...namely on my Facebook feed, I see a couple of sights that aren't too uncommon. One person is shouting at the top of their textual lungs for a person to design a tattoo for them. "ANY ARTISTS" they say "WANT TO DESIGN A TATTOO FOR ME?", and payment is not mentioned. It is never mentioned; I know them in person, and I know they expect it for free. I wish I had the balls to say what I feel.
Meanwhile another, less vocal, person on The Great Wall Of Facebook has realised they know an artist; me. A couple of inbox messages have been sent, back and forth, to the tune of "can you design some vampire eyes? We can't pay, but we'll tell everyone about you". I feebly type something akin to mumbling about it not being my specialty whilst I can keep my eyes open for someone who can do it, because I'd feel rude saying what I feel.
It reminds me of the time I tried to see if there'd be any interest in works of mine being sold as poster prints, to be met with a third other person from the La