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Terms and Conditions.

This website is owned and designed by Michael McDonald. The information/data and pictures on this site are subject to revision without notice and I, Michael McDonald, may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this notice. Within the following paragraphs the terms, I, myself, and me, are all references to Michael McDonald. By accessing and/or browsing the site, you are acknowledging and agreeing the following:

I do not take any responsibility for the content or opinions expressed in any external site and may not endorse or approve of all or any material on the site.


No work will be reproduced without the artists express permission.

All intellectual property rights in and to the site are the property of myself and you agree not to copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute or create derivative works of any part of the site for personal or commercial gain, nor assist any third party to distribute or commercially exploit all or any part of this site.

In the normal course of browsing through the site, I agree to your printing or downloading to a standalone personal computer, extracts for personal use provided that I am acknowledged as the source including the reference to this site – - and that I may revoke this permission at any time.

None of the artist’s work will be reproduced for sale in any format without express written permission.


On commissioning a portrait, landscape etc., 50% of the agreed fee must be paid before the commencement of the work.

 Having agreed on a price of the commission a contract setting out the details of the work must be signed prior to the commencement of the work.

The artist will charge extra for framing unless otherwise agreed in the contract.

All work is created using oils on canvas in the traditional style.

Starting price is £600 + frame (per 1 subject)

£350 per capita (extra person on the same canvas)

In the case of a postumus portrait I can work from photographs, however if possible I would prefer to meet the sitter in person and obtain my own images required for the peice.

Size of canvas varies depending on work required usually working on 30" x 24" upwards.

Delivery of the work will be determined in the contract. If the delivery is not set out in the contract it will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

Viewing; once the commission has commenced, viewing of the work will only be allowed with express permission of the artist.

The completed may not be altered, changed or defaced in anyway without the express permission of the artist.

The completed works may not be exhibited without permission of the artist, this must be fully agreed and attributed to the artist.


One to one tuition must be paid for in advance prior to the commencement of tuition.

Dates times and venue to be fully agreed before the commencement of the tuition.

No refund will be given on lack of attendance.

Group Tuition

Numbers will be limited to 20 persons unless previously agreed.

Learners under the age of 14 must have written permission from parent or guardian.

Students must supply their own materials suitable for the type of learning to be undertaken unless otherwise stated.