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.
Ordering a Portrait -
1.Tell me about your portrait idea! Call me direct at 416-894-7671 to inquire. Send me your good quality high resolution photo/s to firstname.lastname@example.org or send through We Transfer. I’ll give you a few options for purchasing.
Read how a good reference photo will make the difference between a good portrait and a GREAT portrait.
2. Choose your portrait size. Option to include upgraded custom framing.
3. 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.
4. 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 (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” or 7”x 7”
(Framed size - approx 10”x 12”)
Close ups and head area works best. One subject. $50 per additional subject.
9” x 12” or 10”x10”
(Framed size - approx 15” x 18”)
Head - upper body work best. 1-2 subjects. $60-$80 per additional subject.
11” x 14” or 12”x12”
(Framed size - approx 16” x 20”)
Options from head to toe work well. Reflects 1-2 subjects. $100+ per additional subject.
*Portraits come professionally framed in a black or white wood frame with double matting. Option to add upgraded framing .*
Pricing is in Canadian funds. Taxes are included. Shipping costs may be extra.
Custom sizes available.
Fine art print/s can be created from an original.
Personal hand delivery of your completed portrait is 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.
**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
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 celebrations, or they can be a session designed to create reference photos of your favorite people, pets and passions.
Contact me for pricing and booking.
I take great care in the creation of portraits.
I guide you in choosing the best photo references and outline for your portrait so that the end result will be a significant piece of personal, unique art that you will love!
As the process involves your input through the portrait creation, there are no refunds on custom created Pencil Portraits. If you should need to put a portrait on hold or wait until a later date for a reference photo/s or details for a portrait, your deposit payment is applied.
Gift Cards are a great option when time is of essence. They give the recipient options for the creation of a portrait, from choosing the photo/s to be used for reference to choosing the outline of the portrait and watching it come to life through progression images. Gift cards may be redeemed at any time.
If shipping of your completed artwork is required, it is securely wrapped, packaged and insured, and sent via courier with tracking so you can know when to expect delivery of your artwork
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.
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.
I look forward to co-creating an inspiring portrait that tells a story for you.