Commission an Artwork Original
(Pricing Agreement between Sancarol Artist, Carolyn McGlown and You (the Client)
The person(s)/individual/business entity requesting and purchasing original artwork.
Service Artist provides to Client per a Commission Agreement. "Commission", e.g., Art[work], Image[ry], Project[s] are used interchangeably herein and in Commission correspondences.
REFERENCE MATERIALS PROVIDED BY CLIENT
Electronic photos, jpeg format preferred.
PRICING AND PAYMENT
There is an initial $35 (non-refundable commencement fee) which is applied as a credit to your final price quote should you elect to commission an artwork. This fee covers three (3) original sketches and booking on calendar (time block). One half (1/2) payment is due to begin the work. Full payment is due prior to receipt of work.
Verbal discussions are memorialized (documented) via email addressing the Terms of Sale: profiles, subject matter, pricing, start schedule, (and if applicable), deadlines, early termination circumstances, rush fees, Transfer of Copyright and/or whether the Commission may be displayed commercially by the Artist. Contracts are maintained by the Artist for 2 years.
The Artist retains the right to refuse Commission request, without explanation (however, it is likely the Artist will explain decline as a courtesy). The Artist will not create what she deems as any depiction of sexually explicit [i.e., x-rated, pornographic] materials or any form of hateful, racist, violent imagery.
The Artist reserves the right to stop work/cancel a Commission due to poor communication, rude/inappropriate behavior and considers these instances as a breach in the Commission Agreement. Should the client cancel the commission after signing the commission agreement their initial deposit ($35) plus 50% of any fees paid prior to cancellation are forfeit.
Online locations where the Commission may be displayed includes galleries, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Profile[s] do not include any sites that display hateful or racial imagery, illegal activities or sites which display, reproduce or sell works without crediting the Artist. No Commission may be displayed commercially without the written permission of the Artist.
Full payments must be received prior to delivery of the finished artwork(s). Ownership of the Commission will pass from Artist to Client on receipt of payment in full. The Commission will be mailed to the Client after payments have been received and credited.
The Artist will not reproduce in Commission form, a Copyrighted or Trademarked image or character without the expressed written permission of its Copyright or Trademark owner.
ARTIST COPYRIGHT AND REPRODUCTION
Through commission the Client is purchasing the Artist labor only. The Artist retains all profile rights to the Commission for Artist promotion (e.g. Profiles, Personal Space). The Client may not distribute, reproduce, or otherwise profit from the Commission beyond the resale of the original. The Artist retains full copyright for any preliminary designs/incidental works made in the creation of the Commission, unless otherwise agreed upon.
DEADLINES AND FLEXIBILITY
The Artist, to the best of her ability, will provide a general indication of how long the Commission will take to complete and when the Client can expect to receive the finished project prior to the Start of Work. The Artist will inform the Client regularly (including photos of the work in progress) if changes to completion times has occurred.
The Client may request a preview (maximum of 3) of the Commission at any time during the creation process, but may not request changes to the Commission after approving the final sketch that begins the Start of Work.
Under no circumstances may the client submit a Commission to any kind of online or offline contest.
FINAL COMMISSION AGREEMENT
The final Commission Agreement terms constitutes the entire understanding between the client and the Artist, its terms can only be modified by an instrument in writing agreed and signed by both parties.