Painting/Painters: Averages $50-125 per hour, per artist, based on artists skill/ how many hours/ type of event. Call or email to get your hourly rate. There is a one-hour minimum booking time. One Artist can paint approximately 5 to 15 faces per hour depending on the size and intricacy of the designs. Be sure to book your time accordingly to avoid leaving anyone out. PLEASE do not ask us to disappoint any guests due to lack of time booked. Sometimes we have an event booked right after yours and we may not be able to stay past the contracted stop time. If you exceed the time booked and we are available to stay, it will be charged in fifteen-minute increments. Client will pay for the time booked plus overrun, even if Client has delayed the time we start the actual painting. All foreseen charges are to be paid to The Artist on the day of the event, in the form of cash, card or check made out to LuLu’s Face Painting. Additional unforeseen fees and charges are also to be paid on the day of the event. Client must pay for a minimum of 1 hour even if Client uses Artists for less than 1 hour. Completed contract AND a deposit of $50 must be received prior to the event to hold the desired date. The deposit must be received within 2 days of receiving the contract for it to be binding otherwise the Client runs the risk of losing that date.
Travel/setup/other fees: Travel fees apply to all events. Travel fees are calculated at $0.75 per mile, per artist, traveled to location. Depending on the location of your event, there may be a charge for outdoor, lengthy or difficult setup - usually $20, and for travel further than 30 miles, but please contact us for a quote. Tolls and parking must be reimbursed to artist the day of the event. Should a check be returned, there is a $30 returned check fee. Transactions made my credit card or Paypal incur a %2.75 service fee.ParkingPlease either leave a space open in front of the house on the street or in the driveway so Artist can unload equipment. Any situation where the Artist may need to carry equipment long distances could incur additional charges. The Client will reimburse Artists for any parking fees.
A minimum of 6’ x 6’ space, adequate lighting, bathroom facilities, a place to dispose of our painting water and 15-20 minutes of setup and take down time is required, we arrive early to do this free of charge. At The Client’s request, a table and seating will be provided by The Artist, free of charge. Please ensure that the location has adequate lighting.
2 Options for Outdoor Setup
(1) You provide us with sun/wind/rain shelter, table, 2 chairs per Artist, and adequate space and lighting to paint. We will need 15-20 minutes to set up / take down in this case. Early arrival for setup is free of charge in this instance.*(2) We can bring our easy-up shelter, table, and chairs for an additional charge of $10. We will need 30 minutes before the event to set up in this case. If you have a particularly difficult location to set up in, usually involving long distances to haul equipment, additional charges may apply (contact us for a quote). We require a minimum of 10’L x 10’W x 11’ H of level space for our canopy, adequate lighting, access to a rest room and a place to dispose of our painting water. Please do not water your lawn on the day of your party, or soak it heavily the previous day if possible.
Weather (for outdoor events)
While Client can choose to pay for the Artist to bring an EZ Up shelter, for the comfort of your guests and our artists, the client agrees to provide a work area with protection from extreme temperatures, sun, rain, snow and excessive wind. Client is responsible for providing an alternate indoor location in the event of inclement weather. The client agrees to pay the full amount contracted once the painter has arrived at the event location, even if it is raining. Please list an alternate indoor location on the front of the contract as we do not offer refunds for inclement weather.
Breaks and Stop Time
Artists will have paid breaks of 5-10 minutes every two hours and access to a rest room. If you have booked by the hour, it is your responsibility to limit additional guests from requesting service at these times. Please book enough time to have all your guests painted to avoid this disappointment.
Cancellations / Refunds / Reschedule
Should you need to reschedule, please do so as soon as possible prior to the event and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs, but please be aware your new date may not be available. If you need to cancel the event, you will not receive a refund on your deposit. We do not offer refunds for inclement weather so please secure an alternate indoor location for your event in advance. Should our artist get sick/ have to cancel, we will fully refund you your deposit and do our best to assist you in finding another face painter if requested.
Limitations On Artwork
Artists will not paint subject matter she deems offensive or disturbing.
Extreme Adverse Working Conditions
Artist has the right to cease painting and leave without refunding any monies if there are extreme adverse working conditions and the Client fails to remedy the situation after it has been brought to the Client’s attention. Adverse conditions included but not limited to: destructive, violent, or extreme inappropriate behavior of a child, pet or adult; illegal activities; or otherwise dangerous conditions.
While we use ONLY FDA approved cosmetic grade face painting supplies, The Artist is not liable for any bodily damage caused by glitter or paints. Cosmetic brushes and supplies are constantly disinfected to assure the highest level of sanitation. Our cosmetic paints also contain a natural anti-bacterial agent. People with skin allergies or sensitive skin should either not participate, or have The Artist perform a patch test at the beginning of the party.The Client understands that darker face paints will linger and must be removed with mild soap, water and washcloth. For safety reasons, The Artist will not paint children under 1years old or anyone who is unwilling. For sanitary reasons, The Artist will not paint anyone who is or appears to The Artist to be sick or suffering from cold sores, conjunctivitis, ringworm, sunburn, eczema, any infectious skin condition or open wounds. These determinations are at The Artist’s discretion.The Artist will use reasonable care, but is not responsible for damage to clothing or property. The Client agrees to pay for any accidents or injuries caused by pets or guests, and/or any damage to The Artist’s equipment or supplies caused by pets, lawn sprinklers, or guests.Under no circumstances will The Artist supervise children. Their behavior and safety is the Clients and/or Parents responsibility. It is The Clients responsibility to gain permission from the parents of minors to allow The Artist to paint their children. It is vital that The Client make parents aware they are allowing The Artist to paint their children at their own risk.The Client acknowledges that there are risks inherent with live entertainment. These include, but are not limited to, dangers from tripping over equipment, dangers from paint and paintbrushes. The Client assumes the liability for all such risks and agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Lulu Redder and against any and all accidents, claims, judgments, cost or liability for damage, injury to any person or property during the Event including time of setup and take down, by guest and staff.
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