Commissioning an Original Watercolour

Commissioning a painting is very straightforward. Initially you may like to contact the Studio without obligation, where Kirsty will be very happy to talk with you, concerning your requirements.

T: 01884 861313
Contact: kirsty@blackdog-studios.com

The Commission Process - Timescale 4-6 weeks approx.

  1. Informal Discussion:
    Contact Kirsty to discuss your requirements, medium, size, timescale etc.
  2. Arrange source material:
    You may have photographs which can be used to work from, or preferably we can arrange for Kirsty to visit the subject to make sketches and take photographs herself.
    Click here for advice on taking photos for animal portraits
  3. Sketches:
    Kirsty will make sketches of the planned painting to be discussed with you.
  4. Deposit:
    A deposit of 20% is due at the start of the commission, the remaining 80% due when the painting is delivered.
  5. Painting:
    When you are happy with the composition, she will begin the actual painting. Guarantee information
  6. Completion of Painting:
    Arrange a visit to the Studio to discuss possible framing options, or Kirsty will email / post a photograph of the completed painting to you.
  7. Framing:
    If required, framing can be carried out.
  8. Delivery:
    You can either collect your painting from the studio or we can arrange for it to be delivered by courier on a 2 day service. Delivery costs £20, which also covers packing and insurance. The delivery will need to be signed for at your end. We will inform you of the delivery date.
Image Size
(Inches)
Price Guide
(Mounted Only)
Price Guide
(Fully Framed)
8 x 10260300
10 x 14335375
12 x 16405450
14 x 18475525
16 x 20550610
18 x 24630700
20 x 30715795
The above prices are a guide for Kirsty's standard sizes. Any size or format of painting can be quoted for.

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