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on: February 20, 2012, 02:30:11 AM
I have done a few pencil portraits for friends and co workers, but I always struggle I asking too much or too I consider my time plus the value of portrait, or just a fixed fee, no matter the time.


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Reply #1 on: February 20, 2012, 09:11:12 PM
you have to consider the time taken to draw the portraits. The cost per hour you charge though will depend on your financial requirements, how well you are known, etc.


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Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012, 08:57:48 PM
Good points Nolan. I have been asked about doing some graphite boat portraits. You will be seeing some of those soon. They'll just be a practice run to see if I can do a worthwhile job. Sure hope it doesn't take me as long as those faces!  :eek:
Cheers, Val

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