How do commissions work?
Maybe it's a photo from a recent trip or a place you grew up loving. Whatever your inspiration is, it helps me to learn as much detail as possible about your vision. You can send me a photo or link and include details like preferred colors to help me understand what you are looking for.
Aside from the inspiration, there are other essential details to discuss before confirming your order. I like to know when you want to have your painting complete, what size you are looking for, if you would like your artwork framed, etc. I will send you a quote for your painting as well as shipping. Half of the total amount will be due to confirm your order.
Prices are typically $50-$100 higher than my retail prices for originals. For example, an 8x10” painting on wood or canvas is $150 but a custom of the same size would be $200 + shipping. If framing is requested, that would also add to the price.
Once we discuss all the details of your custom order, I will request a 50% deposit from you to confirm your spot. The remaining 50% will be due when the painting is complete.
For every custom order I receive, I create a plan. The plan is a small painting that I use to design the colors and overall layout of your piece. Once I make a plan for your order, I will send you of a photo for you to approve or request an edit. This is the best time to make big changes and clarify what you are looking for. Our discussion of the plan ensures we are on the same page before I begin working on your painting.
After you approve a plan for your painting, I start working on the actual painting. The next photo you will receive will be your finished painting! But this is also one last chance to make small edits. When you confirm you are happy with the final painting, I will send you an invoice for your final payment (the remaining 50%). Once payment is made, your order will be delivered or shipped to you.
*Please note that custom orders are not eligible for return/exchange.
Have more questions? Send me an email! I'm happy to discuss custom orders any time!