Commission Status: OPEN (limited availability);
Pre-Show Commissions: All Conventions & Shows

The following is for private commissions only; not work for publication. Use the link at the bottom of this page for inquiries and requests (include the word COMMISSION in your message title).

For inquiries about and availability for freelance writing & art, please use the Contact Page (prices & terms differ).


Base prices for a single character custom art, with minimalist background or background color (listed “Black & White / Color”). Examples:

6″x8″ & Sketchbooks
(B&W / Color)
9″x12″ / Sketch Covers (B&W/Col)
11″ x 17″*
(B&W / Color)
Pre-Show/Mail Only
Bust= $30 / $50 Bust= $100 / $150 ¾ Figure= $300 / $350
¾ Figure= $75 / $100 ¾ Figure= $200 / $250 Full Body= $400 / $500

Acrylic Painting Mixed-Media Commissions

Bust= $200 / ¾ Figure= $250
BG= +$150

¾ Figure= $300 / Full Body= $450
BG= +$200


Ex Character= $50 / $100 each
(based on size)
Detailed BG= +$25 – $250
(based on size & artist’s discretion)

Wraparound Sketch Covers= [price] x 2

NOTE: An additional charge of up to $200 per piece may be added for intricate details and/or colors at the artist’s discretion. This will be discussed and agreed upon by the artist and commissioner before the commission is begun.


By hiring J. M. DeSantis for a commission you agree to and understand the following: Private Commissions (art or writing) are for personal use only; no reproductions or publications may be made using commissioned art or writing, unless requested and by the written permission of J. M. DeSantis (this includes NFTs, AI-generated works, and derivative works of all kinds). All pricing is subject to change at the artist’s discretion.


J. M. DeSantis currently accepts payment through PayPal and Venmo.

  • Half (1/2) Payment Due before J. M. DeSantis will begin your commission (non-refundable)
  • Remaining (2/2) Payment Due at or before delivery of the final piece

Please do not send any payment until the commission has been agreed upon and you have been placed in J. M.’s commission schedule. Receipts are available upon request.


Shipping is available anywhere in the world. Shipping charges will apply (higher charges outside of the United States). Pickup available at conventions or at mutual meeting places at a reasonable distance from J. M. DeSantis’s studio in Northern New Jersey, USA.


Please include the word COMMISSION in your message or e-mail title (so it doesn’t get lost). E-mail: jay-em-dee-at-jay-em-dee-san-tis-dot-cahm (spelled “phonetically” to avoid junk mail)