Pricing guide for commissions
Pricing guide for commissions
Prices are determined by the complexity of the design
and the amount of time required to create it
*Please note that these prices are for the artwork and basic materials only.
Please see below for extra costs such as parchment, gold leaf and postage.
€300 (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Illuminated and gilded Initial letter. (10 x 10cm )
Small black and white shield for use as letterhead or embossing
Includes scanning and digital preparation for printing.
€ 480 (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Basic calligraphy (A4)
Small Heraldic Crest - pencil sketch or pen and ink drawing
Small Heraldic Crest painted
Heraldic Badge - pencil sketch or pen and ink drawing
Heraldic Badge painted
€ 600 (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Small armorial achievement with simple painting style
€ 960 (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Illumination - Calligraphy with illuminated letter and simple border (A4)
€1000 (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Black and white bookplate design. Includes scanning and digital preparation for printing.
€ 1080 (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Large amorial achievement (Shield, helm, crest, mantling and motto) in detailed style
Mounted knight with shield and matching caparison A4 size (in simple medieval style)
€ 1800+ (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Large amorial achievement with supporters or illuminated border on one side
Added Banner or Pennon - Add €300
Mounted knight with shield and matching caparison and border A4 size (more detailed)
€ 1 800+ (depending on the complexity of the work required) (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Illumination - Calligraphy with illuminated letter/s and more detailed border A4 size
Mounted knight with shield and matching caparison and standard/banner
€ 2040+ (depending on the complexity of the work required) (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Mounted Knight with matching shield and caparison with an illuminated border
€ 3 600+ (depending on the complexity of the work required) (+10% VAT for EU clients)
Illumination - A3 size illumination with highly detailed border or heraldic achievement
Starting at € 2040 (depending on the complexity of the work required) (+10% VAT for EU clients)
To see my full range of options for Letters Patent, please click on the link below
A 50% deposit of the total cost will be required before I begin work.
The final 50% will be paid after the artwork is completed to your satisfaction and before it is posted.
I AM HAPPY TO ARRANGE A PAYMENT PLAN TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS
I have been creating these pieces for thirty years, and I understand that commissioning artwork such as this is both deeply personal and emotional. I work closely with all my clients to ensure that I understand exactly what you want and I will endeavor to create something that you will be delighted with. Each piece is lovingly hand painted with great attention to detail using the finest materials, and takes a great many hours to complete. I will send you photos as the painting progresses so that you can be a part of the creative process and watch your artwork take shape. In this digital age, a hand painted piece of original art such as this, is a true treasure; one that can be passed on to your children for generations to come.
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Gold or palladium leaf work is an extra €100
I use 23 or 24 ct gold leaf and palladium as silver leaf will tarnish
Vellum is priced according to size of artwork
I use the finest quality vellum, supplied by William Cowley of the UK
High resolution scanning and preparation of artwork for print
Images without gold leaf - 80€
Images with gold leaf - 160€
Postage and Insurance
For original artwork I recommend a courier to ensure the safety of your piece. I use DHL couriers. The price will depend on your location. Please contact Tania for more details. Courier costs range between 140€ and 250€ depending on your location and the size of the work. I can also arrange insurance which is 1% of the total value of the artwork.
Originals will be securely shipped from Espoo, Finland
The standard paper that I use is 230gsm pergamenata and is included in the price.
The Italian-made Pergamenata Parchment is an imitation parchment. It is a translucent 100% sulphite, neutral pH paper, with the crisp snap, mottled look and hard feel you would expect from an actual sheet of animal parchment. Available in antique white or natural cream.
600gsm Watercolour paper
I use the finest quality gouache , either Winsor & Newton or Schminke. Where possible I always choose the most lightfast colours.