if you do commissions to pay bills, cool

if you do requests for views, great

if you do requests for fun, even better

if people stop watching you for not doing requests, who cares

if people pay you to draw since they want art, that is the point.

in turn, every artist has their reasoning, they are people.





I do commissions since I am sickly and not the best with jobs

that I have drawn for 17 years now and have done it professionally for 6 years and have been doing commissions online for a year now. 
my first customers are people that I know since they wanted to see me succeed. 

So I feel I am good. I do a fullbody fullcolor commission for 35.00 USD or 3500 points (thats the same price by the way) and it takes me two and a half hours to do one of those

I open 20 slots a month, so lets do some math here

if I do 20 commissions a month at 35.00 USD a commission (which I have other prices so this may not always be the case) I will make 700.00 for the month.

700.00 is enough for 
200.00 food
350.00 rent (and that is a studio, I don't think everyone can live in those)
100.00 for my vice (cigs, don't start its gross)
100.00 for insurance.
_______________________________
750.00

so even at those prices i am not making enough to live.
so prices are around there for a reason. don't think someone asking for 50.00 USD for a fullbody is too much since i am low balling to try and show my generosity somehow and still considered expensive.

what if that artist has kids? medical bills? a car? and they dump all their time into this since they do in fact get these commissions and frankly, still not making enough?

I am being devil's advocate here. 
all artists and frankly, people have the right to say what they do with their life, I sunk my entire life into art, such as many other artists, I think we are at least worthy of living at a decent wage?

as for request artists, I get it too, have fun while you can! it is fun to just draw whatever others want. and I don't see either side as a lesser artist for it






as for the stamp, it is for the cases of just being tired of saying no, no matter if you have stamps, or that they know you don't. i think its just the poor girl was swamped and people gave her grief. I would love to see her art up again, its a shame she quit, but as for any level of artist your opinion does count, just don't attack someone else for their opinion.




lets all learn to be humanist, nothing is ever black and white.


                                                                                regards OKT 
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:iconwayfir:
Wayfir Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Preach it
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:iconowyisensei:
OwyiSensei Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Professional General Artist
holy shiet I need this thank you for existing! 
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:iconfluidgirl82:
FluidGirl82 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014
I'd use this if I had my account set up. I have done three journal entries already about this topic, and people STILL ask for requests. Sheesh.
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:iconpouasson-de-oro:
Pouasson-de-oro Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree so much with this :D
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:iconcommander-dominic:
Commander-Dominic Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
Using.
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:iconzigaudrey:
zigaudrey Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah...
Something,I was pressed to do request even if the request is close... :(
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:iconkitsumekat:
kitsumekat Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014
It's hilarious that people are calling you names and expect you to follow their niceness. I'm sorry, I didn't realize that she should be nice at all. Maybe the people who shitted on her practice what they preach.
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:iconaorena:
AoRena Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
True!!Tho,it is nice if you are taking requests because some people can't afford money/points.On the other hand,they should UNDERSTAND if you don't have time,or you're just not in the mood to take requests.
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:iconkaguramiren:
KaguramiRen Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i absolutely agree with u 
some ppl can't know how we feel when we draw for hours and then we got nothing but "thanx!! it's nice " dude WTH!!
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:iconwolfofender:
WolfofEnder Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
How condescending
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:iconpsych0dog:
Psych0Dog Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Ikr? I don't do requests but this stamp sounds like it would turn away a lot of potential watchers and make me look more like an arse than anything.
Is typing in "No, I don't do requests" that hard?
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:iconwolfofender:
WolfofEnder Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Agreed. 
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:iconyumetaro:
Yumetaro Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How snooty and high-horse can we get with this stamp?
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:iconaclockworkkitten:
AClockworkKitten Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You're fucking kidding, right?
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:iconyumetaro:
Yumetaro Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
IDK, are you kidding?
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:iconaclockworkkitten:
AClockworkKitten Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
No.  Artists don't owe anyone anything.  It's just like any other job.
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:iconyumetaro:
Yumetaro Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't owe anything, I just like doing requests.

Geez, you artist-types are pretentious ones.
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:iconaclockworkkitten:
AClockworkKitten Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
That's fine if you do it.  This stamp is directed towards the request whores.

:iconsnooty-plz:
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:iconwolfofender:
WolfofEnder Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I do not know
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:icondj-doxie:
DJ-Doxie Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my god, so true...
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:iconartistrarity:
ArtistRarity Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I only make  request only for my friends .but other  people ask me art for them I will have to say NO
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:icontacozaurusrex:
TacozaurusRex Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
That's a way to put it, but some artists do it to feel happy :3 And they volunteer to do it. =D
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:iconbriefz466:
BriefZ466 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
i do it cuz it makes people happy
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:iconsavvyprodigy2612:
SavvyProdigy2612 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Glad someone agrees!
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:iconundeadwolf7:
undeadwolf7 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can i have one than? :3 XD
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:iconbriefz466:
BriefZ466 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
sure!
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:iconundeadwolf7:
undeadwolf7 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yaayy :D
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:icondragoflame503:
DragoFlame503 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
can you take my request in the mean time ill think about what to give you in return XD and where ever i post it i will put by Megan The Rabbit
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:iconleafheart308:
LeafHeart308 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. So true.
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:iconfurrymessvsthecogs:
FurryMessVSTheCogs Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Actually, you can have people give you points and llamas in change for a request.
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:iconxxinfamouswormxx:
XxInfamousWormxX Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So, it's not a request anymore. It's a PC.
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:iconloverbirds:
Loverbirds Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
When people comment on an artists page that clearly states they don't do them is rude. That's not taking to time to look for the answer before commenting just to save the effort of looking. That is when I find request requests rude and annoying. 
I only count situations where there is no clear 'requests closed' or non-existent statement as okay to ask. Or the person has their requests open.
Requests in general,I have no problem with Cutie Shrug . It's sorta like a gift yet they ask first, imo XD. My only real issues are the request beggars (people stated above).
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:iconkyraandjohnny:
kyraandjohnny Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My closes friends gets requests. Others have to pay. 
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:iconxxinfamouswormxx:
XxInfamousWormxX Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The thing I hate the most is when they ask for it :

- On my profile, when it's written CLEARLY that I DON'T do them.
- On a deviation. I think this is the worst one. You know, you post a drawing that took hours to finish and you suddently get
this : "Do you take requests ?". Nhhhh... I hate it.

Also, most of these guys are strangers, they ask for requests and then run away and never talk to the artist again.

Thanks you for making this stamp.
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:iconneverett5:
neverett5 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I know how you feel, this is just now happening to me. I hate it.
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:iconxxinfamouswormxx:
XxInfamousWormxX Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know right !
Omg, good thing that doesn't often happens...
Need a hug ?
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:iconneverett5:
neverett5 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
yes please...
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:iconxxinfamouswormxx:
XxInfamousWormxX Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay... INFA-HUG!!! :icondeathhugplz:
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:iconneverett5:
neverett5 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
thx. that really made my day. :)
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:iconxxinfamouswormxx:
XxInfamousWormxX Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome, buddy ! ;)
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:iconain-adoptables-bases:
Ain-Adoptables-Bases Featured By Owner Edited Jul 31, 2014  Student Interface Designer
"Get nothing in return"
I would love art trades more then request.But simply, I didn't ask people for trades and request.The unknown people will ask me if they want.This user dont draw but edit the pony creator. (Her comments.deviantart.com/20/354… not me)
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:iconkayanne21:
kayanne21 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Does it really count as work if you enjoy it?
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