How do I collect your artwork? Whilst awaiting the setup of instant buying on this website, there are 2 ways: 1. contact me indicating the piece you want and where it is to be shipped to and I will respond with a quote, then follow with an invoice via izettle, or you can pay via bank transfer Payment is in Euros and I recommend www.currencyfair.com for the best rates of exchange if making a transfer. 2. You can go to the online galleries listed further below, that show my work, where you will be able to buy instantly by credit card, for delivery. Sculptures are being placed with SaatchiArt.
Do you accept commissions and how do I arrange that? Commissions are accepted. Contact me directly to discuss, without any obligation After establishing what is wanted and that you want to proceed, I will send you a contract, a 50% deposit payment is made and I begin work in the time frame discussed. I will send you some photos of progress. Final payment is made before shipping. Current examples for portrait commissions (which take more time), are: charcoal portrait on paper 360€ or 410€ on canvas, and acrylic painting on 60cm x 60cm cotton canvas is 790€ (all ex P&P). Linen canvas is also possible. I use professional quality materials.
How much will postage & packing be? If buying from one of the online galleries, this will already be stated. Or you can use those as guides to the P&P for buying direct whilst I am working on my own direct online shop via this website. Sculptures are being placed with SaatchiArt and their weights are listed on this site, to which the weight of packing materials needs to be added. You can contact me about the piece you are interested in, advising where you want it shipped to, and I will work out the details for the piece you want. I pass on costs for p&p, I don’t add any extra charges for time or profit. To be more environmentally responsible I recycle packing materials where possible, but only where this will not affect the safety of the artwork. Generally, smaller works are sent in cardboard boxes or rolls, sculptures and larger or delicate works are likely to need wood crates. If you want a specific carrier, let me know what that is and I’ll look up the quote, no obligation.
How can I know if the art will suit my decor? I can provide you with further photos and am currently working on videos too. If you send me a photo of where you want to place the work I can add a photo of the work to give you an indication of what it could look like. If you find the piece doesn’t work for you after you’ve received it, you can return it to me for a refund of the item (assuming it is in the same condition). Outward and return postage/shipping are at your charge, which is why I am happy to liaise with you as long as you’d like before your purchase, so that you can buy with confidence.
I prefer to speak on the phone, can I call you? Yes, use the contact page to connect with me first and I will reply you my phone number. I don’t post it publicly to reduce nuisance calls but am happy to speak to collectors and potential collectors of my art.
Which online galleries can I buy your original artworks from? Please click on the following links. Not all works are with all galleries. Originals are currently at: SaatchiArt Art Majeur, Art Finder, and some smaller works at Original Art Under £100,
Can I get prints of your work? At the moment these can be made available Art Majeur, and some more fun type animals at Redbubble. Anything not listed that you want a print of, let me know and I will add it.
What is Crocomonkeyduck? Crocomonkeyduck is a small wood sculpture from Nigeria that’s been in the family my whole life. As children we thought it looked like a cross between a crocodile, a monkey and a duck, so named it Crocomonkeyduck.