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Luskwood Creatures Costumes Closed

It is with mixed feelings that we have decided to stop accepting commissions for the fursuit division of Luskwood Creatures at this time.

Luskwood Creatures in Second Life will remain open.

We've had a great (though short) run with a variety of talent since the beginning and it's been a pleasure to create wearable art for all of our customers.

Unfortunately, due mainly to time concerns (balancing a full time job and a business), it has become necessary to close operations for now; we do not feel that at this time we can properly give each project the attention and care it deserves.

I delayed this posting until refunds had gotten out to our existing customers. If you have not received your refund, please contact any or all of us at your earliest convenience.

Thank you all for your fantastic support and your understanding.

(While this may be a suspension of our costume business for now, I will personally still be around; I look forward to seeing you at a future con!)

:D

Arito

This community will be repurposed for Second Life Luskwood related announcements. If you'd rather not see such things, please feel free to stop watching; we don't mind! :)

Clearing up some questions...

Hey guys! I have been getting a lot of questions about Luskwood suits and progress inquiries. I am not working with Luskwood any longer due to some financial issues that are out of my control.


So this is just a friendly reminder to direct all questions regarding suits, progress, ect to arito since I am not with Luskwood currently and am not up to date with any information regarding your costumes.


Thanks! See you guys at FC.

Quotes and Ordering information

Hey gang! Sophie here. Thanks to everyone who has welcomed me to Luskwood, it's been a great time getting to know you guys. Anyhoo, on to business!



We have recently changed the way we do quotes and accept commissions. If you'd like to get a costume from us at some point, following these steps will ensure that you're prepared and ready!

  1. Get Exceptional Concept Art

    This step is the most important. We do not use concept art as just a color reference at Luskwood. We try to match the proportions, style and overall feel of the concept art to the best of our abilities. Considering this, we will reject concept art that is weak, unfinished, or sloppily drawn; it would reflect badly in the final costume.

    We recommend that you spend anywhere from $ 40 to 100 on extremely good concept art. A great starting place for finding an excellent artist is our concept art page.

  2. Submit a Quote With Our Form

    We currently have a rolling quote system. Quotes are always available. Submitting a quote to Luskwood is basically asking for pre-approval of your costume idea.

    Grab your shiny new concept art and toss it into our form. Choose the options you'll want for your costume and submit it! We'll normally get back to you within three days (unless we're super busy).

    If your concept art is exceptional and we think we'd be able to do a great job with your idea, you'll receive an exact quote from us!

  3. Decide if You Like the Quote We Sent

    If you're happy with what we gave you, let us know you're interested! If you are, we'll add you to our notify list. Being on this list does not guarantee you will receive a slot with us, but you will be the first to know when new slots open!

  4. Watch Your Email and Our Blog

    We may post to our LiveJournal account before we open up for more slots, but typically we will not. Our system will automatically email each person on our notify list in the order that they asked to be placed on it. This does mean that you stand a better shot of being accepted the longer you have been waiting.

    If you get an email from us, open it and click the link inside and you will know instantly if you have snagged a slot or not (it's all automatic). If you did get a slot, we'll expect a deposit within the next seven business days to hold it.


We're always trying to improve our process, so please feel free to let us know if you have any suggestions or comments. :)

When will we be opening for slots using this new system? Most likely sometime in early 2009. So get your quotes in! :)

As always, remember that AIM is our primary form of communication for quick questions and concerns (so get an account before you fill out our form). Email is best for changes to your costume or complicated inquiries.

Thanks for considering us and we look forward to working with you!

Updates on Luskwood Creatures

As some of you know, I'm now a resident of Florida! We also have a new member of Luskwood Creatures... sophiecabra! Please welcome her and make sure not to scream at her on the Luskwood AIM account toooo much...

As a side note we're now caught up on all of our pending quotes and emails. If you did not receive a reply, we did not get the original message, so please resend it. :)

Thank you all for your patience through this reorganization we've had - you should see some new and awesome stuff from us soon!

Moving and Availability

I'll be moving across the country this week! There will be a delay in answering emails, so please don't panic, I'll get to them as soon as possible and I haven't forgotten any of you. :)

New Fursuit: Tartuffe (Mammoth)

I know we've been quiet as far as posts lately (I'm the only one doing suits again), but we do have something new to show you!




Click for more pictures!

Moving and Availability

I'll be moving this weekend and may not have access to the internet for a few days. I will try to answer any pending emails before I go!

If you need to get a hold of us, just send an email and be patient and we will get to it as soon as possible!

Thanks for being understanding! :)

New Fursuit: Mannheim

We just finished our first hooved critter! Watch for him at Anthrocon!


Click here for more pictures!

Edit: Thank you everyone for the comments and yes - this is our first digitigrade attempt. :)

New Fursuit: Karo Kangaroo

We finished this one up a little bit ago but have been so busy with the AC rush that we haven't been able to post him until now!


Click here for more pictures!