Interesting you mentioned JD, cause I had that guy commission a costume for me last year and I got up to date photos but when I recieved the costume (from overseas at the time), tried it on, not only did the top not fit correctly the piece that buttoned in front fell apart b/c it was poorly sewn. I mentioned all this too him and he said he'd fix it for me but it would've been too late for the con I needed it for. Plus, I would've had to pay shipping and wait another 2 to 3 weeks....no thank you. So disappointed, now I don't know what to do with this thing and I couldn't get my money back either cause I also made a complaint to Paypal. What the hell?!
Originally Posted by kiratsukai
It's more a general complaint. I've been queue jumped a lot in my year of adventures with comissioning and it seems that no matter who I approach and how early I approach them, my costume is not begun until the last possible moment (and a good deal of complaining and chasing on my part).
loserific...? Yes. I'm anxious.
But also JD, cosplaymandy, and TeL... ie. ~all but 2 of the comissioners I've ever worked with~
4 out of 6 not answering emails regularly, delivering progress photos they'd promised or starting on a project until the last minute after being given an average of 3-4 months to work on it would seem to indicate this is a problem with more than just one commissioner.
I do not mind waiting in a line... but I would appreciate knowing where in that line I stand and that other customers aren't going to slip in ahead of me while I bite my nails over a deadline that the commissioner seems to have forgotten all about.