What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Yes, my estimate will be reflected by the dimensions and intricacy of the piece.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Contact through social media. I am Donna Brown "Artist" on FaceBook. Also, through email.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have been drawing and painting since I was four. I have taken some college courses and I am currently studying a intermediate abstract art class at Delaplaine in Frederick Md. I also have been developing my skills by using videos on the Internet by other skilled artists.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Working with folks who have a vision for what they would like to see on a wall or canvas.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Commissioned art with one customer for 10 years. Also, portraits of both humans and dogs. Murals in
Nurseries, churches and outdoors in the city of Lancaster, Pa.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
A oil painting of street musicians. One month.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Every artist sees things differently than you imagine. Be very clear as to what you want.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
What is the time frame, how much artistic license can I take?