An AO Original – For Fans, Collectors and Families
The Commission Work by AO
AO, an extraordinary sports painter, portrait painter, designer and artist, out of Kansas City, with an exceptional eye for layout, composition and the addition touch of grit to his work.
Every project is designed with thought, intent, passion and over 20 years of art & design experience.
*Please note, an AO Original is different than an AO Live Painting piece. Please visit his Live Painting page for fundraising opportunities.
Prices / Fees
Project fees vary. We understand budgets and the love of original art for your home, business or man/woman-cave.
AO’s most common sizes for original art are 2ft x 3ft (24″x36″), 3ft x 4ft (36″x48″) or larger, but if your wall space or budget is for something smaller, we totally understand, just e-mail or give us a call (leave a message) via our contact page.
I am always glad to chat with our clients about their budgets and I can create pieces for home, business or loved one.
Price Range for Original Art
Sports & Portrait Art
AO’s original sports and portrait painting commissions range from approx. $2,500* to 3,200* for a minimum 2ft x 3ft piece (*shipping, handling and tax added after), and can take 4-6 weeks to complete.
AO’s 3ft x 4ft commission pieces range from approx. $4,200-5,000* and up (*shipping, handling and tax added after) and can take 6-8 weeks to complete.
Comic Book Art
AO’s original comic book and character art commissions range from approx. $1,300* to $1,800* for a minimum 2ft x 3ft piece. (*shipping, handling and tax added after) and can take 4-6 weeks to complete.
AO’s 3ft x 4ft commission pieces range from approx. $2,500 to 3,500* and up (*shipping, handling and tax added after) and can take 6-8 weeks to complete.
(Web, graphic, logo design, consulting and other non-painting work are based on an hourly wage.)
Here’s How It Works…
Your Commission / Freelance Project
Please rest assured, AO treats all commissions/freelance projects with the utmost attention and care, no matter what the subject or size.
Get a Quote
Give us details about what you would like painted, designed, drawn. Let AO ask a few questions and listen to your ideas, vision, needs and concerns. Then let’s discuss details (reference images, price, size*, S&H, etc.)
Visit our Contact page then we will contact you within 2-3 business days and discuss the project.
Down Payment – Secures Your Place on the AO’s Project List
The down payment starts gets the project rolling. Once AO believes your project can fit within his and your schedule, that he can meet your deadline, and once your down payment is receive, you will be notified and your project is secured and locked-in on the AOART5 Project List and can not be bumped.
Down Payment is Non-Refundable
The down payment is non-refundable incase the customer decides to cancel the order after the project materials (rights to all photography, reference materials, canvas, paint, sketches, etc.) have been purchased, layout, design, finalized, applied and months/weeks reserved for your project work.
Making a Down Payment
We’ll invoice you with down payment amount – via PayPal.
AOART5 Project List
Once your down payment is receive, you will be notified and your project is secured and locked-in on the AOART5 Project List and can not be bumped.
Payment Process 3 Steps
1) Place Down Payment (see above)
2) Pay amount requested (1/3 – 1/2) of the quoted amount
3) Final amount paid before shipped, pick-up or delivery
By AO – If AO/AOART5 LLC cancels the project for any personal/business and if he is not able to work on the project after receiving a down payment, the customer will be refunded in full – 100%.
By Customer – If customer cancels before start, AOART5 keeps half of the down payment.
If project started and order cancelled for whatever reason, the initial down payment is non-refundable.
If client cancel your order and AO completes the project on his own, the piece may be available and open to any buyer to purchase.
Kansas taxes apply for all applicable sales.
Shipping / Handling (US Only*)
If not in the KC Metro Area, or unable to pick up the piece in KC, AOART5 studio will build a custom crate container for out of city shipping, and we will be glad to ship it to you*.
*For pieces shipped outside of the KC Metro area: An additional amount (approx. $300) will have to be added for a custom crate, shipping and handling (S&H) of your piece. The S&H amount will be determined based off of your address, so amounts will vary based on distance and size of the piece. All charged amounts (prices, S&H, delivery, taxes, etc.) will be discussed/quoted before work starts.