“Our entire family loved the portrait! You did an amazing job capturing both girls and executing it with your own unique style. We appreciate your professionalism, timeliness, and excellent communication throughout the process. You are an incredible artist and lovely person!”
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Request custom artwork to have your cherished memories or loved ones captured by the skillful hand of a professional watercolorist.
The process works as follows:
- You e-mail me high quality photos to work from (for local commissions, I prefer to set up an appointment for sketches and pictures)
- After reviewing the photos and discussing size, composition and style (impressionistic/realistic), the contract is signed
- The first 1/3 of the commission fee is disbursed to begin the commission
- I make a rough sketch of the portrait composition and email it for your approval
- I make a drawing and begin painting, while e-mailing progress pictures to you every week
- I complete the painting and e-mail you a scanned image for approval and adjustments
- I make final adjustments based on feedback and send a final image
- The remaining payment is disbursed and the painting is delivered!
I use professional quality watercolor paints and archival grade acid-free paper to ensure that your painting will last. Most commissions take 6-10 weeks to complete and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
(Please note that prices reflect a typical “impressionistic” portrait from the shoulders up with simple clothing and background. “Realistic” portraits contain a greater level of detail and cost approximately 50% more. Ask the artist for examples of each.)
8″ x 10″ or 8″ x 8″ – $310
9″ x 12″ - $350
11″ x 14″ - $420
12″ x 16″ – $500
16″ x 20″ – $800
9″ x 12″ - $530
11″ x 14″ - $640
12″ x 16″ - $700
16″ x 20″ - $1100
11″ x 14″ - $840
12″ x 16″ - $930
16″ x 20″ - $1480
18″ x 24″ - $1890
Each additional person beyond three will cost approximately 30% per person.
1/2, 3/4 and full body portraits, landscapes, pets and other commissions vary by price according to the size and detail of the image.
Please contact me for more information and pricing.