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Re: [teacherartexchange] Murals- fees?

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From: Dulcius (dulcius_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jul 29 2009 - 19:28:20 PDT


When I was faced w/this situation a couple of years ago, I did some internet
research regarding what others charge, and how they calculate it. It seems
like most charged by the square foot, and if I remember correctly, it
averaged about 25-35 dollars per sq.ft. (obviously depending on years of
experience, etc). Hope this helps -
Lydia in Toledo
Toledo School for the Arts
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From: "Denise Pannell" <cen_aca_dp@nwoca.org>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
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Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 10:16 PM
Subject: [teacherartexchange] Murals- fees?

> Hello everyone.
> I have a dilemna that I hope someone can help me with. I have been asked
> to paint a fairly extensive mural in a local business and I am not sure
> how to charge for this service. In the past, I have created murals for the
> schools I worked in (free), for friends (free or low cost), or friends of
> friends (small donation). I now have the opportunity to make some actual
> money and I don't want to make a mistake in my bid- too high and I scare
> them off- too low and I am cheating myself.
>
> So... do I charge by the hour, including supplies in the fee? How much per
> hour?
> Or, so I base my fee on the entire job and give them a flat fee and hope
> they realize the amount of work involved? How much? I'd be interested in
> what some of you have done.
>
> The mural will be of an English cottage/garden on a wall approx. 15 ft.
> wide. Also, I will be painting some flowers in another, smaller room, but
> not the entire wall. If you need more information, please let me know.
>
> Please help- I am at a complete loss!!
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> Denise Pannell
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> http://www.artsonia.com/schools/school.asp?id=36837
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>
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