Generally 2-3 sessions are needed with client to determine how to portray the individual(s), including clothing, background, formality and composition. Complexity of foreground, background, clothing, animals are quoted additionally. A signed agreement and 50% deposit is required to begin work with balance due at completion.
Not included in the price of the portrait: framing, shipping, travel, accommodations and sales tax.
Preliminary photos and a second photo shoot of several poses and compositions will be made. Sketch and color studies will be made. After art work is completed, another meeting may be arranged for finish detailing in my studio. Otherwise, a photo will be sent to client and payment due in full. Client may view finished artwork in my studio.
Jeri Janis can be reached at
Santa Barbara, California