Realistic Painting & Custom Portraits
Review the frequently asked questions about commissioning a painting below and review the shop policies for my Etsy shop KatherineBrownStudio for more information. Don't see the answer to your questions? Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for a personalized response!
How do I commission a painting?
Do you have any recommendations for size?
I will always give you a couple options for sizing and a sizing draft when you send me a photo, but common recommendations include:
What do you do with my photos and the painting photos? Do you post them?
I never post a client's original reference photo unless I've received expressed permission. However, I reserve the rights to photos I have taken of my painting before shipping. If you are concerned about the possible use of the picture of the painting on my website portfolio, Etsy Shop, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Pintrest, please let me know and I would be happy to discuss it with you.
Where can I purchase my custom painting?
FIRST - email email@example.com your photo and discuss your preferences! If custom sizes are discussed, I will edit the listings below with custom prices.
Then you can put your order into the following listings:
Do you have any discounts for local purchases?
Yes! If you are from Vancouver, please specify this before purchase - you may qualify for a meet-up delivery to avoid shipping costs!
Will the painting be ready to hang?
Yes. My paintings are done on stretched canvas with a wood frame. I paint around the edges of my commission paintings so they look nice with or without framing should you choose not to frame it later. If you would like the canvas prepped with screws and hanging wire, please ask before shipping.
Do you sign your artwork?
Yes. If you would prefer I not sign it on the front, please specify this and I would be happy to sign it on the back instead.
What is a good photo to paint?
Any photo that is special to you! I have experience paintings just about any kind of photo and I'm love a challenge. But keep these recommendations in mind: