terms and conditions


Terms and conditions as a caricaturist, cartoonist, illustrator, workshop, live on venue

1. You can take an option in our agenda for a performance and/or workshop as a caricature artist or cartoonist

Taking an option on Marion and Hugo in our agenda is for free, without booking-obligation. Please provide date of your event, venue-region, performance hours and your contact information for option control, please by email. If we receive another request from someone else for that same date in the meantime, we will get in touch with you and will ask if you want to book, extend or cancel the option. If you can’t decide, or if you are out of reach your option will be cancelled or moved to a second spot or lower rate in ranking.
Option disclaimer: You can not claim booking rights on option reservations.
Options are a free agenda service of us.

2. You can cancel an option

You can cancel an option anytime, without reason, for free. No additional costs charged.

3. To book a live performance

After your decision to hire us, Marion/Hugo will send you a pdf contract. Please check and sign and thus confirm the booking engagement, which is planned in our agenda and to which both parties are committed. For that we like to receive your booking-details: date, performance hours, venue, name of client, contact & invoice details, contact person on venue and mobile phonenumber. An alternative is by email confirmation for a mutual agreed booking engagement .

4. Invoice and payment

After booking by contract or email confirmation, we will send you an invoice around the date of the performance.
Money can be transferred by bank (standard procedure), or in cash at the venue before or right after the gig.

5. Performances outdoor

Open air performances must always take place under some sort of roofing. Exposure to direct sunlight and rain or wind are unacceptable circumstances for us to work under.
Drawing on paper / beermat at 15º-35º Celsius, dry weather conditions and back-up shelter if it starts to rain or worse…
Paper is sensitive to atmospheric humidity, also under open air roofing. Humidity can become too high.
Drawing digitally on tablet : only at 18º-30º Celsius, only in tent and 100% sheltered against rain, storm, snow, hail etc. No direct sunlight. Electricity: 220V power is needed for a digital caricature show.

6. Performance indoor

Performance indoor is possible under all circumstances except in front of loud audio speakers or in unlighted areas.
Hugo and Marion can bring light, 220V is needed on venue. For a digital caricature show 220V as powersupply for digital tablet, tv, printer, display and spot set-up.

7. To cancel a booking

If you cancel a booking without valid reason, the following percentages of the booking fee will be charged. Except when cancelling is due to circumstances out of one’s control or agreed differently.
Cancelling fee without reason:

0 - 8 days before performance-date………100%
8 - 15 days………………………………….. 75%
16 - 36 days…………………………………. 50%
37 - 60 days …..…………………………… 25%

The cancellation is free of charge when there is a valid and plausible reason out of the client’s control or when the booking is rescheduled to another date under similar conditions. This by mutual agreement.
In return we are obliged to comply to our contracts as caricature and cartoon artists. The client can claim similar percentage cancelling fees on us if we cancel a booking without valid reason, out of our control or without professional stand-in arrangement. Hugo and Marion are always dedicated to arrange a professional stand-in for the client in case of cancelling a booking. (No guarantee nor obligation for stand-in arrangement)

8. Copyright , publication and sharing

Caricatures, cartoons and workshops

You can take pictures and video recordings of us for your event coverage. We appreciate it if you mention our names when you share or publish pictures or video footage of us during our performance. Promotional and commercial use in open public media of our live caricature, cartoon or workshop performances, please in mutual agreement with us.
We also may take some pictures during our performance as a caricature artist or portrait sketch artist for our portfolio. For instance: a person showing her or his caricature to spectators for a laugh or admiration. We ask permission before taking a picture of the person acting in the caricature. As an exception we might make a video recording (under similar conditions as taking pictures.)
You can withdraw, modify or delete your consent for taking or using your picture or video, in which you are exposed at anytime. Read our privacy statement on our website www.sneltekenaars.com