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Oliver Wetter
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
Germany
Personal
I have joined deviantArt many years ago, and the community has shaped me in a positive way. Thats why I like to share insights and keep on contributing my work to the community here.

Professional
I have drawn since i can think, and today i´m working as freelance illustrator. A dream came true. Cover illustration and poster designs helped me to get into the freelance world. I love my job and can not think of a better profession

Goals
Right now I´m doing more personal works than ever and make a living as a part time art instructor and through art conventions. I´m interested in challenges, collaboration and opportunities. If you have a project that goes up my alley - don´t hesitate to contact me.

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I´m glad for every kind of feedback - notes, comments or constructive critique.
Sorry when I don´t answer every favorite, but it is much appreciated - if you leave a comment I´ll always try to reply.

There are many ways to support and contact me:

Website: www.fantasio.info
Patreon: www.patreon.com/fantasio
Facebook: facebook

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Rewards-overview by fantasio
Patreon rewards for January 2016 are sent. If you now want something from a previous term, you can find it on Gumroad - gumroad.com/fantasio Give me some time to get content up - and let me know if you are looking for something specific.
The next convention is around the corner - this is where you find me this upcoming weekend;)Woh-2015-version2.2final-vorschau by fantasio
Just in case you are at the Spiel 2015 (Germany), you can find me at Comic Action, booth 2 - D179.Spiel 2015-banner by fantasio
I have a booth at the upcoming event FaRk III 
in Germany, save the date: 28/29/30.8.2015
www.facebook.com/events/147970…
Fark-messe-banner by fantasiofark-messe.de/
See you on the fark side;)
There is a podcast Interview up on PencilKings featuring yours truly: t.co/5Myk42JLej check it out!CMxtkz4WcAAy0mz by fantasio

Thoughts on patreon

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 11, 2016, 8:53 AM


I´m having lots of content, hi-res, video process and psd-wise. However, right now I do the most for my physical class on digital painting, where I can explain lots of stuff in person. The small group of  my current Patrons benefit from this too. The problem right now is that I would love to do exclusive content.

Everyone loves exclusive content, at least over on Patreon. However, to do that, I´d need to reach a certain goal (look at my page, it is really not much) but I´m still far away from that goal. That means I have to focus on other things, which prevents me from doing the exclusive stuff that I would need to do in order to get more patrons.

That is the part where the snake bites it´s own tail.

As it is now, I´ll do the following: I´m planning on doing some small workshops for Gumroad.
This ensures that I have a nice presentation, well thought out concept, video, voice over, etc. in a neat package. But; it is not exclusive to patrons.
The $10 Tier patrons will get this workshop too, but it is not as exclusive as I would want it to be / or as you could have it.

Depending on how the Gumroad venture will work out, I might leave patreon behind - or maybe I´ll keep my sketching habit and portrait studies up on here... we´ll see. 

The thing is that at the time when I joined patreon, no one used it. Now every artist uses it excessively and people get bored easily and follow fads- not their fault. It is just natural to find out what platform works and which doesn´t. I hope this post will  not go by as unseen as the most other posts and lead to a little conversation about an interesting matter.


Cheers

fant



Visit my blog for more:: fantasiox.blogspot.com

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DaphYin Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist

Hey! Thanks a lot for allowing the submission of 'Cthulhu and the ninth wave' in the TMA-NewTalents group! If you haven't already, do check out the group info and blog, as your best submitted works will be entered in 'The Mad Artist' project, a free and new Facebook platform for talented artists. Will let you know when that happens, of course. :D  Keep in touch and keep creating!

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thehorrorzine Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2016
Hi Fantasio. My name is Jeani Rector, and I am the editor of The Horror Zine at www.thehorrorzine.com. I cruised your gallery and am impressed. I would like to display some of your works in our ezine. Please check us out, and if you are interested, you can contact me at thehorrorzine@gmail.com. We are an established, award-winning ezine. We are more than horror...we are sci-fi, suspense, surreal, and mystery. Hope to hear from you. Thanks, Jeani Rector
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Andorada Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2015
Happy New Year by KmyGraphic 
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:iconfantasio:
fantasio Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
thanks, same to you!
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Andorada Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2016
Thank you! :hug:
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JoshVita Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015
Merry Christmas Merry christmas everybody 
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NudeTaylor Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Wonderful work! 
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SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015
Nice gallery:)
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:iconfantasio:
fantasio Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
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SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015
No problem, I like good art:) I invite you to my gallery:)If you like my work, watch me :)
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lemontea Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015
:llama:
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Jessica-Prando Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
amazing gallery!
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fantasio Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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NoviceOfAnimation Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the devwatch :hug:
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rhardo Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi,

I'm launching my new pet project... CommishArtify.com

Basically, it's a marketplace for art commission services. Artists keep 100% of the commission. Yes, no service fees. I am inviting you to be part of this fun site and help me populate it. For more info and how to get started, click here: commishartify.com/about-us/ And also, if you don't mind, please share this to your friends as well. This will really help a lot of artists who accept commissions. Thanks!
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fantasio Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hi,

thanks for letting me know. My schedule is already full but I have bookmarked the site and will have a closer look when I have the time. Keep up this project!
cheers
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vombavr Featured By Owner Edited Jun 24, 2015   Digital Artist
Thank You for the watch! Love your works!
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:iconfantasio:
fantasio Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
You´re welcome :nod:
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Tokala Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Moin Oliver! :)
Danke nochmal für das geniale Leinwand Bild (Nordcon), deine Bilder sind echt der Wahnsinn!
Liebe Grüße
Katharina
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fantasio Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Moin Katharina, danke für den Besuch und die lieben Grüße, das freut mich sehr! War ne tolle Zeit in Hamburg hoffe es klappt nächstes jahr wieder, Liebe Grüße,
Oliver
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Crossroads44 Featured By Owner Edited Jun 14, 2015
I agree with everyone about everything on this account. Your work is amazing. Your art style makes me want to paint.
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:iconfantasio:
fantasio Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thank you very much!
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Clu-art Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:clap:
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PotOfThunder Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Student General Artist
Σ(ノ°▽°)ノ w0w.
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nesekavak Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
u have an amazing gallery!! 
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