Portrait commission Instructions 

 

                                             Choosing a photograph                                                                                            *The ideal image should be clear.                                                                                   *Pick only something you already love .                                                           *Make sure faces are larger than a quarter. *Photographs for portraits in graphite (pencil) can be color or black n white.                            * Watercolor portraits in color require photos in color.                                       *Securing a commission requires a phone call to confirm details.            *Required-a very good quality photograph mailed or emailed to expressionistartstudio@gmai.com (packaged with a sheet of cardboard to protect photos integrity).   A padded bubble envelope wouldn't hurt.  Include a self-addressed stamped envelope and your photo will be returned when the commission is completed.                                                                                               Please call Monday to Saturday between  9 am & 5 pm or leave a                              message up until 9 pm. Ask for Priscilla   352-556-2306                                                                                                                          

  A 50% deposit ($75.00) is expected before work begins depending on project cost estimate. Deposits are non-refundable after the work has begun                                                        Subject matter;  requires artist approval before work will begin..                                              Final payment is expected to be sent with your verbal or written  approval , after seeing a mailed or emailed proof .                                                                                                                           The Time  to finish a  portrait( best work) is estimated to be Two weeks  .                                          Portraits in graphite start at - $150.00 / 8" x 10" or 11" x 14 "                                                             Portraits in watercolor begin at - $200.00                                                                                       I use highest quality acid free paper .                                                                                          Prices do not include mats or framing                                                                                          Added details, cost additional, this includes adding a  body, another face, animal or setting indoors or outside .   $ 50.00   each addition .  More details  more work, more time .                                               ***Animal portraits  cost differently because there is usually a great deal more time involved in their production .