Commissions

Hello, I'm Cat Dean,
Thanks so much for taking the time to contact me to enquire about a custom piece of artwork. I pour my heart and soul into each individual piece. There is no cookie cutter approach so please send me an email or give me a call so I can get an understanding of what you are after and can help create a unique masterpiece that will last a lifetime.  Below is a description of the custom styles I am most known for and the updated price list for 2020. If what you are after is not listed, please let me know. I work in a variety of styles and mediums and happy to take on other illustration and artistic projects.

Other work I have taken on includes chalkboards, prop painting, custom wine glasses, children’s book illustration, custom clothing design, wine/beer label illustration, logos, corporate illustration and sign writing.

 

Photorealism Drawing

Hand drawn in Prismacolor, pastel, fine liner and graphite to produce an artwork which replicates and enhances your image. These beautiful, realistic artworks can also be drawn from multiple reference photos.

Drawings created on high quality,  220gsm - 300gsm paper on choice of colour.

High resolution, emailed photos are best as a drawing reference

30% deposit upfront is required to book in artwork

Price does not include framing, but artwork will be sealed in archival quality, crystal clear sleeve with a backing board (up to A3 size)

Larger sizes will be preserved in a protective, disposable sleeve or case or rolled for shipping.

An emailed digital, enhanced scan is also included in the price to share with family and friends and for use on social media. Not to be reproduced for profit.

Additional elements can be added in the one artwork as well (flowers, props, people, animals etc) for small additional fees in size A4 and up.

Starting prices of one subject/animal/person with no background:

 

A5 148mm x 210mm: $260
*Additional subject/animal/person not available at this size


A4 210 x 297mm: $360
Two subjects/animals/people: $390
Three subjects/animals/people: $420


A3 297mm x 420mm: $480
Two subjects/animals/people: $540
Three subjects/animals/people: $600
Four subjects/animals/people: $650
Five subjects/animals/people or more: capped at $710

A2 420mm x 594mm: From $650

Two subjects/animals/people: $710
Three subjects/animals/people: $770
Four subjects/animals/people: $830
Five subjects/animals/people: $890

Six or more subjects/animals/people: capped at $950

 

Packing and postage (Within Australia) from: $12

Outside Australia: From $30

Please contact to confirm an international shipping price.

Collection from me personally in the north eastern suburbs of Adelaide is also available.

Caricature Cartoon Illustration


Capture the comical or more elegant side of your family/friends in high quality cartoon or stylised illustration

Can be drawn from multiple or one reference photo. 

30% deposit upfront is required to book in artwork. 

Price does not include framing of printed work, but artwork will be sealed in archival quality, crystal clear sleeve with a backing board (up to A3 size) Larger sizes rolled.

Artwork is a combination of hand drawn and digital.

 

Starting price for one couple, no background

$180 (high resolution digital only, emailed)

$210 (including print of your desired size, up to A2)

 

Add ons:
Character 12 and older: $45
Child 2-12: $25

Baby in arms under 2: $20

Large breed dog or similar size animal: $30

Small breed dog or cat: $15

Full colour background: $55

Minor edits after artwork completed differing from initial brief (repositioning, colour edits, etc) from $50

Capped at $400 in total for number of people/pets

Please note digital prints are not to be reproduced for profit.

 

Packing and postage (Within Australia) from: $12

Outside Australia: From $30

Please contact to confirm an international shipping price
Collection from me personally in the north eastern suburbs of Adelaide is also available.

 

 

Murals and Paintings

Enhance your office space, café, salon or home with a unique, one of a kind work of art. Painted directly onto your wall. Murals create a sense of place, destination, resulting in increased foot traffic while adding colour, vibrancy, and character to any environment. They also encourage everyone to slow down and admire their surroundings.


Linework or flat colours only (no shading)

Indoor $150 per square metre
Outdoor $200 per square metre
Digital draft $280 per design (includes up to x 3x
major structural changes)

Expressionist Style (brushstrokes obviously visible, multiple colours more freehand feel)

Indoor $230 per square metre
Outdoor $280 per square metre
Digital draft $280 per design (includes up to x 3x
major structural changes)

Detailed Realism (Photographic references used in concept, highly detailed)


Indoor $320 per square metre
Outdoor $360 per square metre
Digital draft $280 per design (includes up to x 3 major structural changes)

Any additional drafts or major changes to drafts outside of this charge may incur fees upon final invoice. I will advise of this before I commence any extra design work. Please note these rates are a rough guide. A personalized quote will be given per project. A mixture of styles is also possible. I am more than happy to have a discuss budgets as well.

Additional charges will apply if hire of scaffold or scissor lift is necessary to complete artwork (large outdoor murals)

Artists will not copy a replica of another artists work. I am happy to be provided with styles/colour palettes/inspiration to work with, but all murals will be created and designed by me.

 

Travel fees may apply depending on location. I am located in the north eastern suburbs of Adelaide. Any travel time over 45 minutes may incur additional fees.

Contact me today to arrange a beautiful, unique, custom piece of artwork.