When painting a portrait it often feels like a love note in paint for me. The following pictures are some of the steps to creating one such “love note”. I recently painted this portrait of one of my daughters, Nikki and our puppers, Kota. It had started out as just a simple sketch of a … Continue reading From The Easel; Building A Love Note In Paint
My Dad used to joke when my mother was in a slump, that all he had to do was “shake the car keys over her head, and she’d be ready to go”. I guess I must have inherited some of that from my mother. It may have to do with some innate need. But whatever … Continue reading Day Tripping: Discovering Obscure Art Exhibits, Curiosities, and “Getting Out Of Dodge”.
Create a family heirloom, or give a one of a kind gift!
From loved ones and cherished pets, to the memory of a childhood home, or a first car! Not sure how you would like it done? Contact me to discuss canvas size and who or what you would like in the painting, and I can create a special, personalized painting for you. I work from photos that you can upload or send to me. Various elements can be added from different photos if you’d like—just let me know! (Please see pricing.)
I would be very happy and honored to create this treasured painting for you.
If you do not see a canvas size listed that you would like, please contact me and I’ll provide a price range for you.
Prices vary depending on the size and complexity of the piece.
For portraits the price starts at the lower end for one subject. There is an additional fee for each additional subject (people, pets, objects etc.) in the painting.
Small (14in x 11in) Oil or Acrylic paintings: $250.00 – $500.00 USD
Medium (16in x 20in) Oil or Acrylic paintings: $500.00 -$700.00 USD
Large (3ft x 2ft) Oil Paintings: $700.00 – $1200.00 USD
Within the US: $15 USD for small pieces, $30-40 USD for medium and large pieces.
Outside of the US: $50 USD for small pieces, $65-75 USD for medium and large pieces.
I take payment upfront, and it generally takes me one to three months depending on complexity, size and current availability to complete a piece. I only accept PayPal and money orders for commissions. This is a smoke-free home, but I do have pets, so please keep that in mind if you have allergies.
Please contact me using the form below with a detailed description of what you’d like and I’ll get back to you with a price quote as soon as I can.