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Tricia Reust
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Dear Tracey lee,
I suggest to my students when starting up to assess their costs (for example, add up canvas/supplies/framing) and make that sum total be a third of the overall selling price. That way, they have a third available for a commission if sold in a gallery or venue, and a third to jiggle with if someone wants to haggle, and they hopefully will still cover costs. I have a set price (depending on sizes and surface) for works that I do as demonstration pieces or which are created during my giving a workshop, and separate costing system for those works which come from my heart and that I work on in my studio. Best wishes for resolving your problem with pricing, sincerely, Tricia http://www.triciareust.com

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