This policy applies to any Artwork & Design Project entered into between Jemina Venter (“Artist”) and the Client (“Client”). This policy shall govern the respective rights of Artist and Client with respect to the artwork described in the “Quote”.
1. Scope of Work Commissioned
Artist and Client expressly agree that the artwork to be created by Artist pursuant to Client’s specifications shall be limited to, unless modified in a writing signed by both parties following artwork, the contents outlined in the “Quote”.
2. Completion of Design Project
Upon receipt of Client’s specifications pursuant to Section I, which Client agrees are true and complete at the time of execution of this Agreement, Artist agrees to complete the Work upon the schedule as outlined in the “Quote”.
3. Rights Transferred.
Artist and Client agree that the following rights shall be transferred from Artist to Client upon completion of the Work. Any rights that are not expressly specified herein shall be reserved by Artist.
All-Rights for Limited Purpose. Artist hereby grants and assigns to Client the exclusive rights to publish, print, employ, advertise, or otherwise utilize the Work exclusively in relation to the purpose of Work as outlined and agreed upon by Artist and Client in the “Quote” and not in furtherance of any other purpose not stated herein, unless modified by a writing signed by both parties. All Designs and Artwork by the Artist are copyrighted. The Artist holds full copyright over all versions of the Designs and Artwork. The Artist is allowed to display the Designs and Artwork for promotional purposes of the Artist.
4. Form of Copyright Notice. By entering into a Design Project with the Artist, the Client agrees to provide copyright notice and/or credit in the name of Artist as follows:
For Illustrated Artwork: Illustration © 2018 Jemina Venter | BookNerdFanGirl.com
For Book Cover Design: Cover Design by Jemina Venter | BookNerdFanGirl.com or Cover Artwork by Jemina Venter | BookNerdFanGirl.com
For Logos, Tattoos & other Swag: Illustration & Design by Jemina Venter | BookNerdFanGirl.com
5. Compensation. Upon agreement of “Quote”, Client agrees to compensate Artist as follows:
For any Illustrated or Design work, the Artist requires 100% of total fees outlined in “Quote” to be paid upfront if total service fee is under $125.
For any physical creations, such as Author Swag and Event Merchandise, the Artist requires 100% of total fees outlined in “Quote” to be paid upfront.
For any Illustrated or Design work, the Artist requires 50% of total fees outlined in “Quote” to be paid upfront if total service fee is over $125.
This 50% payment is non-refundable within 2 weeks of the Project start date. The remaining balance may be paid at completion of the Project, or earlier at Client discretion.
Payment is to be made via PayPal or Direct Deposit (Australian Residents only).
Pricing as listed on the website is not final. Quotes begin with the listed website pricing with any increase in price at the Artist's discretion.
BookNerdFanGirl reserves the right to change the Design & Artwork pricing without prior notice. If you are already entered into an active Artwork & Design Project with the Artist, this will not impact your current Artwork & Design Project.