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Five Tips for Painting Commissions

6 monthes ago   |   By Kem Studios

'Spring Fantasy' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis
It seems as though everyone has a commission nightmare story. Hearing them is enough to keep many artists from doing commissions. I have had some close calls but no real nightmares. Many of them could have been prevented. I have learned through experience. I have truly been enriched by each commission painting I have completed.
Along the way I have developed ground rules for doing a commission. The rules have helped make the process rewarding and positive.
Tip 1 Paint what you love and what you love to paint. I have gotten some strange requests...
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