Memorialize an event, age, etc.
1 subject | Shaded sketch portraiture
Why not turn your favorite photograph into a timeless piece of art? Or, if you're thinking of someone else, why not give them a portrait drawing as a gift. An original piece of artwork is the perfect present for any occasion: weddings, anniversaries, birthday’s, newborns, mother’s day, father’s day, and Christmas!
I use graphite pencils, inks, watercolors, gouache, acrylics, and oils to create my portraits. The main features are completed with more realism before transitioning into an ethereal, artistic affect.
All portraits are 16" x 20" and will fit standard matte and frame sizes. Also remember, I do not provide mattes or frames – I only offer the artwork.
For works on paper, I work on Canson 140 lb., cold-pressed, acid-free fine art paper. It has been treated to be mold-resistant and there are no optical-brightness additives, which means that it will not deteriorate over time.
For works on canvas, I prefer,
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How to do this?
Determine your portrait medium & style
Click on each Step Title for more in-depth information.
Determine Your Portrait Medium & Style
Commission prices are predetermined based on their size, medium, and complexity. There will be an additional shipping charge added of $15-$30 USD.
If you are interested in gifting an original artwork for a holiday or special occasion, please place orders a few months ahead of time for production and a busy schedule.
Reserve a time-slot before somebody else does!
Choose/Take A Photo
Follow these simple rules:
it must be digital,
fill the frame,
have lots of light,
have a blank background when possible, and
think of your pose when taking a fresh photo
For additional information regarding what makes a great reference photo click here!
Soon after I receive your email inquiry, I will send you a reply with any additional questions, followed by a PayPal Invoice for a 50% deposit.
The remaining 50% will be due upon completion
I will only begin drawing your order once the deposit been sent and accepted.
This is to hold the commission slot, and initial materials.
Receive Your Artwork
You will be notified by email or telephone once your artwork has been completed.
Your original email should describe how you wish to receive your completed artwork:
Picked up in Person
Product will not be shipped unless it has been paid in full
The artist retains full copyright ownership on all artwork that is produced, including mock-ups, digital displays, and the ability to reproduce prints. You hereby give the rights for the artist to post a print of the artwork online and in the form of advertisements.