Thanks so much for your advice-- do you know of any online resources
comparable to the GAG text?
On Feb 19, 2009, at 11:04 AM, Frank Ippolito wrote:
> all good things to consider. but rather than asking, you should
> outline what your deal is. offer an estimate on the geo they
> stipulated, giving numbers for both non-exclusive and exclusive,
> limited-market. (do find out if this is a coffee table book, popular
> guide, or textbook.) and state that you will supply hi res digital
> artwork (original art is no longer on the table these days). the
> numbers you arrive at can be found using a guide such as the GAG
> pricing and ethical guidelines. ' luck.
>> I've noticed that fellow GNSI members often bounce ideas of one
>> another regarding cost estimates and contract stipulations. I am
>> preparing a cost estimate in response to the email below and am
>> asking the follow- up questions: Any help anyone can provide is
>> greatly appreciated, Thank you.
>> I will need to produce a new illustration specifically for this
>> 1. I would like to retain copyright, is this an issue?
>> 2. Does your company require exclusive rights in the UK?
>> 2. If so, would these rights have a fixed time period?
>> 3. I assume I will retain the original art and you will require a
>> high res file?
>> 4. What is the maximum size the image will be printed at?
>> I work for a design company in London and I am currently working
>> on a cover of a book about the life of an Atlantic Salmon. We
>> would like to find a detailed anatomical drawing of the fish, and
>> having seen your work, I was wondering firstly if you had any
>> suitable existing drawings that we might be able to use? If not,
>> how much would your fees be to commission you to do a new
>> illustration? We'd need rights for UK and Commonwealth excluding
>> Canada, print-run no more than 10,000. Also, what information
>> would we need to provide you with and roughly how long would it
>> take you to complete?
>> Nick Mayer
>> Escape Studio
>> 1497 West Hill Road
>> Lincoln, VT 05443
>> tel. 802.453.7005
>> web www.escapestudio.org
> Frank Ippolito
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> Div. Vertebrate Paleontology
> American Museum of Natural History
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