Terms and Conditions for my Portraits.

Refunds on Oil Painting Portraits.

Guarantee:  If you are not completely satisfied with your final portrait proof, I will paint it again until you are satisfied. 


Additional pets, custom backgrounds and  additions (such as collars, change colors or detail work specifically specified by the customer are an additional 35%.  Please do not send cell phone images, as they are not clear.


If you wish to cancel your commission, please notify me as soon as possible. There will be a cancellation fee to cover shopping cart refund fees, administration, e-mails and prelims.


Once you approve the painting, it will be sent to you, insured.  No other changes can be made to the painting.  If you need changes, the charge is $75.00 per hour and postage charges of $38.00 for Fed Ex shipping. 

Copyright Information

I retain copyright on all the artwork I create. All commissioned artwork is displayed on the gallery page. Customer e-mails, in whole or in part may be used as a testimonial in the customer comments and in the gallery section. If you would prefer me not to display these you can opt out upon ordering.

Damage in Transit

In the unlikely event that a painting or drawing is damaged in transit, the artwork must be sent back to me in its original packaging, upon which I will replace it. Overseas clients, please take photos of the artwork and e-mail these to me to discuss the best course of action.


Work on paintings or drawings will only commence once deposit has been received.


I would like to assure you that your personal information will never leave the confines of my web site. My payment provider collects the information you give lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. They store your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address but will not pass those details onto any third parties (unless directed by a legal authority) You will not receive junk e-mail, regular mail or unsolicited phone calls.


You are able to order your portraits and gift certificates directly from my web site. I use Pay Pal as my payment provider - the safest way of purchasing on line.


I retain full copyright on all my work. Artwork  & images may not be used or reproduced without my written permission - Copyright elle designs 2001 - 2015 San Mateo, California,  San  Francisco Bay Area.  Protected by Copyscape

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