Originally Posted by quizbowler
The only time I ever tried to commission something was three months ago, and I've heard back once since paying for it, and that was to say that she was extremely busy and would "have it done by Monday". Five Mondays later I'm feeling a bit scammed.
Most likely...yes. I'd be filing with PayPal or your bank. Even if it isn't a scam, it will at least get them to respond, but from my experience, most missed dates and lack of communication mean scam.