Bleatr

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Bleatr
Author(s) Owner/Lead developer: Aurali
Website
Status Active
Launch date 7 October 2015
Genre Furry Commissioning Service
Rating(s)
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Bleatr is a first of class art commissioning site that hosts a variety of furry artists, and allows them to create auctions, manage commissions and take commissions all handled on site.

History and purpose[edit]

Bleatr went live in October 2015 after panels in Rocky Mountain Fur Con that year, and a year of development.

The site's goal of an easy and universal way of creating commissions was thought of after many peoples troubles of both finding an artist, and just not getting commissions from commissioners. Being a commissioning system, it focuses on displaying open artists first, then everything else. Bleatr has been at Rocky Mountain fur con in 2015, 2016; Anthrocon 2016, Furry Weekend Atlanta 2016 and Midwest FurFest in 2016.

Bleatr updates on a rapid release cycle, allowing releases to contain new features as soon as they are tested, though with the downside of bugs appearing from time to time.

Features and services[edit]

Bleatr offers the following features and services relating to print sales and purchasing:

  • Artist search - Search for artists by tag, open status and price
  • Auctions - Simple Auction system featuring multiple auction points per auction
  • YCH - Same system as auctions, but designed for multi slot your character heres
  • Workboard - All servicess eventually connect to this, allows an artist to keep track of commissions they've taken
  • Order forms - Allows order forms to be created and shared, with uploading and downloading capabilities
  • Art Request - System to allow commissioners to place a commission idea out and look for bids
  • Security Claiming payments in the future, the staff has put an emphasis on having top of the line security

Though the webite has advertised both prints and on site payments, as of December 2016 these have not been implemented