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Commission Information

If you are interested in commissioning a portrait or other piece of artwork, I would love to hear from you. I work very well from clear photographs as well as from life.

Please contact me to discuss your project. Each portrait is a little different, and I like to get to know my clients and understand exactly how they envision their commissions. We discuss sittings (if working from life) and/or photography sessions, sketch review and approval, painting completion, transportation, payment schedule, and any other questions or concerns. Once begun, a portrait usually takes between 4-8 months to complete. 

Once the project has been discussed, a 50% deposit is due to begin the process. The balance is to be paid after the portrait has been received and approved by the client. Transportation, framing, and shipping are not included in the cost estimates below.

I am happy to provide framing consultation for any piece - paintings, drawings, originals, and prints - for a fee of $20. I am also happy to take care of the framing process for you. Framing costs are not included in my portrait fee.

Shipping cost will be determined situationally at the outset of each purchase. All shipping prices include suitable insurance and tracking information.

ATLANTA, GA and AUBURN, AL AREA - I deliver for free within Auburn, AL and Smyrna, GA; also within a reasonable distance for a small fee depending on each situation.

 (not including Illustrative portraits*) is as follows; please contact me for a specific quote.

Drawing, single subject:                                          

9x12 - $160                                                         
11x14 - $240 
16x20 - $450  
18x24 - $600

Oil Painting, single subject:

12x16 - $800 (head and shoulders only)
16x20 - $1,400 (head and shoulders only)
18x24 - $1,800
24x30 - $3,000
36x48 and larger - $6,000 and up

Each additional figure on the same canvas will add 50%.  

In many cases, pricing for pet portraits will run about 20% less than the prices stated above.

*Pricing for Illustrative portraits will vary per commission. These portraits take a great deal more effort in development, and are priced accordingly.