How to Commission Your First Piece of Art

Though it sounds like a luxury reserved for the rich and famous, commissioning a piece of artwork is easier than ever these days. Discovering artists across the globe—be they professional creatives, design students, or even moonlighters who paint on the side—is as simple as scrolling through Instagram. And making commissions isn't as cost-prohibitive as you might imagine. If you’ve ever considered commissioning an original piece, and wondered how to go about the process (or what to do if you hate the piece), keep reading for our tips and tricks.