How Much To Charge For Figures??

Business By michgowell Updated 17 Aug 2010 , 2:40pm by shalini1

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michgowell Posted 10 Aug 2010 , 8:14pm
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I know this question will prompt some people to send me formulas and that's fine, but I am just trying to get some general ideas of actual prices and price ranges from people. I did these figures a little while ago, what would you sell them for or what do you think people would pay for them???


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jemchina Posted 10 Aug 2010 , 8:33pm
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Those look great! What did you use for the clothes?

I recently did a pregnant mom and dad figurine, and charged $45. I figured about $25 per figurine, and a slight discount if more than one. It was my first time making them, and I was nervous how they would turn out. Client loved them, and was willing to work with me, so I worked with her on the price. These seem much more intricate and complex and your work is superb so maybe a little more $$$ is worthy.

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1234me Posted 10 Aug 2010 , 9:22pm
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Nothing less than $15 - and that is for the smaller ones.

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Annabakescakes Posted 17 Aug 2010 , 5:13am
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I am still learning about pricing, but I would partly go by how long they take you to make them, and how much you think your time is worth. Of course, I couldn't do that with those figures, it would take me all week and then they would look like poo! Yours are awesome!

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shalini1 Posted 17 Aug 2010 , 2:40pm
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depending on the area (wow, I sound like a broken record) it could go for $10 a piece or like the previous poster said, no less than $15. I think that should give you a ball park.

I found it hesitant to charge by the time it took because as you get better, you are just pushing these things out a bit faster. Not THAT much faster, but if you're making the same figure over time, you just find tricks and short cuts and it totally cuts on your time.

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