Artist’s FAQ

How do you price the merchandise for selling?

We provide the prices for the apparels to be sold for which vary per size and style and quantity per order. Pricing ultimately depends on the size of the design and merchandise and colors used per design.

We take into consideration the cost of production, expenses and commission fees in marking prices for the artist and partners. Our merchandises are sold fairly in the market without compromising on quality to ensure customer satisfaction.

What kind of designs can I submit?

Feel free to design and be inspired from any style, thought or idea. Be noted though that it is in our discretion to reject artwork that lacks originality or seems too generic. We need designs that are just like you: awesome, unique and one of a kind.

What are your merchandises made of?

Our t-shirt, long sleeves, tank tops and hoodies pull-up are made from 100% and 60% quality cotton printed using vinyl printing for retail orders and silk screen methods bulk order to compliment each design.

 

How 30% commission per transaction applies?

We offer 30% commission per transaction for retail orders only no matter what the price and currency exchange rate.

For us to offer these awesome designs to the resellers or bulk order customers we are offering it in a lower rate that is why this is subject for quotation depending how we will negotiate to the resellers.

How many design can I send?

As many as you wanted

How to upload my artworks

You can upload your design here. Just make sure you zip your files first before uploading

How do I submit my design?

Follow these steps
Step 1: We require you to sign up as an artist in your account. Fill the required information and wait for your account’s approval before submission.

Step 2: After your account’s approval, you can download our standard mockups in this link, you may start uploading your designs and wait for our approval for every artwork submission.

Do I retain the rights to my design?

Yes the rights to your design are yours. The designs are not exclusive to Grafik Republic.
Unless our partners requested some designs to Grafik Republic.

How do I get paid?

On the studio settings tab:
Please provide your real name, address & selected payment method
(For Gcash method, please provide your Globe mobile number)

As soon as the completion of the customer’s order is met, you will be receiving 30% of the net total of every order. Payments  will be received on your end on the 15th and/or 30th of the month through the following payment service providers:

1. Paypal  (International)
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Please check www.paypal.com for the fees

2. Bank Deposit (in Philippines only)
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Free if branch of account is within Metro Manila

List of banks:
-Allied Bank
-Asia United Bank
-BDO
-BDO Cash Card
-BPI
-BPI Family
-China Bank
-Citibank N.A.
-Eastwest Bank
-HSBC
-Landbank
-Maybank
-Metrobank
-PBCom
-PNB
-PSBank
-RCBC
-Robinsons Bank
-Security Bank
-Security Bank Savings
-UCPB
-Unionbank of the Philippines

3. Cash Pickup (in Philippines only)
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Varies per remittance outlet

-Cebuana Lhuillier Pera Padala
-LBC Pera Padala
-M Lhuillier Kwarta Padala
-Palawan Express Pera Padala

When do I get paid?

Payments are sent out every 15th and 30th of the month.
You may choose to receive your payments from the following partnered payment service providers:

1. Bank Deposit
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Free if branch of account is within Metro Manila

2. Cash Card
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Varies per card

3. Cash Pickup
Processing time: Same business da (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Varies per remittance outlet

How to open a Paypal account?

Here’s how to sign up for a PayPal account:

  1. Go to the PayPal website www.paypal.com and click Sign Up at the top of the page.
  2. Select the “Receive payments with PayPal”
  3. Select your country.
  4. Enter your email address and choose a password.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Fill out the form and enter the CAPTCHA.
  7. Confirm that you’ve read the PayPal User Agreement and click Agree and Create Account.

You can start to use your new PayPal account right away.

 

What are the requirements to open a Paypal account

  1. You can signup to their website without debit or credit card
  2. We recommend to use Union Bank of the Philippines EON account
    • How to get an EON account
      • A screenshot image of your Paypal profile with your full name on it
      • A screenshot image of your Grafik Republic profile with your full name on it
      • 1 Baranggay certficate
      • 2 valid I.D.

What if I don’t have Paypal?

We have partnered with several payment service providers for your convenience.

1. Bank Deposit
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Free if branch of account is within Metro Manila

List of banks:
-Allied Bank
-Asia United Bank
-BDO
-BDO Cash Card
-BPI
-BPI Family
-China Bank
-Citibank N.A.
-Eastwest Bank
-HSBC
-Landbank
-Maybank
-Metrobank
-PBCom
-PNB
-PSBank
-RCBC
-Robinsons Bank
-Security Bank
-Security Bank Savings
-UCPB
-Unionbank of the Philippines

2. Cash Pickup
Processing time: Same business day (Mondays to Fridays) for orders placed before 10 AM
Fees: Varies per remittance outlet

-Cebuana Lhuillier Pera Padala
-LBC Pera Padala
-M Lhuillier Kwarta Padala
-Palawan Express Pera Padala

 

Can I sell my design elsewhere?

Yes you may. Your designs are not exclusive to Grafik Republic therefore you may use your design in whatever medium or for monetary gain elsewhere.

What kind of files should I be uploading/submitting?

You are required to upload your design on our provided the standard mockup which you can download in this link as well as a printable file. Both files should be zipped in AI and EPS format only.

How do I know if I’m earning?

You can check your sales and report on your dashboard in this link

Can I promote my design on my own?

Yes you may promote your designs to boost your sales.

Can I delete my account and submission?

Yes, you can delete your submission on your dashboard by going to this link.
Once its deleted we will stop producing or showing it to the shopping page.

How many colors can I use for my design?

Designs are limited to 1-4 colors for apparels (shirts, longsleeves, hoodies, tank tops) unless you submit a photographic design, We recommend using less colors on your design. You could do it! Challenge your inner creativity!

Also, the more colors you use, the higher we have to price your apparels for selling. The more colors used in your artwork, the higher the cost of its production and selling price.

There are no limits for designs for decal, sticker and gadget skin design submissions.

What kind of mediums can I use for my designs?

For apparels (shirt, longsleeve, tank top, hoodie), you may use any medium (photo, sketch, painting) as long as they use 1-4 colors for solid colored designs, no color limitations for photographic designs. You are required to submit it in a high resolution digital format.

For your art submissions, you need to zip your work which should be saved in .eps & .ai only