STEP 4 Paint. From here on it is just a matter of painting a first layer, showing the client, then refining and adding layers. The Indianapolis client chose his favorite drawing/perspective, e-mailed notes and sent the drawings back. I have begun the paintings. Again, I am only… read more.
I have four basic steps to doing commission work. STEP 1 I begin by discussing, via phone or email, what image(s) is in the client's mind and what the general size of the piece needs to be. I usually ask if there is a particular budget we are working within. Clients who… read more.
Commission work is one of my favorite parts of the art business. People have amazing ideas and visions of what they want and they just need someone to make it visible. Usually it's the image of a home, pet or person - maybe a vacation photo - and they want it drawn or painted onto… read more.