Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I link to you site?
A: Yes Please! It would be greatly appreciated if you are an artist of have a fantasy site, I will reciprocate. Please link to www.sarahaldenart.com
Q: Does Sarah do commissions or requests?
A: Commission’s are closed right now, Sarah is currently working on a very large personal project.
She does appreciate hearing peoples feedback on which style’s they would like to see more of, she will take it into great consideration for future works. Commissions are rare when open because she finds that she is the sort of artist whose current frame of mind greatly influences her artwork.
Q: How soon will my prints be shipped out?
A: Within 1-3 business days.
Q: What shipping methods do you use?
A: We use First Class Domestic shipping to the US and for international mail it will be sent First Class International.
Q: What service do you use for payment?
A: We use payapl, for its reliability, security, and buyer protection.
Q: Can I pay with a credit card through Paypal even though I don’t have a Paypal account?
A: Yes! Paypal has the option of signing up for a Paypal account or not when you are ready to check out. Debit cards that display the VISA logo will be accepted also. Debit cards that do not have the VISA logo will not be accepted however.
Q: What if I don’t have a Paypal account or a credit card? Can I pay with a check or money order?
A: Yes! I do accept checks (which will need to clear first before shipping the order), money orders, and cashier’s checks. Please contact me via the contact us link on the sidebar and we can work out the details.
Q: Is your work available for licensing?
A: Yes it is, depending on the product, please contact me about your licensing agreements.
Q: What if I See Misuse of Sarah’s Art?
A: If you see any misuse of Sarah’s art anywhere (illegal commercial usage, usage against the usage policy, etc.) feel free to let us know via the contact page. We greatly appreciated your help and concern.
Q: Does Sarah allow tattoo’s of her work?
A: Not at this time, all of Sarah’s works are copyrighted solely to her, any use or misuse of her images are a copyright offense. Unless written permission by the artist herself was given.
Q: What type of paper and inks are used?
A: Prints are produced on high quality fine archival papers with 100 year inks on a professional Epson printer. We want to ensure you have the best quality available so that your prints will last a life time under normal lighting conditions.
Q: Where will my print be hand signed at?
A: Print’s will be hand signed on the back, unless the customer makes a special request in the note section of their order.
Q: I would like a different size print then what is available, Can I get a different size? Or can I get an item with a specific print on it, that is not listed?
A: Sometimes, it greatly depends. Please email us about special requests and we will let you know if it is possible.
Inspirational and Fun Facts about Sarah
Q: Where does your inspirations and ideas come from?
A: My inspiration comes from many areas in life; personal experiences, family, friends, emotions, fashion, music, daily life, nature, and pure randomness (mostly this one).
Q: What material’s and process do you use?
A: I am a traditional trained watercolor artist, so I use the tube kind of watercolor paint, and micron pen. I have a variety of brushes but my favorite is my W&N Kolinsky Sable #4 Brush. I normally paint on Arches 140lb cold press watercolor paper. My process is always growing with each painting I do. I like to challenge myself and try new things or way’s I haven’t before. The majority of the time though I will start with the skin tones and figure first.
Q: What is your favorite Brand of paint?
A: Daniel Smith paints are my absolute favorite, they have real ground mineral paints, so you are painting with the actual rock or mineral. I love working with grainy paints so they are perfect for me. Over half of my paints are Daniel Smith.
Q: What kind of music do you listen to while painting?
A: It really depends on my mood but I find the most inspiring and creative flow from Electronica and Trance. My favorites being Blackmill, Armin Van Buuren, and Tiesto. I also enjoy listening to Tori Amos, Florence + The Machine, and Chris Brown to name a few, but there’s many others.
Q: Do you have an hobbies?
A: Yes! Other then painting, I enjoy video games and collection My Little Pony’s!