Just a quick note about Pokemon fan-made merchandise on Etsy. It has been taken down by request of the Pokemon International paralegal team. Of course not all the items will be taken down today, but they have taken action on the majority of items that use the name "Pokemon" or use the names of the 646 characters. This came as a shock to me since Nintendo has backed off of going after fan art in the past.
To make this post a little happier here is something I made recently:
You can see more of what I've been up to on my tumblr.
I'm not sure when I'll have the time to open commissions here again, but I hope to do so soon!