FAQ

Props

Do you take commissions?


While commission requests are always welcome, whether or not a commission is accepted depends on several factors:

  • The commission itself
  • Project deadlines
  • Project budget
  • My current schedule
For professional inqueries and commission requests, please use my contact form.




How do you determine your prices?


I am a professional in my field with years of both personal and studio experience. Prices are determined by many factors, including but not limited to:

  • Complexity: most of my products are modular designs with multiple components
  • Material costs: all materials used in the production process are industrial grade
  • Production time: my time and labor is valuable
  • Quality: my skill level allows for a professional finish you won't find elsewhere
Products available in my shop are typically cheaper than commissioned pieces for a number of reasons, the predominant reason being that I won't reproduce the commissioned piece to sell on my shop. A one-off item has significantly higher material costs. For example, a $30 mold that produces one unit versus casting 30 units has a higher material cost per unit. Please note that I do not retain any of the shipping costs. Shipping costs go directly towards packaging and shipping.




Are your finished portfolio props for sale?





Will you teach me prop making?





Do you take full armor commissions?





Can you 3D print something for me?





Can you mold something for me?





Can you finish/paint something for me?





What materials do you use?






Orders

What is your return policy?





Can I cancel my order?





Can customers in the EU or UK still buy from you?





When can I expect my order to ship?






Conventions

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Do you host meetups at conventions?






About Flux Tide

How long have you been in professional fabrication?





Do you have any advice for new prop makers?





How did you learn to do what you do?






IF YOU ARE A COMPANY OR STUDIO LOOKING FOR CUSTOM COMMISSION WORK, PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY AT
FLUXTIDEDESIGNS@GMAIL.COM

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