217 Commission Considerations

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: August 26, 2019


Topic: Commission Considerations


Points of Interest:

If you’re diving into the world of commissions, John and Lisa want to save you from some of the mistakes they’ve made! Here are their top considerations:

-Have a set pricelist before anyone approaches you about commissions.

-Know how long a piece is going to take you so you can provide an accurate timeline to your prospective client.

-Have a contract with some important stipulations: copyrights, what changes you’re willing to make, etc.

-Educate your client on how to take care of the artwork.

-Be aware of the time and patience it will take going back and forth on client communication.

-Don’t be afraid to turn away a commission when you don’t have a solid reference!





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