I can work with you to help select best options from your photos. Good images include great lighting. Photos taken outdoors or inside by a window work best. It's also helpful to see the pet on their level.
Once I have your photos we can work together to choose the composition and size of painting.
How to send photos:
Choose one or more options.
*Email or text me photos.
*Share a photo library online.
*Lend me your printed photos.
For an additional fee I am available to take your pet’s photograph for a more distinctive portrait. I often work from a series of photos in my own work.
Example of a good photo taken in window light. Shows details such as texture and eyes. Also, taken on cats level makes him look majestic.
BOON resting at the top of Savin Hill Park.
Acrylic on panel
16 x 12 inches
Welcome! Thanks for visiting my site. I am an animal lover and really appreciate how unique they all are. I create portraits painted in acrylic on canvas or panel. Working from photographs, I enjoy helping clients obtain a true likeness of their beloved pets. A portrait can be a wonderful way to honor a pet whether they are living or deceased. If they have already passed it can help to keep their memory alive. Curious about a commission? Please get in touch!
Great photo taken outdoors on a sunny day. The whole body is visible which allows for more options such as a portrait head or a whole body.
Allow 3-4 weeks.
2. Select Size
Pricing for painted portrait on canvas or panel:
Custom sizes are available. I work with Fort Point Framers for my custom frames. Prices vary.
Sales tax not included
3. A 50% deposit is due up front with the remainder due at completion.
4. I'll show you two shots of the painting while it is in process. This will give us a chance to add or omit color, contrast and/or texture.
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Example of what would not work well for a portrait. We can't see details on front of cats since the light comes from above and behind.
1. Locate at least one photo of your pet.