New to commissions?
Commissioning art is a meaningful experience. Here are some tips:
Reach out to the artist you have in mind and ask if they're interested in taking on a project. Let them know why you're drawn to their work. Keep in mind that not every artist will be available or the right fit for your idea. Chat about important details like the type of art, costs, and timing early on.
Be clear about what you want. Share any preferences you have in mind.
Paperwork and Agreements:
Before the artist gets started, make sure you have a contract in place. This should list the price, payment terms, and how you can use the artwork.
Stay in Touch:
Throughout the project, keep the lines of communication open. Check-in regularly to make sure everything's on track and see if the artist needs anything from you. Don't wait until the last minute to reach out. Regular updates help avoid misunderstandings and keep things running smoothly.
Appreciate the Process:
Remember, commissioning art is a brilliant way to be part of the creative process. It allows you to connect with a piece you'll love and allows artists to push their creative boundaries.
Have fun with it, and support the artists you admire!