Questions

...WHICH ARE FREQUENTLY ASKED

You will find here a quick answer for your questions.

For customers For artists

 

Answers

FOR CUSTOMERS

How do I apply to an artist?

You found an artist you like?
Great! Click on «Contact this artist».
Describe what you want and add your email address in the designated panel.
Now click on «Contact».
The artist will contact you soon.

Can I contact several artists at the same time?

Of course you can!
Keep in mind, an artist might refuse to do a commission,
if he or she would prefer to do a different project.
Just in case you should put back enough money to pay for all the commissions,
you asked for. Maybe all contacted artists would like to realize them.

How can I check back on an artist?

The artist can contact you via the email address
you entered as part of your commission request.
So you can talk about the commission with him/her.
You can contact him or her by his/her gallery.

When should I pay?

As soon as possible.
Many artists won't start a commission that isn't fully paid in advance.
The last possible date is 31.08.2017!

To which bank account shall I transfer the payment for my commission?

Please transmit the money to the «Naturama» account
to the bank account:
Name: Tabea Riemer
IBAN: DE61 2586 2292 0137 3765 00
BIC: GENODEF1EUB

or via paypal to: info@naturama-projekt.org.

What should I quote in the subject of the bank transfer?

The artists name and your name!
This is important so that all incoming ammounts can be
allocated correctly.

Why do I have to pay extra postal charges for some artists?

Shipping of physical drawings comes with mailing expenses.
Some artists want to be compensated for these costs.
In such cases, please transfer the commission coast to the «Naturama» account and
postal charges directly to the artist.
To play it safe, please ask the artist in advance how he/she wants to handle mailing expenses.

When do I get my picture?

As soon as the commission is done, at least at the 15.09.2017.
If any commission should not have been delivered until this date,
please contact the «Naturama» te.am immediately

Where is my money going?

Every artist chooses an animal he/she wants
to support via the «Naturama» project.
At the artist register you can see which animal every artist will support.
The goals are as described in more detail in the «donations» category.
All money will be donated without deductions.
Basically the charities we support are:
the tiger, as our campaign animals «Thera» shows,
the shark protection of the SharkProject,
the wolf protection of the WWF,
the wildlife park Lüneburger Heide for reintroduction of endangered animals
and taking care of injured birds of prey,
the Hamburg 1841 e.V. society of animal protection
saving abandoned house pets,
the Greenpeace to protect the marine diversity,
the NABU Rügen, preserving wild bees,
the B.U.N.D. supporting bats
and the IgelArche to help ill and injured hedgehogs.

How does the tombola work?

As soon as you paid your commission,
you will get a lottery number and your name will be added to
the «tombola list».
Some dedicated artists are donating giveaways for this raffle.
When the «Naturama» project ends,
the winners will be drawn by lot, which will receive the bonus price.
Maybe you will be one of the lucky ones!
You can find the raffle with the list and the prices,
if you click the tombola-tiger.

FOR ARTISTS

Who can participate in the «Naturama» project?

Every artist who wants to can join in!
No matter which kind of art you do - digital, handicrafts, poems or knitting
- your can offer whatever you want.
Every participating artist helps to protect nature.

How can I register as an artist?

Please send a mail to: info@naturama-projekt.org.
We will contact you soon and send you a questionnaire
you need to fill out.

Can I offer several pieces of art?

Of course!
There are no restrictions. Merely the content of your art
should conform to the specifications of the «Naturama» project.
You will finde them in the questionaire.

What happens if I don't find a client?

Don't feel sad about it, this is no problem!
Your wish to preserve nature is what matters!

Where is the money going my clients pay?

You choose an animal you wants
to support via the «Naturama» project.
The goals are as described in more detail in the «donations»
category. All money will be donated without deductions.
Basically the charities we support are:
the tiger, as our campaign animals «Thera» shows,
the shark protection of the SharkProject,
the wolf protection of the WWF,
the wildlife park Lüneburger Heide for reintroduction of endangered animals
and taking care of injured birds of prey,
the Hamburg 1841 e.V. society of animal protection
saving abandoned house pets,
the Greenpeace to protect the marine diversity,
the NABU Rügen, preserving wild bees,
the B.U.N.D. supporting bats
and the IgelArche to help ill and injured hedgehogs.

Can I support different animals or charities?

Of course, you can mix and match as you wish!

What's this years campaign animal?

The campaign animal is the yearly mascot of the «Naturama» project.
Out of three animals, which have been proposed by the «Naturama» team,
gets agreed upon by last years participating artists.
Of all collected charity money 15 % goes directly towards preservation of this animal.
The campaign animal of 2017 is the tiger!

Do I have to advertise?

Yes. You shall post at least one advertising journal.
It can be helpful to find a client and it supports the project,
to reach a lot of people.

How can I promote the project?

You can put advertising into your DeviantArt journal
or in other forums, into your banner and signature. Of course you can tell your friends
and your familiy about the project. Or start some advertising in your signature.
You can find advertising banners when you click on our tiger «Thera».
The «Naturama» project is also on twitter and facebook!
The account-address can be found on our main page.

When may I start to advertise?

You can start right now!

When can I start to draw/create art?

You can start right now!

When has my client to pay?

As soon as possible, but at least until the 31.08.2017!

What is the bank account my customer shall wire the commission pay to?

Please tell your customer to transmit the money to the «Naturama» account
to the bank account:
Name: Tabea Riemer
IBAN: DE61 2586 2292 0137 3765 00
BIC: GENODEF1EUB

or via paypal to: info@naturama-projekt.org.

What should be quoted in the subject of the bank transfer?

The clients name and your name!
That's important so that all incoming ammounts can be
allocated correctly.

Do I have to pay extra postal charges if I offer traditional paintings or other physical crafts?

No, of course you don't have to.
The postal charges will be paid by the client and transferred directly to you.
But please inform your client beforehand about any extra charges that may arise.

When should my art be delivered to my client?

The «Naturama» project ends in the autumn of 2017.
Your artwork/s should be on their way until the 15.09.2017.
If you should have some problems to finish your artwork just in time, it isn't that bad.
But please contact the «Naturama» team early enough in this case
via info@naturama-projekt.org.

Am I allowed to decline a customer?

Of course and without explaining it.
You shall have fun during the project, so please chose only
commission-offers, you would like to work them out.

What should I do if my client cannot be contacted?

Please contact the «Naturama» team via: info@naturama-projekt.org.
So we can try together to handle the situation and contact the customer.

 

Found no answer? Click on Contact and you will find the mail-adress to ask the team directly.