CONTRACT/ PRICES


Ericka Hampton’s Commission Info

Commission Status: Open

Art Trades/ Special Projects/ Fairs :
 Email me for availability 

IMPORTANT NOTE: In requesting a commission from myself, Ericka Hampton, the commissioner agrees to read and adhere to the following information provided in the following document. The following commission prices are for NON-COMMERCIAL COMMISSIONS Only: They are not to be resold or marketed, and while the commissioner retains copyright to the subject their commission depicts, I retain copyright to the image itself. If you would like commercial artwork created for publication or professional use of any kind, you are welcome to contact me directly at erickhampton@me.com to arrange a contract bid.

Payment: Payments are to be made up front. At the moment, I’m only able to accept payments via Paypal. Please send payments as personal payments ONLY, as any other option would require extra fees.  Please contact me for the proper email address needed to send payment via Paypal.

WAITING LIST: For anyone interested in snagging a commission slot as they free up, I'd be quiet happy to add you to my current waiting list. Anyone on the waiting list will be contacted first when commission slots become available, before I make any public announcements regarding available commission slots. Please review my commission information carefully and email me directly at erickahampton@me.com if you would like to be added.

The Process: I will be open for a set number of commission slots at a time, and will complete each commission in the order in which they are received. If you would like to acquire a commission, contact me at erickahampton@me.com please note that commission requests MUST be sent to this email address. I cannot take requests from website forums or comment sections, as I offer commissions on multiple websites, and it would be too complicated to run a first-come-first-serve request line in any other manner. 

In your Commission Request Email, please include information on the type of commission you are interested in, along with a detailed description of your character(s), any specific details you would like to see portrayed such as pose, costuming or expression, as well as pre-existing reference images of your character(s). Please be very precise and detailed with what you would like (Unless you’d like to give me free reign creatively and have it be a surprise for you - I certainly wouldn’t complain there either! lol) as I wish nothing more then to see to it that you enjoy the end result. I will price your commission based on this email, and assign your work its slot. 

NOTE: DO NOT, under any circumstance send me obscene or sexually explicit reference material for your character. I do not create pornographic artwork on commission. In turn, I do not want to stare at pornographic reference images for the 10-odd hours it may take me to complete a commission. If you sincerely do not have any other reference image of your character beyond those of an explicit nature, please censor the material before sending it my way. I withhold the right to deny a commission if a commissioner cannot respect this request.
Please be aware that I am working on multiple projects along side of commissions at any given time, including animated shorts and freelance projects - as a result, I divide my time between these things, and projects with strict commercial deadlines take priority out of necessity. I ask that my commissioners be understanding of my rather hectic schedule. Once you receive a slot, I require payment up front in full before I begin your image. 

When I reach your slot, pending I have already received payment, I will contact you immediately to establish how long it will take to complete your image. That amount of time will begin once and only once I reach your individual commission slot, after completing the works of the commissioners in line before you.   

As you could imagine, the length of time for each piece will vary depending on the complexity of the image itself - anywhere from two days to a week or two, pending the commissioner is prompt in responding to email correspondence. If anything were to come up that would cause me to take longer then expected on an image, I will contact you immediately to let you know. If I have not received payment by the time I reach your slot, your slot will be pushed back by one and the next commissioner in line will have their work completed first. (Please note that, outside of special circumstances, if I have not received payment within two weeks of assigning a commission slot, you will lose your spot entirely until you are ready to restart the commission process - this, out of fairness, frees up the space for able and waiting commissioners.)   

During the creation process, you will receive two sketches via email. The first sketch gives you the opportunity to make revisions - this is your only chance to request revisions to your line art, so please use this opportunity wisely. The second sketch is a preview of what your final image will look like including the revisions you requested based on the first sketch. You will also receive the preliminary flat-color preview of their commission, with the opportunity to request revisions to the colors only. (Lines are final after their revision during the sketch stage.)  

IMPORTANT: Again, commissions are allowed one revision to the image's line art sketch phase, and one revision to the image's flat colors in its flats stage. Lines and colors beyond these revisions are final. Maintaining minimal revisions allows me to keep commissions at a reasonable price for non-commercial purchasers, as it allows me to create them on a more time-friendly basis.

 Any revisions requested beyond these two opportunities will automatically be charged a professional hourly rate of $25-$35 per hour, depending on the complexity of the revisions requested.Commissioners are requested to pay the additional fee up front before receiving the results of the additional revisions.


Content Restrictions: I will not illustrate pornographic or fetish-related images, anything involving hateful, racist, or bigoted imagery or symbolism. 


PLEASE NOTE: I reserve the right to add an additional by-case plus-charge for characters or images requiring an excess amount of detail to account for the extra time it would take to illustrate them. I also reserve the right to deny a commissioners offer if the content being requested is at all objectable to the rules previously stated.



PRICES FOR INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERS:


Headshots (head/shoulders):
- $55 each for line art (Pencil)
- $110 for line art with digital color
- $130 for line-art with digital color and a simple color-wash background

Busts (head to waist):
- $120 each for line art (Pencil)
- $170 for line art with digital color
- $190 for line-art with digital color and a simple color-wash background
- $210+ for line-art  with digital color and an environmental background

Full-body:
- $180 each for line art (Pencil)
- $210+ for line art with digital color
- $230 for line-art with digital color and a simple color-wash background
- $250+ for line-art  with digital color and an environmental background

Detailed reference sheets:
- $350+ each for line art (Pencil)
- $400+ for flat colors (no shading) and text descriptions
- $475+ for fully rendered colors and text descriptions
- Includes two full-body views of your character (front and back) A headshot, and important accessories or details.

Basic reference sheets:
- $225+ each for line art (Pencil)
- $235 for flat colors (no shading) and text description
- $300+ for fully rendered colors and text descriptions
- Includes one full-body view of your character and a close-up head shot

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TWO-CHARACTER IMAGES:

Headshots (head/shoulders):
- $85+ for line art (Pencil)
- $170 for line art with digital color
- $210 for line-art with digital color and a simple color-wash background

Busts (head to waist):
- $90 for line art (Pencil)
- $120 for line art with digital color
- $150 for line-art with digital color and a simple color-wash background
- $200 for line-art  with digital color and an environmental background

Full-body:
- $275+ for line art (Pencil)
- $400 for line art with digital color
- $450 for line-art with digital color and a simple color-wash background
- $500+for line-art  with digital color and an environmental background

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THREE-CHARACTER IMAGES:

Contact me for 3 Character or more pricing

Painting:
All paintings will add an additional $100 to $200 to advertised price because of material cost and time added. As well because of the amount of time that is required a $10 per hour fee may be included ( all case by case basis varies) and may be subject to increase based on size of portrait. ( you will be notified prier to start of portrait)

Largest portrait size is 18x24 readily available

*Anything larger contact me*

Inked Line Art:
Inked line art is available for the additional starting cost of $20 per character and environment. This fee helps fund the additional time required to ink, and may increase for highly detailed characters or environments.

Color Work:
You are more then welcome to commission me as a colorist for your pre-existing line art. These commissions will be priced on a case-by-case basis, dependant on the scale of the piece(s) you would like to have colored. Feel free to email me for quotes on color commission work.

Logo Works: use the basis breakdown to give you a general indication of the price range based on the number of items associated with your logo. Contact me for more information regarding the actual price of your logo at erickahampton@me.com
         *Note: Prices for logos which are considered commercial works have an additional fee attached to the existing price of the illustration. Contact me by e-mail for more information


Let Me Reiterate:
Please note that I accept commission requests through email to erickahampton@me.com only.
As I offer commissions through multiple different websites, I cannot accept commission requests through any other manner then through email . Requests made through forum commenting, DeviantArt Notes , journal or  blog comments will likely be passed up or asked to email me directly with their offers - Commissioners should contact me directly at erickahampton@me.com to get their commission slot. It’s the most streamline way for me to keep everyone’s work in order on a fair, first-come-first-serve basis. Keeping all request correspondence via email will also allow me to spend less time trying to juggle messages from multiple sites, and more time creating as awesome a piece for you as I can manage - And that is, by all means, best for us all ;)

Thanks, everyone! ^_^

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