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Freelance Anime Artists on Bringing Client Visions to Life

Deshen Adiguna, a self-taught anime artist on Fiverr, skillfully employs firm lines and detailed colors in his artwork. His background in graphic design is complemented by hands-on studio experience, majorly focusing on illustrations and character design. Admiring renowned artists like Yusuke Murata and Hayao Miyazaki, his portfolio embodies a rich blend of diverse techniques. Explore his work on his Fiverr profile.
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In the vast realm of anime artistry, what distinctive elements or techniques do you employ that set your particular style apart from others?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
I combine lots of techniques to draw. For the characters I use a simple drawing style, firm lines, and quite detailed colors, but emphasize good anatomy. But sometimes the color style depends on the client’s request. To draw backgrounds I prefer to use digital painting techniques, but sometimes I also use lines.
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Within the diverse spectrum of anime genres and techniques, which specific projects or styles do you consider your areas of expertise?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
I prefer to do illustrations and character design. Manga / comic is something I don’t do, because I don’t like something repetitive.
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Are there specific artists or prevalent styles within the anime realm that have played a significant role in shaping your artistry and approach?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
Might not related to my drawing style, but I admire Yusuke Murata, Artgerm, Inoue Takehiko, Makoto Shinkai, and Hayao Miyazaki.
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Can you delve into your journey in the anime art industry, highlighting your experiences, training, and any educational qualifications that bolster your expertise?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
I have bachelor degree in graphic design but actually it doesn’t help much. Most of my skills are self taught and a little bit from internship in studio. At my time, there was no any specific school for illustration and such. So we Indonesian artist were mostly self taught, thanks to internet we can do it.
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Could you showcase some exemplary pieces from your portfolio that best represent your skills and creative vision in anime art?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
Sure, this is my portfolios ranged from 3 years ago until today. As you can see, I also draw afro themed picture.
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What processes or methods do you employ to understand and bring a client's conceptual ideas to life through your artistry? What kind of input do you prefer from clients to start a project?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
The process is pretty simple actually. First thing I must have is the character details, like outfits, pose and expressions. And then ask if they prefer kind of specific style. My favourite client is the one who provide picture references. And after all of that, I can estimate the cost and time.
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In terms of personalization, what array of customization alternatives do you provide to clients to ensure their artwork is tailored to their preferences?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
There are a lot of customs I do, like fanart, couple drawing, turn the buyer into cosplay, turn real photo into anime drawing, and character designs.
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When finalizing and delivering your artwork, which file formats and resolution options are available to clients?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
Mostly I do the artwork in A3 size which is 42 x 29.7 cm 300 dpi. I can do upsize until A1 but of course that will cost more. I provide PNG file mostly, transparent background PNG, and for PSD file I charge more.
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Can you shed light on the specific software or design tools that form an integral part of your anime art creation process?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
I start my journey with photoshop and until now too. Becasue it’s really versatile for me to draw characters and painting backgrounds. I also use clip studio paint now because of the 3D figure feature which is really helpful and some brushes are unique. Sometimes I also use blender to make draft for background.
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Apart from working on established projects, do you also craft original and bespoke anime art tailored to individual client requests?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
Yes, actually I do that a lot. I can say that is what I do mostly in past years. In Fiverr Most of the buyer were individuals, and sometimes commercial work.
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What strategies and communication channels do you employ to guarantee a seamless experience and utmost satisfaction for your clientele?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
To make every work successful, of course we start from a draft / sketch. And then updating every step of work and ask if the client have any revisions. I even offer revision after the order closed, but limited to minor revision.
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Can you elucidate your pricing framework, and are there any additional costs or charges clients should be aware of before commissioning a project?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
The normal price start for a character. For more quantity of character I will give a bit discount. Additional cost added for background or complicated clothing, armors, or weapons. Moreover I charged more for commercial use and PSD file.
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How do you approach the intellectual property rights pertaining to the artworks you create, and what rights do clients retain once a project is completed?
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
It’s totally free for personal use. But like I said before, I charge for commercial use. With commercial use rights, client can sell and use the artworks in unlimited way.
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Are there specific types of projects or themes that you are more inclined to work on, and conversely, any that you typically choose to turn down? t-shirt design, aesthetic drawing, fanart, chib, recap, emoji, glow art, pfp, nsfw, old people, Furry, Animal, Fursona
Deshen Adiguna, Anime artist
Deshen AdigunaAnime artist 4 months ago Contact
Yes, I turn down comic works, nsfw, and furry. Well, I’m fine with the other as long as it’s not nsfw and furry.