Recently I created a WP theme for this person ( http://wordpress.org/support/topic/38443 ) and it didn't really take a long time.
I got some free time, so, I offer a free (as in no charge) service to create a WP theme. Here are some rules to be followed point by point.
1. Give me a mockup, or a realistic, detailed concept, or a theme from another blog engine, or a static html. I'm more of a web programmer than a web designer, so don't force my creativity.
2. All images need to be provided by you. I can do some basic photoshop, but then again, I'm not a graphic designer.
3. The theme will be plugin-independent. Meaning, don't ask to many custom features.
4. A theme most likely will take a day if there's no queue.
5. I will come up with other rules on the fly as I see it fit.
6. I retain the right to reject any request. No explanation given.
7. I don't charge, but if you feel the urge, the money should go here: http://wordpress.org/donate/
Last but not least, if you request this service, do the following.
1. Bump this thread so that others have a chance to see it. Bump if and only if you send a request for service.
2. Email me at alphaoide a..t.. gmail dot c o m with details.
Have a great summer, everyone!