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"Bursch, Catherine M (DFG)" <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 19 Feb 2009 08:46:37 -0900
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I myself did a pretty thorough search for a decent Atlantic salmon
illustration for a display I designed here in Alaska; this was a couple
of years ago.
If you want any more info on what to look for in resources and who has
already done good Atlantic salmon, you can contact me personally.
There is a big difference in how the farmed Atlantics look compared to
the wild, for one thing. Good luck, Catie

Catherine Bursch
Education Assistant/Illustrator
Kachemak Bay Research Reserve
95 Sterling Hwy., Suite 2
Homer, Alaska  99603
check out 

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[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Nick Mayer
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 8:21 AM
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Subject: Re: [SCIART] Help with Fish Illustration Cost Estimate

Hi Frank,
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:

> nick,
> 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.
> -f
>> Greetings,
>> 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  
>> project:
>> 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
> -- 
> Frank Ippolito
> Principal Scientific Assistant
> Div. Vertebrate Paleontology
> American Museum of Natural History
> Central Park West at 79th Street
> NY    NY    10024
> (212) 769-5812
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