in which tea explains her Terms of Service
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Published: November 3, 2013

Basic Rules for Standard Commissions

  • displayed base prices are subject to change according to the complexity, difficulty, size, and medium of each individual piece
  • the artist will not handle depiction of illegal activities, sexually explicit (x-rated) materials, or hateful images. When it comes to non-explicit fetish, violence, blood, etc, work will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • the artist reserves the right to refuse service to any customer at their discretion, as well as the right to issue a refund and cancel a commission due to poor communication, rude or inappropriate behavior, etc
  • the artist will provide email updates on commissions when necessary. Clients are encouraged to check in for updates, assurance, or reminders. Public updates may also be made via (


  • clear and concise text-based references for original characters must be provided by the client, and when possible, additional image references are preferred
  • adjustments of in-progress commissions are allowed at the Work-In-Progress stage, but significant changes or alterations to the WIP or completed image will cost additional fees depending on the extent of the changes


  • payment is currently accepted via paypal only
  • payment is in USD
  • for commissions up to and under $50, the artist will begin the commission only when the full payment has been received
  • the arist will accept half payment upfront and half upon completion for large commissions exceeding $50
  • refunds will be handled on a case-by-case basis and cannot be offered for completed work


  • the artist retains ALL rights to finished artwork unless otherwise discussed prior to payment for the commission, including the right to make prints and merchandise
  • the artist retains the right to display all commissioned work on any personal website, gallery, or journal. If the commissioned work is a time-sensitive gift the artist may delay public showcase at the request of the client
  • the client retains all rights to their respective characters. This does not allow them the rights to the commissioned image
  • the client may not profit from the artwork beyond the resale of a physical original painting or drawing (traditional media only). This includes the sale of the digital files, or rights to the image
  • the client cannot alter the artwork itself. The client may upload the artwork to their personal website or gallery, but credit is required, and it must not be any high resolution or unwatermarked version of the artwork
  • the artist may recycle sketches and preparatory works that were rejected by the commissioner for other commissions or personal works

The client must read, understand, and agree to all the above terms before entering into an agreement with the artist. By sending payment, the client agrees to the above terms.

Contact email is psereniti [at] gmail [dot] com

No commercial use of the artist’s work is allowed without explicit written permission from the artist

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