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Commissions

Commissions are currently OPEN. There is no waitlist.

Please thoroughly read the information below before submitting a request.

Wildlife Commissions

Pricing
Wildlife commissions are currently available on 100% cotton watercolor paper in the following sizes. Prices include domestic shipping within the U.S., but excludes sales tax, international shipping, and VAT fees.

  • 5x7" $140

  • 8x10" $280

  • 9x12" $370


Subject

Commissions are currently available for animal portraits of most wild bird and mammal species. Other wildlife species are available on a case-by-case basis based on the complexity of the subject and may require an additional fee. The artist may decline commissions based on subject if she does not believe she can paint the client's chosen subject adequately. 

Reference
The client will have approval over the reference image used. The artist must be able to find a copyright-free image of the chosen species from which to work. Copyrighted reference images may available for an additional licensing fee.

Line Drawing

The client will have approval over the line drawing. Due to the nature of watercolors, once the line drawing has been approved, the position and anatomy of the subject cannot be changed.

Color Palette
The client may chose if they would like a natural or whimsical color palette, and they may specify if they have favorite or least favorite colors. They may also choose if they would like a white background, solid background, or color splash background.

Based on that information, the artist will provide the client with several color palette options from which to choose. Clients will have approval over the final color palette. Due to the nature of watercolors, once the color palette has been approved, it cannot be changed.

Commission Approval

Commission approval indicates that the client has approved the line drawing and color palette, and the commission has been paid in full (see below). Once a commission has been approved, the artist will begin work on the final painting.

Payment

  • Commissions are available on a first come, first serve basis. Requests will be responded to in the order that they are received. Commissions are only confirmed after payment is received.

  • All commissions must be purchased through the artist's Etsy shop. A custom listing will be made once the commission has been approved.

  • Once the listing is created, the client will have 72 hours to purchase their commission. If the client does not claim their commission in that time, the artist will move to the next person on the waitlist, if applicable.


Final Approval

  • The commission will be completed in the time frame that was agreed upon before payment was received, typically 4-6 weeks.

  • When the artist has finished the painting, a digital image of the painting will be sent to the client for final approval. Minor changes can be made at this time per the client's request, but note above that the line drawing, anatomy, and color palette cannot be changed at this point.


Deadlines

  • If you have a personal deadline, such as a birthday or anniversary, please convey this information before the commission has been approved to insure the artist can deliver your artwork in time.

  • Christmas Deadline for U.S. Clients: All commissions must be approved and paid for by November 17, 2023 to be guaranteed to arrive before December 25, 2023.

  • Christmas Deadline for International Clients: All commissions must be approved and paid for by October 1, 2023 for their best chance to arrive before December 25, 2023. Every effort will be made, but international orders cannot be guaranteed for holiday delivery.

  • Hanukkah Deadline: Please allow for an additional 10 days to each of the dates above for your order to arrive before December 15, 2023.

Pet Commissions

​Pricing

Pet commissions are currently available on 100% cotton watercolor paper in the following sizes. Prices include domestic shipping within the U.S., but excludes sales tax, international shipping, and VAT fees.

  • 5x7" $180

  • 8x10" $320 

  • 9x12" $410

​Subject
Commissions are currently available for pet portraits of most species. Reptiles, animals with intricate coloration, and full body artwork may require an additional fee based on complexity. The artist may decline commissions based on subject if she does not believe she can paint the client's pet adequately. 


Reference

High-quality reference images with accurate lighting of the pet must be provided for pet commissions, If the photograph is from a professional photographer, the artist must have permission from the photographer to use the image for a painting.

Please make sure that details and accurate coloration can be seen clearly in the reference image(s). Notify the artist if there is a particular marking or feature that is important, or if there is a marking that should not be included in the painting (such as a scar or tear stains). 

 

Line Drawing

The client will have approval over the line drawing. Due to the nature of watercolors, once the line drawing has been approved, the position and anatomy of the subject cannot be changed.

Color Palette
The client may chose if they would like a natural or whimsical color palette, and they may specify if they have favorite or least favorite colors. They may also choose if they would like a white background, solid background, or color splash background.

Based on that information, the artist will provide the client with several color palette options from which to choose. Clients will have approval over the final color palette. Due to the nature of watercolors, once the color palette has been approved, it cannot be changed.

Commission Approval

Commission approval indicates that the client has approved the line drawing and color palette, and the commission has been paid in full (see below). Once a commission has been approved, the artist will begin work on the final painting.

Payment

  • Commissions are available on a first come, first serve basis. Requests will be responded to in the order that they are received. Commissions are only confirmed after payment is received.

  • All commissions must be purchased through the artist's Etsy shop. A custom listing will be made once the commission has been approved.

  • Once the listing is created, the client will have 72 hours to purchase their commission. If the client does not claim their commission in that time, the artist will move to the next person on the waitlist, if applicable.


Final Approval

  • The commission will be completed in the time frame that was agreed upon before payment was received, typically 4-6 weeks.

  • When the artist has finished the painting, a digital image of the painting will be sent to the client for final approval. Minor changes can be made at this time per the client's request, but note above that the line drawing, anatomy, and color palette cannot be changed at this point.


Deadlines

  • If you have a personal deadline, such as a birthday or anniversary, please convey this information before the commission has been approved to insure the artist can deliver your artwork in time.

  • Christmas Deadline for U.S. Clients: All commissions must be approved and paid for by November 17, 2023 to be guaranteed to arrive before December 25, 2023.

  • Christmas Deadline for International Clients: All commissions must be approved and paid for by October 1, 2023 for their best chance to arrive before December 25, 2023. Every effort will be made, but international orders cannot be guaranteed for holiday delivery.

  • Hanukkah Deadline: Please allow for an additional 10 days to each of the dates above for your order to arrive before December 15, 2023.

Sketchbook Commissions

Pricing

Sketchbook commissions are currently available in A5 100% cotton watercolor sketchbooks. 

  • Base Commission Price: $150

Choose one:

  • Etchr Everyday Sketchbook (mixed media paper, 230gsm, white cover) +$30

  • Etchr Perfect Sketchbook (watercolor paper, 300gsm, grey cover) +$40

Subject (see below):

  • Client's Choice +$0

  • Artist's Choice -$30

Prices include domestic shipping within the U.S., but excludes sales tax, international shipping, and VAT fees. The client may request a different sketchbook be used, pending the artists approval. And additional fee and additional time for delivery completion may apply.


Subject

Sketchbook commissions are currently available for animal portraits of most wild bird and mammal species. No pet commissions. Other wildlife species are available on a case-by-case basis based on the complexity of the subject and may require an additional fee. The artist may decline commissions based on subject if she does not believe she can paint the client's chosen subject adequately. 

 

Artist's Choice: Instead of choosing a subject, the client may opt for the artist to choose a subject for a discounted rate.

Reference
The client will have approval over the reference image used if desired. The artist must be able to find a copyright-free image of the chosen species from which to work. Copyrighted reference images may available for an additional licensing fee.

Artist's Choice: If the client would like to keep the sketchbook commission a surprise, they may choose to forgo reference image approval. 

Line Drawing

The client will have approval over the line drawing. Due to the nature of watercolors, once the line drawing has been approved, the position and anatomy of the subject cannot be changed.

 

Artist's Choice: If the client would like to keep the sketchbook commission a surprise, they may choose to forgo line drawing approval. 

Color Palette
The client may chose if they would like a natural or whimsical color palette, and they may specify if they have favorite or least favorite colors. They may also choose if they would like a white background, solid background, or color splash background.

Based on that information, the artist will provide the client with several color palette options from which to choose. Clients will have approval over the final color palette. Due to the nature of watercolors, once the color palette has been approved, it cannot be changed.

 

Artist's Choice: If the client would like to keep the sketchbook commission a surprise, they may choose to forgo color palette approval. 

Commission Approval

Commission approval indicates that the client has approved the line drawing and color palette, and the commission has been paid in full (see below). Once a commission has been approved, the artist will begin work on the final painting.

 

Artist's Choice: If the client forgoes any of the above approvals, the grant the artist creative freedom over that aspect of the commission. 

Payment

  • Commissions are available on a first come, first serve basis. Requests will be responded to in the order that they are received. Commissions are only confirmed after payment is received.

  • All commissions must be purchased through the artist's Etsy shop. A custom listing will be made once the commission has been approved.

  • Once the listing is created, the client will have 72 hours to purchase their commission. If the client does not claim their commission in that time, the artist will move to the next person on the waitlist, if applicable.


Final Approval

  • The commission will be completed in the time frame that was agreed upon before payment was received, typically 4-6 weeks.

  • When the artist has finished the painting, a digital image of the painting will be sent to the client for final approval. Minor changes can be made at this time per the client's request, but note above that the line drawing, anatomy, and color palette cannot be changed at this point.

Artist's Choice: If the client would like to keep the sketchbook commission a surprise, they may choose to forgo final approval. 


Deadlines

  • If you have a personal deadline, such as a birthday or anniversary, please convey this information before the commission has been approved to insure the artist can deliver your artwork in time.

  • Christmas Deadline for U.S. Clients: All commissions must be approved and paid for by November 17, 2023 to be guaranteed to arrive before December 25, 2023.

  • Christmas Deadline for International Clients: All commissions must be approved and paid for by October 1, 2023 for their best chance to arrive before December 25, 2023. Every effort will be made, but international orders cannot be guaranteed for holiday delivery.

  • Hanukkah Deadline: Please allow for an additional 10 days to each of the dates above for your order to arrive before December 15, 2023.

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