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COMMISSION


Reserve Your Custom Inspirational Art

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Are you

Searching for the best gift that'll express your feelings for your loved one? 

Thinking of preserving your life story in a painting that can be shared and cherished for generations?

Wishing to see me create the extraordinary picture in your mind?

Just move in and looking for a wall art with a good story to tell your guest in your living space?

 


 

I can help you. 

 


 

Simply fill up form below and tell me your thoughts. We can arrange a conversation over email or google chat to see if we're a good fit for one another!  

 

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Latest Project

 

"Glowing" - Maternity Portrait Painting, preserve and cherish a mother's love and effort to be shared with many generations. 11"x14" Oil on Wood, 2017

 
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Commission FAQ

 

 
 

How can I commission a painting?

Once you submitted your inquiry, I will be in touch with you to discuss your idea within 1 business week. Don't worry, there is no commitment to book your commission in this preliminary discussion. The discussion will be conducted through email, video call (google hangout / skype) or meetup if you live around South Portland, Maine. We are going to talk about each other expectations and requirements for the commission in the consultation.

If we decided to proceed, you can reserve your commission with a non-refundable deposit of $100 to be applied to the purchase price. Following by will be a few emails or calls for discussions to help me learn more about your idea. I will make several concept sketches for your review and approval before proceed to actual painting or drawing.

 
 

Do I need to provide you photos to draw or paint from?

Depend on your project requirement. We will discuss about the reference materials once we determined the artwork details.


What are the choice of medium and surface?

All commission paintings will be painted with oil on canvas or wood; whereas, graphite, charcoal or mixed media on paper will be used for commission drawings. We will discuss the detail after the first consultation.


How long does it take to complete a commission?

Each commission require different duration to complete depending on your booking date, painting size, subject matter, medium, availability of your choice of surface, and the waiting time for your approval on sketch as well as receiving reference materials from you. I will give you an estimation upon accepting your commission. Once I get started a painting, it typically takes 30 to 60 days to complete, and another 10 to 30 days for drying. For drawing, it typically takes 10 to 20 days to complete.


What are the pricing of commission?

Prices are based on your choice of commission size and painting surface, starting from $200 for drawing and $650 for painting. You will be given a price sheet for reference when I reply to your inquiry submission. Please note that all commission prices does not include framing cost, shipping cost and any additional expenses. They are the prices of the painting only. 


How can I make the payment?

All payments for commissions will be made through our secure payment system that accept major credit cards include Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.

Generally, I will be sending you total of 3 invoices throughout the commission process:

  1. Deposit of $100, to be applied to the purchase price, for booking your commission.
     
  2. 50% of balance before I proceed to painting.
     
  3. Remaining 50% balance plus additional costs if any, such as shipping and framing, before I send you the painting.

All payments are non-refundable and due before proceed to next process.


Will you frame the painting before shipping to me?

I don't usually ship my paintings with frames to keep the shipping weight low and minimizing the risk of damage in transit. However, I can help you to get a custom frame that best suit the painting at additional cost.


Do you accept international commission?

Yes, I would be happy to work with you and please be aware of international shipping cost. The commission will be shipping via insured carrier service.


Do I own the copyright of my commission?

No, you own the physical painting and I reserved the copyright. Read more in my Terms of Sales