Portrait Commissioning Contract

Portrait Commissioning Contract

Usha-arts.com/http://usha-arts.com

This is portrait commission contract between the
“Client”_________________________________________, located at
Street: _________________________________
City: ________________
State: ___________ Pin: ____________
Phone: __________________________
and the “Artists” Usha Patibandla located at 9-42-20 Balaji Nagar, Siripuram, Visakhapatnam 530003/ Apt202, Silversand Metro, Matrusri nagar, Miyapur, Hyderabad 500049.
Client wishes to commission the artist to create an artistic portrait of
_________________________________________the “subject”.
By entering this contract the Client acknowledges that they have reviewed other portraits of the Artists and is familiar with the artist style and wishes to have a fine art portrait of the subject completed by the Artists in oils. The Client has reviewed examples of the Artists work on the Internet at http://usha-arts.com.
The Client: ___________________________________________________ has made the choice
 to have the Subject: __________________________________________________’s portrait composed in an oil medium with a composition containing the Subject’s Face ___, Head and Shoulders ____, Half____Three Quarter ____, Full ____
with the background image described below.
Back Ground: Minimal ____, Detail ____, if detail explain:
____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ With the style of the portrait being ____ Impressionism ____Classical / Photo Realism_____
Additional Subjects:
Define: ____________________________________ ___________________________________________
The above image will be laid on _____ wood panel, _____ canvas, _____ fine linen and of the size: Width_________” x Height_________ “.
The Client and Artists have agreed on the final price of the commissioned artwork,
with the above mentioned sizes and materials, at Rs/-___________________ plus travel and shipping if required. Price does not include framing. Client has made a 40% non-refundable deposit of Rs/-_______________.
The final painting is usually completed within three to four months after it is started depending on the level of details and drying times. Upon completion, a high resolution photo of the final painting will be Emailed to the client
for approval.
Upon approval, a final payment of 60% ( Rs/-__________) will be paid by the Client to include shipping carges of Rs/-_____________. Upon reciept of payment the painting will beshipped when drying time will allow no later than two weeks.
Fees are only for the original artwork and do not include copyrights or reproduction
rights, which remain with the artist. Oil Paintings created by Usha Fine Portraiture are NOT to have fixative or sealers (varnish) applied before a 12 month drying time as this will cause damage in a manner that would prejudice the Artist’s reputation and is protected by copyright laws.
Works should be framed in a manner to prevent the oil paint from contacting the protective glass (i.e. using mats or spacers) as oil paintings never truly “dry”.
The copyright to reproduce the works in copies, to produce derivative work based on the copyrighted image, and distribute copies is retained by the Artist. Any transfer of this copyright must be in writing.
Works of art cannot be modified without the permission of the artist. Works cannot
be distributed, mutilated or modified in any way that would prejudice the reputation of the Artist.
Client Signature:____________________________________Date: __________
Artist Signature:_____________________________________Date:__________

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