Original and custom Pencil Portraits take an average of 2-4 weeks to create depending on size, subject and details. Please order your portrait well in advance, especially if you are ordering for a special occasion.

Order process -

Tell me about your portrait idea! Call me at 416-894-7671 and send me your good quality high resolution photo/s to portraitsbysarah@hotmail.com or send through We Transfer. I’ll give you a few options for purchasing.

Choose your portrait size. Option to include upgraded custom framing.

Make a deposit of 30-50% or purchase in full to confirm your portrait order. You can purchase in person, through e-transfer, or with credit card. Receive an outline and progression images as I work on your portrait.

Head on over to my contact page and please fill in the form at the bottom to let me know how I may share your portrait image. I love to share your finished images as well as the progressions.

The balance is due upon completion. Your finished portrait will be hand delivered or securely shipped.

Portraits can be ordered and shipped across the globe.

People + Pets and Animals + Sentimental subjects - pricing

(sentimental subjects can be anything - homes, prized cars, wedding and special event themes, collage motifs - anything from your favorite photos or ideas)


6” x 8”- $500

close ups and head area - one subject

$50 per additional subject


9" x 12"- $800 

head to upper body - one subject

$60-$80 per additional subject


11” x 14”- $1150

options from head to toe - one subject

$100+ per additional subject

*Portraits come framed in a black or white wood frame with double matting. Option to add upgraded framing for your portrait.

Pricing is in Canadian funds. Taxes are included. Shipping costs may be extra.

  • Custom sizes available.

  • *Additional details and/or backgrounds per portrait - $50-$100+ depending on details and size.

  • Fine art print/s can be created from an original.

  • Personal hand delivery of your completed portrait within Oakville and surrounding areas including Burlington, Hamilton, Milton, Mississauga and Toronto. Secure packaging and shipping of your completed portrait if you reside a further distance away. *Shipping charges are additional.

**If you don't have a great photo for me to work from, I may still be able to draw a realistic portrait if there is enough detail in the photo for me to see. I understand that older photos are special to you and can use a selection of photos to create a portrait composition.

Fine Art Pencil Portraits + photo creation

A custom photography session to create reference photos for your hand drawn portrait + beautiful photos for your collection.

Photography sessions can be booked for sentimental occasions like weddings, engagements, birthdays, anniversaries, or other sentimental celebrations, or a session designed to create reference photos of your favorite people, pets and passions.

Contact me for pricing and booking.


You're part of the process. Co-create your portrait with me.

I guide you in choosing the right photo/s, size for your portrait, details that you want to include, and best displaying options.

You will receive progressive updates as your portrait is being created, so you can be part of the final look and feel of your finished piece of custom artwork.

Included with each portrait:

A digital image of your completed portrait sent to you through email and perfect for sharing through social media or saving as a wallpaper on your mobile phone or computer screen.

My stamp of authenticity on the back of your completed portrait.

A guide on caring for your original artwork and/or print/s.

Proper care and re-creation:

Recreate your original portrait with every detail intact, on fine art paper, canvas or acrylic.

Be earth friendly with Eco-friendly prints available on bamboo and sugar cane fine art papers.

Impressively display your artwork with professional framing, a service I provide for your completed portrait.

Include striking name plates for your completed portrait when choosing framing options.



Tell me your portrait idea! Start by sending me an email with good quality photos attached to portraitsbysarah@hotmail.com or send through WeTransfer. Call me direct at 416-894-7671.

Helping you align, celebrate and reconnect to the things in life that matter, with realistic hand drawn portraits that infuse your heart, nurture your soul and fuel your passions.