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:new::new: Lowered all the prices! :new::new:

:bulletblue: These prices are for personal use only, and I retain all copyright to the artwork.

:bulletred: Please ask me for price adjustments if you are planning to use the artworks for other purposes (eg. for-profit project).

:bulletblue: Here's an estimate for turnaround time. I will do my best to keep to deadlines; if there is a problem I usually notify you a week in advance.
Sketches/linearts: 2-4 days
Colored works: 1-3 weeks

:bulletred: Commissions below $30 must be paid upfront; half-and-half is OK for larger sums if requested. I add $1-2 to all prices to include the Paypal fee.

:bulletblue: Prices do not include shipping. If you want the original artwork shipped, note me with your mailing address and I will give you a quote about shipping.

:bulletred: Please note me with character references (short description is OK too), the type of commission you want, and deadlines if any. I will reply with a price quote and my Paypal email address. 

:bulletblue: Let me know if you'd like to see the sketch before progressing, I'm open to making changes!

Half body, full color: $25-30
                  *Additional character: $15
My Universe by annsquareHeart of Gold by annsquareCommission: Adora Under the Sun by annsquare

Full body, full color: $30-40
                   *Additional character: $20
Commission: Patrol Girl by annsquareCommission: Adventure by annsquareCommission: Magic by annsquareCommission: Angel by annsquare

Watercolor sketch: $15-20
                *Additional character: $10
Commission: Forest Spirit by annsquareArt Trade: Gustavo by annsquareCommission: Rob Ford by annsquareCommission: Kaede by annsquare

Chibi: $10
                 *Additional characters: $5
Commission: Ready? by annsquareEnglandXPuerto Rico by annsquareCommission: Moshu by annsquareChibi Commissions by annsquare

Detailed pencil sketch: $10-15
                *Additional character: $5
Commission: Cassie by annsquareCommission: In the Woods by annsquareWIP: Be Careful.. by annsquare

Ink sketch: $10-15
                 *Additional character: $5
50 Poses Challenge by annsquareIt's Snowing by annsquareThe Little Match Girl by annsquareNewspaper boy by annsquareCommission: Kiyoshi by annsquare

Simple, background: FREE (just ask!)
Commission: Layla by annsquareCommission: Kaori by annsquareAsleep on the Sand by annsquare

Detail background: +$5-10 (depends on complexity)
1. Helicopter Parent by annsquareApostrophe to the Ocean by annsquareCommission: Pirate Mermaid by annsquareCommission: Among the Bookstacks by annsquareCommission: Knitting a Fabric of the Universe by annsquareCommission: The 9th Doctor by annsquare

List of past and current commissioners -- Thank you very much! :love:

Special thanks to RJRobledo for listing me as a staff artist for Wisdom Crieth Without, an online literary magazine. Go check it out here:

RukiaUnohara Smithkakarot MREcartoonist ElPerdedor Daniel-Remo-Art greensalamander Nirelleth BlueDragonKaiser MoshuChan mandygirl78 fataleflare AceRailgun WingMcCallister PenumbraChey DivinePeachblossom20 jordan6426 thedarkstrider Shoguneagle zhusanna OrshianEcstasy chasjade darkshadowhand jigglysama Ivive Infernalfeather  effigytormented FunkyDobby EmeliaD Tsukiko-mei tofubabel FaithDivine liongirl2289 Sei-rei ilovetodraw22 ShaCaro Vitao-Scherholz Thortok2000 Noopy10
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Commission: Perfume by annsquare
Commission: Perfume
This is another magazine illustration for The Spectatorial, to accompany a review article about the novel and its movie adaptation "Perfume: Story of a Murderer".  The article is yet to be published online. 

Conceptually, I try to tie together her fiery red hair and the juice dripping from the squashed plums (in one scene in the movie she's cleaning plums) to suggest blood - wanted to convey a disturbing mood but not to make it too explicitly bloody!  Had a ton of fun with the colors. 

Pencil, watercolors, color pencil, Photoshop (blurring, color adjustment)

Commission: Castles in the Sand by annsquare
Commission: Castles in the Sand
An illustration for a poem titled "Castles" published in Wisdom Crieth Without:…

I try to portray a sense of nostalgia but also fragility by showing how the sand slips away beneath the feet of children unaware. 

Pencil, watercolor 


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Ann is an tireless learner who aspires to become an artist, scholar, leader, neuroscientist and world traveller. She enjoys reading, painting, listening to TED talks, playing badminton and long talks with inspirational friends. Her works are features in multiple publications, including Wisdom Crieth Without (online and print magazine), The Varsity (U of Toronto newspaper and magazine), and The Spectatorial (Victoria College speculative arts blog and magazine).
Thanks for followers of my page.  As you may have noticed, I have been very quiet on DeviantArt and have only updated my portfolio sporadically.  University and personal life are occupying my time completely, but I try to make time for art.  Most of my work lately have been small illustrations for my school newspaper, as well as larger illustrations for Wisdom Crieth Without magazine, which feature some amazing literary and visual arts:

I will try to do a free giveaway event later in the year that's similar to the 50 Poses Challenges, where you give me a few keywords and I produce a quick piece of your character.  

50 Poses Challenge (Closed):new: :new: :new:
School has been ridiculously busy.. I'm very sorry Aya14000, BabySponge178, TehLegendofcool and AnimeOtaku6, but I'm afraid you will need to wait for a while longer for the pictures. Thanks for being patient with me :hug:
Also, I'm planning to use 6 of the sketches for my AP Drawing Portfolio, with characters by: ElPerdedor, SketchesInMinutes, SkiM-ART, Mike16r, ppgrainbow and MiyuKyuu. Please send me a message if you are NOT OK with me using these pictures. It's for schoolwork so the only people who are seeing it are the AP markers ;P
You can find your picture in this Photobucket folder:
I also replied to a few people whose pose reference file either isn't appropriate (eg. photography, other artist's painting, etc.), has a broken link, or that needs to be changed to another pose. Please check your inbox or

Some ideas I'm considering:

Color palettes
Focus on body forms (hands, feet, head angle...)
Human model reference

As this will be partially a practice of anatomy, I'd probably lean towards more realism style.  This time, I'll also be adding colors with watercolor and/or color pencils.

Love to hear your suggestions!
  • Mood: Cheerful

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CopperColour Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015
Thank you very much for all the favourites. :)
pinkythepink Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
:love: Thank you for the favorites, it really means ever so much to me that you enjoy my artwork! I invite you to add me to your watch so that you can see all the future beaded and stitched pieces I have planned! :blowkiss: Just think of the sparkles... :squee:
rebelicious Featured By Owner Edited May 11, 2015   Photographer
Hi Ann, I recently purchased some postcards with a fundraiser you did, I just wanted to let you know that you should change your web address before you run any more print editions as there is a spelling error in your web page! Love the post cards, keep up the great work!
annsquare Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the support!  Was this the Autism fundraiser in Shenzhen?  I actually just gave a friend permission to print my work, so maybe she made a typo somewhere; but thanks for pointing it out!  
JoshiKiana Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Student General Artist
I saw your art many times , and i found it so creative, keep drawing!! your awesome!
annsquare Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for the kind words!
Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
theubbergeek2 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015
Bonne fête! :cake:
annsquare Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!!
theubbergeek2 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
Mais de rien :)
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