*Oil on stretched Canvas
* Sizes vary and these are approximate dimensions only.
Depending on the number of sittings.
Starting at :
Oil portrait from life or Photograph $ 500 (40x40cm)....16x 16 inches
Head and shoulders $ 600 (40 x 50 cm)...16 x 20 inches $ 800 (60x45cm)...24x18 inches
1/2 to 3/4 pose (including hands) $ 2,000 (60x76cm)...24x30 inches
Portraits from life usually involve one to 3 sittings to complete the work while the subjects sits approx. 3 hours.
This type of commission also includes works on paper, unless from a photograph.
Studio paintings are normally large, and take much longer. They are worked from a single detailed photographic sitting, taking lots of photos for reference material, and often some sketches and ala prima life studies.*
These costs are an estimate on singles subject
Fees vary for specifically requested backgrounds, complex clothing and additional figures.
* Fees do not include framing of work, travel, and shipping expences.
A signed contract with a non refundable deposit of 25%
is due upon commission at first sitting, and a final payment on time of completion.EXAMPLES
'Oil portrait from Photo Reference' 40x40cm square oil on canvas
Head and shoulders 60x45cm 2 x 3 hour sittings from life
3/4 pose (including hands).. One sitting and photography - finished in studio
Full length (one or two Sittings and photography session ) finished Studio painting