A cost will be quoted by the word, by the hour or as a lump sum depending on the size of the job and the deadline required. Lynne itemises variables such as…
~nhow many colours, amount of decoration and size
~ntype of paper/writeable material
~nraw material such as metallic inks, gold leaf, CDs,
~namount of meetings necessary with client
~npostage and packing or delivery request
~ndate of completion and deadlines.
There are standard rates for colour and black/white, quotable upon request. Sometimes whole books attract a fee on a royalty basis, ie receiving a percentage of sales income from the publisher.
Standard rates for cover designs, spot illustrations, page design and typesetting—by the hour, by the page or as a lump sum.
~nA quote will be given dependent on market rates
~nFraming or mounting can be arranged separately
~nAn estimate will be given upon request and a 20% deposit required before commencement
~nRough designs are provided and agreed upon before proceeding with final artwork
~nPayment can be made by cheque, international money order or Direct Bank Deposit. DD Details will be given upon request.