Ordering

In order to capture your pet’s unique personality, I will need some clear photographs (the more detail the better) to help me create a good close-up of his/her face.  I’ll be painting the portrait exactly as it is in one of the photos you provide. By starting with the eyes, I am able to develop a connection with the pet.  For this reason, I only work on one portrait at a time.  Your involvement is important to me, as no one knows your pet as well as you do.

Throughout this process, I will send you digital photos and will ask for your input.  When we are both satisfied with the results, I will send your beautiful painting to you.  Once I have  completed your painting, we will have an image of your pet which can be used for numerous creative gift ideas or for your own personal enjoyment, such as notecards, calendars, postage stamps; the possibilities are limitless.

To order a painting, please send me at least 3 clear, color photographs of any size, and indicate your favorite. They will be returned to you with the painting. I’ll need at least one close-up of your pet’s face.

I am copying your photo; therefore, your painting can only be as good as the photographs you provide. My main objective is to capture your pet’s personality and spirit.

I would appreciate it if you would tell me a little about your pet to help me understand him/her. Is your pet playful and mischievous, or calm and insightful?

Once I have completed the painting, I will send you its digital photograph via email. You can either accept the painting or request changes. After the changes have been made, I will send another photograph. If you approve the painting, I will send you a PayPal invoice via email asking for the balance due. Once I have received payment, I will have the painting shipped to you.

In an effort to focus on your pet, I suggest that the background be plain or abstract; however, upon request, I can do an authentic-looking background. Price will vary depending upon the level of difficulty.

Base price:

Up to 9”X12”     $280 – the price is for one pet, plain background.

Larger size paintings are available upon request; price may vary accordingly.

I require a 50% good faith deposit before beginning the painting.

Professional packing and shipping charges will be added to the balance due.