Commission Portraits
To Commission
a Portrait:

Click the link on the above right and  enter a brief description of what you want.  I will contact you if I need more information to draft a contract. (See sample contract on right).

Your Portrait will generally take eight to ten weeks to complete.

If you live within an hour of Manchester, NH, personal delivery or pick up may be arranged. Otherwise, your painting will be delivered by FedEx,  UPS or USPS.  Shipping fees are the responsibility of the purchaser and will be added to the final balance due prior to delivery.
up to 9x12 inches
up to 16x20 inches
up to 20x24 inches
Prices are based on an unframed oil painting of the head and upper torso of the subject on a plain background.  Three quarter or full view of the subject or adding a background will increase the price.
Sample Contract for a Portrait Commission

Artist: Maria Awad
Purchaser: ________________

Description of Commission:
Maria Awad agrees to paint in oil a portrait or other painting for (Purchaser) of (Subject) based on photograph(s) that (Purchaser) provides.  The portrait will be (
     X     inches) and will be painted on cotton duck stretched on wooden supports suitable for framing. The painting will be of the (head/shoulders) of the subject on a plain background. The painting will be completed no later than ___________.

(Purchaser) agrees to the total cost of  ($________)  for this painting and will pay a deposit of ($
50% ) at the start of the project and ($ balance + S&H) upon completion and before delivery.  A digital photo will be emailed to (Purchaser) prior to shipping. This price does not include framing costs.


In the event of a cancellation by (Purchaser), Maria Awad will retain the deposit of ($
  50% ) and any artwork produced.

Satisfaction is assured. However, if (Purchaser) is dissatisfied with the artwork even after Maria Awad's best efforts to reach (Purchaser's) satisfaction, Maria Awad will retain the deposit of ($
  50% ) and any artwork produced.


(Purchaser) acknowledges that Maria Awad will always own the copyright and the right to show the painting in her portfolio.  Maria Awad will retain slides, photographs and/or computer images of the painting for use in exhibits, competitions or publications.  She will maintain the anonymity of the subject
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One person or animal:  up to 8x10 inches
(Add 50% of base price for each additional person or animal.)
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