This is when a Collector reaches out to Marin to have a custom piece of artwork completed based on their personal story or core values of their business.
Once a commission is booked and the deposit is submitted, a questionnaire will be sent to the Collector prior to beginning the commission to gather details on sizing, colors, etc. Once Marin reviews all of the details within the questionnaire, a 60-minute call will be scheduled with the Collector to review the details and answer any questions.
This depends on the size of the piece and design. The overall process takes approximately 10-12 weeks (not including shipping time), pending any design changes or shipping logistics.
Yes. When Marin accepts a commission, she dedicates 160+ hours to each commission. The larger the commission size, the larger the time investment. With each and every Commission, the Collector will receive the EXPERIENCE of a lifetime!
When you commission Marin for an original piece of art, she creates an original memory that's customized just for you.
Commissions can be canceled. However, if a commission is canceled after it has been started, the Collector will forfeit any\all payments made to the artist. All commission work is non-refundable. Please understand when Marin books commission work, she turns down other Collector's who are waiting to work with her.
Yes. To stay true to the artist’s style and creative process, should drastic changes be requested that do not align - the artist has the right to decline. If changes are requested that align with the artists style\brand, additional fees may be added to the final investment upon completion. This will be discussed with the Collector beforehand.
You will want to follow these instructions carefully (and in order) if you have to ship your artwork:
Yes. Collectors can request limited copyright to their artwork upon completion.
This means Marin will not post full image pictures of the commission on social media accounts, on her website, or use any digital images of the artwork on any printed materials (greeting cards, journals, etc).
As the artist, Marin owns creative rights to the artwork so the Collector cannot use digital imaging to create physical or virtual products.
This varies on the size of the piece, style, and products used. Marin can provide an estimate ahead of time but this is subject to change pending any shifts in market pricing. Feel free to send an email to email@example.com if you have additional questions!
Each painting is carefully packaged to ensure safety of the artwork during transport. Any shipments outside of the US may result in the Collector paying additional fees and any shipments that require freight shipping (due to the size of the piece) may also require additional shipping charges to be paid.
ALL artwork is shipped with a signature required upon delivery. It is the responsibility of the Collector to ensure someone will be onsite to accept the package when it's delivered. Since fine art is delicate in nature, it cannot be left outside exposed to the elements or left in a place where the temperature\humidity is not controlled.
Any pieces over a certain size, will be shipped via a private shipping service that includes a full white glove delivery upon arrival.
As the artist, Marin handles the title of the piece the same as the creation process. If a title is assigned to the piece before it's created, it can potentially subtract from the organic development of the commission. As the Collector, you are empowered to convey what statement you’d like the piece to make and Marin will absolutely embed that into the final creation!
If a commission is pre-booked, a $500 non-refundable deposit is requested (this is applied to the final cost of the piece). Any commissions $2500 or less will need to be paid in full prior to the start date. Any commissions above that will be broken into two (2) installments as follows: a 50% investment of the total cost is required 14 days prior to the start date, with the final investment paid to the artist 3-4 weeks later. Artwork will not ship until the balance is paid in full.
If at any point during the commission process, the Collector cannot pay the balance, cannot pay the balance in a timely manner, or ceases contact with Marin - any funds paid to the artist will be forfeited by the Collector. As the artist, Marin then has the right to sell the piece. Please understand when Marin books commissions, she turns down other business opportunities.
All commissions are non-refundable.
The commission process is truly an experience and when that delivery arrives - you'll know you have something in your possession that doesn't exist anywhere else in the world!
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