terms, conditions and more
terms & conditions (including shipping), payment options, privacy policy, copyright and other information
shipping, delivery, advanced notice/request for special orders and return policy
Shipping is subject to location and delivery method selected; fees will be applied to your total purchase amount.

your artwork will be shipped directly to you in a timely manner.  If you would like a portrait done by and for a special date (e.g. anniversary, birthday) or holiday, please allow 6 to 8 weeks advance notice.

if a shipping delivery should fail, you will receive credit for replacement work or a like commissioned piece will be created.

payment options
There are two payment options.  For certain commissions (currently portraits), original artworks by mi uses an online payment system that safely accepts payments by credit card, debit card, bank transfer, as well as PayPal.  PayPal is available to purchase limited-edition prints currently available.   Payment plans can be arranged in advance if needed.  As noted above, shipping and handling charges will be added to your order at checkout.
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return policy
Returns, credits or exchanges are allowed; after delivery, you may return items within 15 days for full refund or exchange.
 procedures for special orders













































portraits requiring special order and/or arrangements to request a size, other than the standard 16"x20" option for your portrait, alternate finish such as gallery wrap, special arrangements will be necessary.  additional rates for artwork requiring special orders can vary and are based on specific changes to the standard size, median selection (e.g., oil, acrylic, pastel, etc.), complexity of the subject, finish, etc.  Sample rates for special order portraits provided below based on one subject:
sample rates for special order portraits
select
size
select
median and coverage preference
select
the number of subjects  (individuals and/or pets)
Charcoal/Pastel
on paper unframed
Acrylic on canvas unframed
Oil on canvas unframed
11"x14"
head and shoulder
one subject only for 11"x14"
$50.00
$75.00
$100.00
3/4 with or without hands
$75.00
$125.00
$150.00
full body
$100.00
$150.00
$175.00
16"x20"
standard size
head and shoulder
x the number of subjects  (individuals and/or pets)
$75.00
$125.00
$150.00
3/4 with or without hands
$100.00
$150.00
$175.00
full body
 $125.00
$175.00
$225.00
for larger sizes, add the amounts below to the related standard 16"x20"
 based on the median and coverage preference desired.

Example:  A 20"x24" charcoal/pastel on paper unframedhead, head & shoulder
($75.00 + $55.00) x  2 (the number of subjects) =$270.00
18"x24"
+$45.00
+$55.00
+$65.00
x the number of subjects  (individuals and/or pets)
20" x 24"
+$55.00
+$65.00
+$75.00
24" x 36"
+$65.00
+$75.00
+$85.00
sample rates/all rates displayed are subject to change+/-; and, delivery/shipping and handling are not considered
As noted above, payment plans can be arranged in advance if needed.

Once your preferences are confirmed, a 'special portrait order' link will be added to the website for your use.  Instructions for submitting your special order request will be provided.  Upon receipt and confirmation of your order, the creative process will begin.  Contact mi so we can get started.

things to think about...
selecting and submitting photograph(s) for portrait commissions and/or special orders
Portraits can be of children, young adults, adults, elders and pets. Portraits are available in oil, acrylic, charcoal and/or pastel; and, can be ordered in formats not currently available. Additional sizes are available and may be required depending on the source used to capture the portrait. Additional finishes e.g., gallery wrap, are available through special order.

*submitting photographs (special orders+)
Photographs and/or other objects provided and used by the artist will be returned upon completion of all artwork. The artist retains the right to maintain a copy of the items for recordkeeping and historical documentation purposes.  In addition, the artist retains the right to use the art generated, and/or copies of, as samples of artwork.  For best results, select a clear photograph(s), the better the quality and focus, the more details in the portrait. Submitting several photographs are helpful for reference.  Photographs can be sent by e-mail directly to original artwork by mi in JPEG format.

live portrait sittings or photographs
If a live portrait is desired, please allow time for at least three meetings.  live portrait sittings are available for adults as well as young adults. During the meetings, we will discuss the overall theme, media, and size desired for your portrait. Sketches and/or photographs may be used as reference.  Plan to contact me to discuss specifics and possibly scheduling a live sitting.

Again, please contact mi so we can get started with your special order.
privacy policy
original artwork by mi is completely committed to protecting the privacy of our site visitors and customers. Therefore we will not disclose information about our customers to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to you.

consent
Your Consent is important to us too. Therefore we will never sell your name, address, e-mail address, credit card information or any other personal information to any third party without your consent.

communication & marketing
If you have made a purchase thank you! At some point we begin updating you on new artwork and special offers via e-mail if you opt-in to receive email marketing communications from original artwork by mi. You will be able to opt-out at any time.

website statistics
We may record statistics about the number of visitors to this Website or number of purchases made for improvement purposes. This is to help it improve the services to our customers and ultimately provide the most products.

protecting your security
We may use personal information provided by you in order to fulfill necessary anti-fraud checks. This information may be disclosed to a credit reference or fraud prevention agency, which may keep a record of that information. This is done only to confirm identity for security purposes.

third party websites
This website may contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note they have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any liability for these policies.

contacting mi
original artwork by mi is committed to protecting your privacy. All personal information collected through this website will be held securely as required. For any further inquires or comments please contact mi. Submit all inquiries or comments directly to original artwork by mi.
disclaimer for figurative artwork
figurative artwork gallery disclaimer
Artwork related to this section of the website, figurative artwork gallery, include studies of the human body created from either live models or freehand.  Some of the images may be considered explicit. Parental guidance is advised in this section. For those under 18 or age of maturity some artwork may not be appropriate. If your parent's wouldn't approve, please respect their wishes.
copyright and artist rights

copyright and artist rights
Please take time to review and adhere to copyright information provided.  In short, all aspects and content of this website may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of/from the artist represented through original artwork by mi and website owner. You are not permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of these web pages and/or images for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of/from the artist represented through original artwork by mi and website owner.  For details related to copyright and artist rights, please go to copyright information.
acknowledgement, agreement and adherence



acknowledgement, agreement and adherence
By continuing to browse through this website and placing an order for an original portrait or limited edition print, you acknowledge that you have read/reviewed and understand information outlined for "terms, conditions and more" including information regarding copyright and artist rights, copyright information,  related to all artwork, pictures, images, designs, etc. displayed throughout this website and agree to adhere to the same.  Feel free to contact mi with any questions you may have.  Thank you.