ABOUT

Michelle is an independent creative based in Te-Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa.

She specialises in traditional Chinese brush art and illustration, applying this
technique to traditional-style ink wash, flower-and-bird paintings and
shānshuǐ landscapes, as well as more contemporary subjects and illustration.

When not drawing, she can be found plying her trade as an independent filmmaker/videographer, and writing and publishing speculative fiction.

PORTRAIT & ILLUSTRATION

Original, Fanart & D&D Characters

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Bust$35$60
Half Body$50$85
Full Portrait$100$150

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Basic portraits comprise a single character on a simple background.
A $20 design fee is added for characters without a preexisting design for visual reference.

Each additional CHARACTER incurs a base fee of +$30 each.
(Inc. characters and basic animals/creatures.)

Additional FOREGROUND ELEMENTS incur a base fee of $20.
(Inc. small plants, fungi, instruments, basic objects etc.)

Additional BACKGROUND ELEMENTS incur a base fee of $30.
(Inc. landscape features, large plants, structures etc.)

Base rates are in USD and are subject to change wrt complexity.

Email to enquire.


TRADITIONAL CHINESE BRUSH ART

水墨,仕女画, 花鸟画, 山水。
Ink wash, court ladies, flower-and-bird, & shānshuǐ landscapes.


COURT LADIES FIGURE PORTRAIT (仕女画)

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Standard$120$180

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Shìnǚ portraits comprise a single full-body figure on a plain background.
A $20 design fee is added for characters without a preexisting design for visual reference.

Each additional CHARACTER incurs a base fee of +$30 each.
(Inc. characters and basic animals/creatures.)

Additional FOREGROUND ELEMENTS incur a base fee of $20.
(Inc. small plants, fungi, instruments, basic objects etc.)

Additional BACKGROUND ELEMENTS incur a base fee of $30.
(Inc. landscape features, large plants, structures etc.)

Illustrations are drawn in traditional Chinese brush style.

Base rates are in USD and are subject to change wrt complexity.


FLOWER-AND-BIRD (花鸟画)

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Standard$60$95

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Flower-and-Bird paintings comprise one type of fauna and flora.

Each additional FAUNA incurs a base fee of +$35 each.
(Inc. birds, fish, insects, and other basic animals/creatures.)

Each additional FLORA incurs a base fee of $30.
(Inc. flowers, trees, fungi, and other plants etc.)

Base rates are in USD and are subject to change wrt complexity.


SHĀNSHUĬ (山水).

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With Reference$100$130
Without Reference$120$180

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Shānshuǐ paintings comprise a landscape in a minimalist brush style .

Base rates are in USD and are subject to change wrt complexity.

Email to enquire.


GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

Payment is accepted through Paypal (INTL) or direct transfer (NZ).
Please provide any visual references or descriptions you have!

A 50% deposit is required upon acceptance of quote.
Invoice will be sent on confirmation of project completion.
Balance is due within ten days of invoice and is required prior to delivery.

Minor revisions during work-in-progress stage incurs no additional cost.
Any additional work outside the initial brief will be charged accordingly.