DCP™ Color Services 

DCP™ offers three economical packages that include a view!
Painters – Homeowners – Architects – Builders – Designers
Here are the Details

 Are you frustrated by trying to work with the other online color selection services?
We make it easy for you because we actually Do it for you – all you need to do is supply the picture. Check out the details to see how it works.

See it before you paint
We can do up to 50 different subject-areas per image, for the highest quality color viewing application.

  • In all cases, you send me an image of your house or other building—as it looks right now. Improve your view with photo correction.
  • Even if you have selected colors yourself, you always have options to add consultation services at any time you need more color ideas.
  • You receive a .pdf or .jpg of your image(s) with your new colors applied!

Some call it  “Virtual Painting” but our Designer Color Palettes™ services are very real!

DCP-One: Exterior or Interior
When you already know the brand and paint colors you want to use.

  1. You’ll send me a digital image of your home or other building.
  2. You can also use your images of interiors.
  3. You will let me know which of your pre-selected colors (including paint brand) you want to see on the various sections of your home.
  4. I’ll do the work! Then, you’ll see what you’ve selected—before you paint.
  5. Flat rate price is per image (view), with colors you have asked to see.
  6. “More Colors” option to add subsequent new colors selections that you request, added to the same image.
  7. One “house view” image is included for each level of service. Preparing additional images: $125 each, showing the same colors from another view (using images that you provide).

Price per image with your selected colors. Flat rate based on number of colors and details.
Using the colors you have already selected, in the places you want to see them used.

  • $125. DCP One-a:  Includes using one image/view. Includes up to 4 colors applied in different areas of the image. For example: Body, Trim (2 colors) Accent (doors, or other detail areas)
  • $75.  More Colors – Option for One-a: Each subsequent color scheme applied to original image, up to 4 colors.
  • $175. DCP One-b: Includes using one image/view. Includes up to 8 colors applied in different areas of the image. For example:  more than one each of Body, Trim, Accents
  • $100. More Colors – Option for One-b: Each subsequent color scheme applied to original image, up to 8 colors.
  • 9 or more colors applied: Special circumstances, ask for a quote.Example: a house exterior with 10 colors on multiple detailed areas,  like a Victorian home with many different trim and accent areas where you want to see different colors.
  • New View Option: additional (new view) images processed (per item 7 above), with same colors as original: $125 each.

DCP-Two, consult options:  Select colors yourself and ask for a little professional help

Start with your current color scheme that you’ve selected yourself in DCP-One-a or DCP-One-b

  • I’ll add suggestions for alternate colors, shown on your view.
  • Includes up to 3 additional color schemes for the same building, including some of your initial selected colors, shown on the original image view.

Price for DCP-Two, consult options

  • DCP-Two-a: Add $150 to DCP One-a, per image view with the additional colors applied.
  • DCP-Two-b: Add $250 to DCP-One-b, per image view with the additional colors applied.

DCP-Three: Full consultation services
Basic- Exterior

For homes, or other buildings with less architectural detail.

Typically, if different colors are on these areas: Body, Window or other trim, and one or two Accent colors

  • Up to 4 colors per palette, coordinated by professional color consultant Barbara Jacobs
  • Flat rate for first palette (up to 4 colors): $400
  • Each additional color scheme for the same building, also shown as variations on the same image view: $150(for example: using same colors on different areas of the building)
  • See what it will look like before you paint! Includes a “colored – house” view of your home or other building with new color selections applied.
  • One ‘house view” image is included. Additional images, $125 each, showing the same colors from another view (using images that you provide)

Beyond Basic – Exterior
For homes, or other buildings with more architectural detail

Typically, if different colors on these areas: one or two Body colors, Window sash trim, Window and door casings, one or two Accent colors

  • 5 to 8 colors per palette, coordinated by professional color consultant Barbara Jacobs
  • Flat rate per initial palette (group of 5 to 8 colors): $650
  • Each additional color scheme for the same building, also shown as variations on the same image view: $250
  • See what it will look like before you paint! Includes a “colored-house” view of your home or other building with new color selections applied.
  • One ‘house view” image is included. Additional images, $125 each, showing the same colors from another view (using images that you provide)
Put it all together now. It’s easy to order Designer Color Palettes.

  • Just select the images that best show what you want to see.
  • Homes or other building with more architectural detail or multiple colors should use the images that best show the level of detail you want to see.
  • Sometimes you’ll benefit from using more than on image or view of your building.
  • You will be able to tell me exactly which areas you want to see with new colors.

For example…

If your building includes a lot of detail, you might want to take a zoomed-in closeup picture that shows even the top of a taller building, including any detail moldings at the roof line.

Are your images perfect yet?
Photo-improvement options: get rid of image clutter

If your images are not perfect, ask about special processing to remove unsightly items like signage, telephone poles and cars, in order to view your home at its best.

About digital color and paint testingread the details here.

Design/Build professionals: ask about a trade account.

The focus is on you—enjoy special color combinations created from the perspective of Barbara Jacobs, an experienced architectural color designer.
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As with Barbara’s regular consult services, you can receive paint palette cards—sent to your home—of the brands we use in your color scheme selections. We’ll get you the largest sheets available at the time.

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