Personal Portrait Oil Painting from Photos. It's what we do!

Custom Portrait Painting of People, Family & Friends.

Can you think of any better way to honor your dearest family, friends or even yourself? A custom personal portrait oil painting from a photo is the most special way. Have a new baby or a wedding photo? Our professional portrait artists do commission oil painting portraits, hand painted on canvas. Portraiture oil painting is one of the earliest forms of painting. It is natural for people to record their presence, their image, for their time and as a memory to pass on. An individual personal oil portrait was always a symbol of prominence, now, they are affordable, anyone can own a custom oil portrait from photos. A portraiture will capture the likeness and spirit of a person, forever. A work of art to treasure and passed on to future generations.

Commission a unique personal portrait painting from a photo, a great way to remember a moment in time for years to come. We can turn photos into art. We additionally do political, administrative, military, legal, physicians, executives, even selfie photo portrait painting. Anyone with a camera or smartphone can now have photographs made into a hand-painted portrait oil painting on canvas. Need a one of a kind present for a companion or relative with a pet? Look at out our Pet Portraits for ideas. If you have an auto, yacht or a home and, want a stand-out one of a kind work of art, look at our House Portraits.

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Will I see my Portrait before it's finished?

Yes, you will, when it is 85% complete, we will take a photo of your portrait painting and send it to you for approval. If needed you can recommend any minor changes. After we have made any corrections, we send another email picture for review. We likewise review the painting, to ensure everything is good to go.

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Picking the Best Photograph for your Portrait.

While picking your photograph, be happy with your pose, be natural, don't stage it. In the event that you are looking forward, we can't make you look left. An unexpected shot can once in a while be great. Consider your environment and particularly what is behind your subject. We can add more people to create a group painting. We can remove furniture and so on from the background. We can even put you in a famous oil painting reproduction.

Can't choose which picture will make the best personal portrait painting from your photographs, take a couple shots and find the best ones to send to us. We will have a portrait artist look over them and make a suggestion. Sharp features, particularly the eyes and hair, the better to see your personality and likeness in the oil portrait from your photo. Strive for even shadows throughout, no harsh lighting, no direct sunlight. In the event that you are outside in sunlight, use your flash, it makes a difference.

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Order your Portrait Oil Painting.

Portraits take 3 weeks to complete.

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Decide how many figures in your painting. The more figures, the bigger the canvas should be.

The Photo might be a full body pose, you want a half body pose, tell us in the special instructions.

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Our Last Word, How we Paint a Portrait.

All the portrait oil painting we do is hand-painted on canvas, by expert portrait artists. As you can see, we draw it on the canvas and, we paint it using an artist's palette, oil paints, brushes and a mahl stick.

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