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Commission Contract for Frances Byrd Art

All non-refundable fees and shipping costs are described in detail below. Fees and deposits are collected in advance of the next step in the commission process in order to compensate the artist for her time and material costs in creating each stage of the commission. All efforts will be made on the part of the artist to ensure that the client's wishes are met through a series of preliminary sketches and in-progress meetings or communications via email, containing images, to insure that the work is progressing as agreed in this contract.

Some Paintings are More Difficult than Others

I talked about this painting briefly in my previous article. If you follow my posts on Facebook and Instagram, you know this one was challenging from the beginning and took a long time to complete. I had to walk away from it for weeks at a time because I honestly couldn't stand to look at it several times throughout the process of trying to capture the idea in my head.

At the Byrdhouse: Saturday, April 18th

Returning to the Garden Photo One: LavenderPhoto Two: HoneysucklePhoto Three: Iris Over the last few weeks, I have established a daily gardening routine because I have been distracted by current events. It consists primarily of going outside to work on a myriad of existing garden chores and long-neglected projects in whatever order strikes me as … Continue reading At the Byrdhouse: Saturday, April 18th