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My Artist’s Wall Mural Proposal Template and Price Sheet For artists who paint murals! In this packet, you’ll receive:
1 – Wall mural proposal template that you can use again and again, with the perfect language and look that will impress your client and get you paid
2 – Explanation of how to use the wall mural proposal
3 – A sample price sheet with a pricing structure (complete with our own mural pricing that you can use as your guide)
This package solves all of your worries about how much to charge and what should be included in your price! I’ve been pricing and writing mural proposals for almost two decades. I figured it out for you- all you have to do is plug in your info! I put this package together to help artists ACTUALLY make money doing what they love; painting murals.
My promise to you; this proposal template and explanation will make your job easier as a mural artist.
In this package, I share the following insider secrets to mural painting:
- How much money you should charge, and what I’m charging!
- I give you all my pricing in a structure that lays out different prices for different sizes – it’s in a word doc, so you can make changes to the price sheet for your own use
- I explain what limits you should have in your proposal to keep your client from making too many changes on the sketches or from changing the scope of the work
- Payment schedule to ensure that you get paid up front and on time!
- Tips on how to close the deal
Many artists spend countless hours trying to decipher complicated agreements from the back of art books when they want their own license agreement.
This package saves you from all that, because we’ve done most of the work for you! (Provided in downloadable Word Docs so no re-typing necessary!)
Included is a Sample License Agreement Template that you can make changes to so you can use it again and again, for many different deals, a Separate PDF sheet explaining basics of what you need to know to get started, and a Template of an AMENDMENT to License Agreement, for future use should you make changes to the contract, add new artworks, or extend the life of the agreement, and a BONUS! Template of a Deal Memo, a form you would use to make an offer or deal to a prospect.
***HOW TO GET YOUR ART INTO CORPORATE COLLECTIONS (HOSPITALS, CORPORATIONS, HOTELS, ETC.) Getting Your Art into Corporate Collections ebook by Liron Sissman is short and sweet, but it’s greatest value is telling you what you only learn after years of being in the biz (and now it’s all here in an ebook): How they work, where to find them. Liron even shares contact information for many of the art consultants and brokers, which is a treasure trove of info! Check it out here: http://bit.ly/OP40Cl
I’D RATHER BE IN THE STUDIO – The Artist’s No Excuse Guide to Self Promotion by Alyson Stanfield
I first bought a copy of this book in 2009. I found it to be a very practical guide for artists, one that helps you build a foundation for a long-term art career. I think every artist should have a copy of this book; it’s one that you would refer to again and again.
Some of the tools covered in the book:
(1) Introduce yourself as an artist so people want to know more;
(2) Nail your artist statement to discover the right words for all of your marketing messages;
(3) Expand your mailing list and use it to cultivate collectors;
(4) Create marketing materials that outshine the competition;
(5) Become a media magnet so buyers come to you
; (6) Take advantage of your Web site and blog to build a bigger audience; and much more. I’d Rather Be in the Studio! provides easy-to-follow self-promotion practices that help you find your way at any point in your career.
THE 100 DAY CHALLENGE! This is a highly charged, motivational, GET THINGS DONE program for those of us who need a little help getting focused. I first did the 100 Day Challenge in 2013, when I was having a heck of a time focusing on getting my goals accomplished.
Now, I’m doing the challenge once a year. In 2016, it’s all about finishing a new book that I’m releasing.
I highly recommend this program for anyone who is sick and tired of not getting the big, important stuff done. This will give you the structure and motivation you need to complete big things.
Check it out by clicking on the image. If you do the program, let me know what you think of it.