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Commission Art

The process


The oil painting commission process typically involves several steps. We’ll start by

discussing your vision for the painting, desired size and subject, as well as any other

specific details, after which I’ll send you a quote. Once a deposit is made, we will

arrange for reference photos and I’ll begin work on your commission.

Reference photos

Whenever possible, I prefer to take reference photos myself . By personally taking

the photos, I can capture specific angles, lighting, and details that are crucial to the

composition and mood of the later painting. If this is not feasible, I will help you

select or take the best possible reference photos yourself.

Pricing and Size

My commissions start at $300 for a 6x6 inch oil painting. For each additional

square inch, there is an additional charge of $6. This pricing structure gives you the

flexibility to find the budget that’s right for you. 


Please keep in mind that smaller sizes are not suitable for every commission. For example, the base 6x6 size is not appropriate for a portrait of more than one face. Larger paintings provide more opportunity for rich detail and visual impact in your commission.




All commissions require a 50% non-refundable deposit and a signed project agreement before work begins. Final payment is due upon completion prior to delivery. 


Shipping, tax, and additional services such as framing are an additional charge and may vary based on the specific commission. These charges will appear as part of the final payment upon completion of the project.

Payments can be made by Venmo, ApplePay, PayPal, any major credit card (for in-person payments only), or by check (delivery subject to check clearance)

Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions, I am more than happy to help! The best way to reach me is by email at or via my contact page here.

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