How the commission process works.
Agreement between Artist & Collector as follows:
1. Initial Meeting: We chat about what you are looking for in your commissioned piece including size, colors, subject matter, inspiration. A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required before artwork commences.
2. The Concept: Based on our conversation I will create sketches and color samples for you to review.
3. Client Review: While looking through the samples here are a few of questions to consider: Which of these sketches are you drawn to the most? Why? What colors would you like to have in your painting? Which should be the most predominant? Which colors would you NOT like?
4. If necessary, an additional sample will be created utilizing composition and color choices.
5. Final piece is created. The artist will provide collector with image updates to ensure that the piece is proceeding according to desired results.
6. The collector will give final approval of painting upon completion.
7. Final delivery and payment will be made. Final payment is due in full upon delivery of artwork. Collector will pay applicable taxes and delivery fees.
5. Copyright: Artist retains the copyright to all works commissioned by Collector, including all reproduction rights and the right to claim statutory copyright. No artwork may be reproduced or altered without the written consent of the Artist.
6. Right of Refusal: In the event that the Collector does not wish to purchase the commissioned artwork, the Collector may refuse. In that case, the Artist will retain the refused artwork and the non-refundable deposit. You are under no obligation to purchase the painting if you aren't happy with the end result. The invoice originally paid (50% of the total cost) can count towards store credit in the shop, but is nonrefundable. Once the FINAL invoice (the last 50% of the total cost) is paid, no refunds, shop credit, or exchanges are given.