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Amplify Your Next Project With Expressive Digital or
Are you looking for imagery that makes your project unique? Do you need creative flair for your current venture that still exemplifies professionalism? If so, please read on...
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I can provide you with illustrations of various subjects such as still lifes/objects, abstracts, botanicals, caricatures and fanciful fantasy, editorials, and many others.
A large assortment of mediums and styles is at your service too. You can choose from traditional hand drawn illustration in pen & ink, gouache, mixed media, colored pencil, scratchboard and more. Or, computer generated / digital illustrations consisting of manually created vector files, or photographic collages — or — how about a combination of traditional and digital illustration for awesome results?!?!
And, when you also need design, layout, typography and production services, you won’t need to hire vendor after vendor for all those services. For your convenience, I provide these services and therefore can integrate your illustration(s) much more appropriately into your project. This not only saves you time, but also the hassle of hiring a designer and illustrator, then trying to coordinate with the two to complete your work.
I wish to thank you for taking the time to learn more about my illustration services and how they can help your project stand out and exude an air of professionalism. I have been a career graphic designer for '20 something' years, and throughout all those years I have been — and still am — overjoyed every time I get the opportunity to create an illustration to heighten a design project.
Please do take a few minutes to view my full Gallery which includes a variety of illustration samples. Or if you are interested specifically in digital illustration, click here. Then contact me for your free, no obligation consultation and price quote. I hope you enjoy the show! :)
Because of the nature of illustration projects — always something new and different in every one of them — I am unable to pre-quote illustration prices here on my website, as I have done for my design services. So please do contact me at your earliest convenience regarding your illustration needs and I will be more than happy to prepare a free, no obligation price quote for you once I have all the details of your project’s needs.
Below is a copy of my standard business terms and information so you can be familiar with how my business operates. Simply click a heading in the box below to read more information regarding that topic.
Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or simply need a bit of consultation for your project.
Payment and Billing Terms
The total price of your illustration project will be emailed to you in detail as a printable .pdf document once I get full information from you regarding the specifics of your project.
Payments are to be made in three installments.
The first payment (deposit) is due upon ordering/agreeing to the price quote and terms; the second payment will be billed after completion and your full approval of final tight pencil sketches; the third payment will be billed to you after your 100% complete satisfaction and receipt of your artwork.
Work stages will progress upon clearance of each payment installment.
Balances due will be invoiced to you via email and may be paid with a major credit card or PayPal account. A PayPal account is not required to pay by credit card.
Alternate Payment Options
You may also pay with Cashier’s Check, Money Order or business check. No work will commence until bank clearance of funds are complete. Payments made via these alternate payment methods will receive a 3% discount. Please contact me for payment amounts and instructions if you are interested in paying any of these alternate payment options.
Cancellation Fees, Refunds
Due to the fact that illustration costs are mainly based on hours expended to create original artwork, Kill Fees (cancellation fees) will be applied as follows (fees charged when purchased illustration work has commenced by Sunflowers and Seagulls Promotional Services, but is then canceled by the client for any reason):
• after completion and your approval of final pencil sketches = 1/3 of full quote amount/2nd installment amount - payment will be due immediately
• after full production of your project and any time prior to completion of the balance of package contents = final 1/3 of full quote amount/3rd installment amount - payment will be due immediately
No refunds will be given after the commencement of any amount of work. Kill Fees are IN ADDITION to any deposits already paid for.
Product Access & Copyrights
Commissioned illustration and/or design work may be watermarked (a lightly tinted graphic overlay on top of artwork to prevent unauthorized claims of ownership of graphics, artwork and photography) until clearance of funds for final payment.
You will be granted copyrights as stated in our working Contract (click here for sample). You may receive a signed copy once you agree upon the price quote and terms. Simply contact me and request a signed copy specifically.
Additionally, you will be granted copyrights upon final cleared payment.
You Will Need to Provide...
• any resource materials and copy as discussed in planning meeting(s) and/or subsequent consultations
The following discounts are available:
• bulk order discounts
• for long-term contract work
• for guaranteed repeat projects
Contact me for detailed Discount information and prices.
Prices are based on a Monday - Friday, 40 hour work week. Should deadlines require overtime work beyond 40 hours of weekday time, or require weekend or Holiday work time, an overtime fee will be charged. This will be presented to client prior to commencement of work during project planning period.
Prices are for the custom design and/or illustration of products and materials only.
Commercial printing or other commercial or non-commercial reproduction services, hosting or other 3rd party services that may be required for the completion of jobs are not included in prices stated here on this website and may or may not be included in any customized quotes.
These services may be purchased through Sunflowers and Seagulls Promotional Services for additional fees. Contact me and I will be more than happy to prepare a quote for you for 3rd party/finishing services from one of my many trusted, high quality vendors.
‘spec’ = industry term for Speculative
Spec work is work done on a ”speculative, groundless, tentative” basis. It requires a designer to expend time and resources without any guarantee of payment or receipt of required down payment.
This includes the creation of design or project samples explicitly geared towards a potential client’s specific project needs prior to the hiring of the designer, simply for the potential client to decide if they will hire the designer.
Spec work is an unfair and unrealistic request of any professional.
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