(20% Commission on sales)
all artists to join this website and we are keen to expand the
range of work exhibited. We would love to include; Sculpture, Jewellery,
Furniture, Animation, Calligraphy & Glass amongst
the services already offered.Benefits
Unlike most galleries, artists exhibiting on the internet have
their work accessible to everyone around the world at any time.
This has obvious benefits for artists and their clients.
don't need to have any knowledge of computers or the internet.
Just supply the images and text and it is all done for you.
can gain all the benefits of a prominent web presence without the
hassle and expense of setting up their own website.
have their own individual address, so your page can be accessed
directly form their portfolio page- www.chameleon-arts.com/name/folio.html
Artists have their own e-mail address: (email@example.com)
(All enquires come through Chameleon Design and are forwarded
to the respective artist)
may have their own website, but there are still obvious advantages
in expanding your visability on the web. The more presence you
have on the net- the more chance you have of being found. Chameleon-arts.com
has been online since 1996 and has high listings in the major search
engines. (try searching for participating artists names)Why
only take out one advertisement when you can have more?
Few advertising options offer so much for so little cost! (compare
the cost of taking out a black and white business card sized ad in
your local paper for one day!)
Being a part of a collective site of specialist artists is good for
raising awareness of your work and your name. People browsing the
site are likely to be doing so because they have an interest in art
and design and people who view one artist's work will be likely to
look at more. Artists
who join this site are in good company. Chameleon-Arts prides itself
in the high standards of work we display and we host the works
of some well known contemporary artists.
Chameleon-Arts encourages artists to let others know about the site.
Use the site to show prospective clients or buyers your portfolio
Tell other artists who may be interested in joining the site about
the benefits. Artists
can benefit from Chameleon Design's advertising and direct links
and refferrals from every website created by Chameleon Design.Artists
set their own fees and prices for their own work -Prices displayed
should include the 20% commisison, so artists get the price they
Because of the low commission artists can sell work at realistic
(not gallery) prices.Artists
can use the talents and services of others on this site if they
wish, or even share commissions, skills, knowledge and information.
Do You Get?
All artists have their own Portfolio Page which
could contain up to 20 images (full colour) and
around 150 words of information about yourself
and your work.
Each image on the artist's portfolio page can link to individual
pages containing a larger vesion of the work and information such
as size dimensions, medium and prices.
site is easy to navigate and each page has links to the Portfolio
Index, Gallery and Enquiry Form and Shop All
artists are included in these pages with links to their individual
The Gallery section of the site is where artists
are represented collectively by subject- (all the illustrators
are represented on one page for example).
One image in the gallery links to individual artists Portfolio page.
Shop is a new section
of the site where buyers
can pay with their credit/debit card or via paypal. Only work
that is 'confirmed' to be for sale can be listed here and artists
are required to notify Chameleon Design if any advertised work
is no longer available for sale.
to 20 pages linked from your
enlarged images and information about each piece of work)
• Cross Referenced links
throughout the site
(Portfolio, Gallery, Sitemap, Enquiry
Form & Shop)
• internal e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org)
enquiries are forwarded on to your own e-mail address)
• Only 20% commission charged on sales
through the site.
• Free Updates to your page
helps to keep the site fresh and the work current- (allow 2
takes a 20% commission on any sales of work gained
through the site. Artists can cover this cost by adding 20% to
the prices given. Some Galleries charge up to 50% commission or
Clients can contact Chameleon Design through the site, (by direct
e-mail or via the enquiry form). They may indicate a preference for
a particular artist's work.
(If they don't indicate a preference Chameleon Design will contact
the artist or artists most suited to the commission).
Artists are not obliged to accept work and all artists set their
own prices or fees.
Once a sale is made or a price acceptable to both parties client
and artist are then put in contact with each other.
When a sale is made or the commission is done, the artist is either
paid directly by the client which means they retain 80% and 20% is
paid to Chameleon Design. Or else Chameleon Design is paid directly
by the client and 80% is paid to the artists.Subsequent
commissions through the same client is also subject to commission.Supplying
Images and Text
Send images via e-mail or by post on CD/DVD in
preferably .jpg (jpeg) format.
Tiff, PDF, Pict, Eps, Bmp or Abobe Photoshop or Illustrator Format
are also acceptable as are Flash or Shockwave animations, or Quicktime
or Avi movie formats.
Images do not need to be high resolution as they will
be downsampled to 72ppi at approx 200 to 400 pixels high.
For downsampling please send images at about 400pixels high at 150ppi.
Non Digital Images
If sending images by post, send clear photographs or original artwork
in a flat hard-backed envelope or cardboard tube. Images are scanned
inclusive of set up charge.
Please remember to include postage fees to return artwork.
Your Text Information
You are free to say whatever you wish, general information about
your work is typical. You should use this as an opportunity for self
promotion. Supply text preferably in digital format by e-mail or
in a CD/DVD. Otherwise send clearly handwritten or typed text.
If relevant, please also include details as to title, dimensions, medium and price for
each piece of work submitted. Other
Chameleon-arts.com is open to expanding
the range of subjects on offer to include other creative/artistic
subjects such as: Multimedia, Printed textiles, Copywriting, Printmaking, Calligraphy etc..We
would also like to see other subject areas grow: Graphic
Design, Ceramics, Jewellery, Furniture Design, Glass, Photography,
Animation and Sculpture. If
you are interested in joining the website please get in touch.
Design can not guarantee that artists will sell work through the
site, but many do and there is equal opportunity for all.Contacting
When e-mailing or writing please include your contact details-
name, address, telephone number and e-mail and
if possible a sample of your work as a .jpg attachment or .pdf file.
You will be contacted shortly afterwards.
40 Warrender Park Terrace
Telephone 0131 229 7615
Mobile 0780 488 9450 e-mail email@example.com