Commission Order Form
MELISSA V. GATES FINE ART -- PORTRAIT COMMISSION ORDER FORM
DATE: _______________________________ M. Gates to Complete upon Receipt: Date Order Received: ____________________
EXPECTED DELIVERY DATE: _________ Order Confirmation #: ____________________
* Please allow at least twelve (12) weeks following placement of deposit and order processing.
Is this portrait a gift? _______ No ________Yes (if yes, occasion: __________________________________)
CITY/STATE/ZIP _________________________________________ , ______________________ ZIP: _________________
PHONE NUMBER (____________) ___________—_________________ Best time to call: ____:___ to ____:____ __am / __ pm
Preferred Medium Choice:
_________ Graphite (Black & White Drawing) _________ Color Pencil Drawing
_________ Pastel Painting _________ Oil Painting
Size (Un-Framed) and Prices (note: prices below are for ONE* subject in portrait, portraying the Head Only**.
____ 8”x10” Graphite (B/W) $450 ____ 8”x10” Color (Color Pencil/Pastel/Oil) $600
____ 9”x12” Graphite (B/W) $550 ____ 9”x12” Color (Color Pencil/Pastel/Oil) $700
____11”x14” Graphite (B/W) $650 ____ 11”x14” Color (Color Pencil/Pastel/Oil) $800
____12 x16” Graphite (B/W) $750 ____ 12”x16” Color (Pastel/Oil) $900
____ 16”x20” Color (Pastel/Oil) $1,100 ____ 18”x24” Color (Pastel/Oil)$1,400
Additional Subject Matter:
Additional Subjects: add +25% for each additional horse, pet or person.
Total # of Additional Subject Matter = __________
List /describe and provide photo for each one:
Portraits are completed with a neutral background without details, so the focus remains on the subject. There is no additional charge for standard neutral or limited palette of special color. Please indicate any desired special background color here: __________________________________________________
Additional Special Background Items:
Any items to be included in the painting in the background or as as special background subject matter must be represented in photos provided by client. Please add +25% for each additional item.
Total # of Additional Background Items = ___________
List /describe and provide photo for each one:
Commission Order Total:
(A) Basic Portrait: $______________________ (A) Basic Portrait
+ Additional Subject Matter:
#________ additional Subjects: _______ x 25% of (A) = $________________________ Additional Subject(s)
#________ additional Special Background Item(s): _______ x 25% of (A) = $________________________ Additional Background Item(s)
COMMISSION ORDER TOTAL:** $________________________
**Does NOT include Shipping. The cost of shipping will be included with final invoice.
The portrait will be shipped to you upon receipt of final payment.
50% DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO INITIATE & PROCESS ORDER: $________________________ DEPOSIT - PAYMENT ATTACHED WITH ORDER
Please note: The Deposit is non-refundable.
$________________________ BALANCE DUE (not including shipping)
a) via mail: please include: ___ Check (Check #:_______ ) ___ Cashier’s Check or ___ Money Order
b) via online: ______ Credit Card via Paypal Note: you may make a credit card payment to Melissa Gates through my Pay Pal account: visit www.mgatesfineart.com. It is not necessary for you to have your own Pay Pal account.
Photo Reference: All photos provided as reference material for portraiture must be original non-copyrighted photography. If a professional photographer has taken the reference photo you must attach written permission signed by the photographer express giving permission for Melissa Gates to use the photo for a portrait painting. These photos can, however, be submitted as samples to provide reference for colors, physical attributes and markings only. Please Do Not send original photos.
Method whereby Reference Photos are to be provided by client. No Cell Phone Photos.
__ Via email (Preferred method) send your scanned or high resolution (300 dpi).
email to: [email protected]
__ If by mail: Please send copied prints of your photos in case they get lost in the mail or they should somehow become damaged during the commission process.
Mail completed Order Form & include payment (if not paying online) to:
Melissa Gates Art Studio, 2205 Avenue I, suite 117, Rosenberg, TX 77471.
Send photo .jpgs (300 dpi) & completed Order Form Via email to:
Thank you for your order! Once I have received your order, I will reach out to communicate with you further by phone or email so we can discuss more details about what you would like to see in your portrait. Delivery Time Frame: After you send me the completed Portrait Commission Order Form, I will get back to you within five (5) business days to discuss the order details and will also provide to you a completed Commission Agreement based upon our discussion. Please Allow twelve (12) weeks from my acceptance of your Commission Order and signed Commission Agreement to the completion of your portrait.