Below is a list of Terms and Conditions regarding commissioning a pet portrait or other piece of artwork from Illustrations by Shannagh-leigh.
Please make sure you read through these points carefully, and agree to them, if you are interested in commissioning work.
If you have any questions comments or concerns please feel free to contact me.
Payments and Postage of Work
A non refundable 25% deposit is required before work can begin to secure your slot. The final balance of payment is due upon completion of the work. Clients are to pay the final balance within two weeks of completion, unless another payment date has been agreed on. Extensions may be granted at the artists discretion.
Payment installments are available and extensions can be granted.
No work will be sent out until the payment is complete.
Non-Completion of Payments
If payment is not complete within the allocated time frame including any extensions given and the work is complete, the commission will be cancelled, any monies already paid will not be refunded and any monies remaining will be cancelled.
If the client decides the piece is no longer wanted or required and work has begun, the artist reserves the right to keep any monies already paid, according to the proportion of work done. If the client decides the piece is no longer wanted or required and work has not begun, the artist reserves the right to keep the deposit.
The artist reserves the right to complete the work, exhibit and re-sell, where appropriate (for example where the finished painting is reworked so as to no longer resemble the pet or animal it was originally painted to depict)
Copyright and Use of Commissioned Images
Under all circumstances, the copyright of the finished artwork is retained by and remains with the artist. This is in accordance with UK copyright laws.
The finished artwork may be used by the client for display and personal enjoyment only.
No prints or copies shall be made, or profit gained in any way, from the finished artwork by the client, without the express written permission of the artist.
The artist retains the right to use the image for advertising artistic services, through printed adverts (e.g. flyers) and digital/social media (e.g. Facebook).
The artist retains the right to use the image on printed products (eg greetings cards and other merchandise) where appropriate.