ANIMAL PORTRAIT COMMISSIONS

Thank you for your interest in my "Modern Gongbi" animal portrait commissions!

 

My animal portrait commission process begins with your vision: subject and size. 

 

When I understand your vision, we can discuss the details (pricing, time frame, etc). 

My minimum size for portraits are life-size, with pricing beginning at $1000. Consultation, photography, and finished portrait are included in that price. Travel outside of Boston, framing, and shipping are not included.

 

Once basic details are finalized, I like to meet my subjects in person for a photography session. But, if necessary, I can use your favorite photography for reference and inspiration. 

 

I take as many as 100 photographs and narrow poses down to several possibilities. I send the images to you. We discuss and arrive at a final pose. This process is very important. I am very patient until we are both confident and satisfied with the pose. 

Once pose is decided upon, you drop out of the process and I begin drawing/painting. I like to post "portrait in progress images" on social media. 

Completed portrait is presented to you for your approval.

I create prints of all of my animal commissions and market them via social media.

I believe the more prints I sell of your commission, the more valuable your original becomes.

See my TESTIMONIALS page. 

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