NOTE: $85 is the base cost, which would get you a 1 subject portrait, including the frame similar to the ones in the pictures. With each added subject, cost generally increases by $15.
Final cost to be determined after photo evaluation.
Feel free to ask me any questions you may have prior to purchase. :)
Please visit my website at http://www.kerrysworld.com for more information and to see more samples.
Transform your cherished portraits into a work of art like none other you have ever seen.
Whether you are looking for an anniversary gift, a birthday gift, a Christmas gift, a wedding gift, or a Mother's day gift, one thing is certain...this will be among one of the most unique gifts you will ever give...especially true for those who 'have everything'. :)
Don't take only my word for it however. Read some of my customer feedback at the end of this listing to see firsthand what my many wonderful customers have thought of their wood portraits.
Send me your wonderful school portraits, family portraits, anniversary portraits, wedding portraits, parents portaits, etc. for a free photo evaluation.
WHAT IS A SCROLL SAW PORTRAIT?
A scroll saw portrait (also known as a portrait in wood, picture in wood or scroll saw picture) is a "light and shadow" representation of a photo that is CUT into wood with a scroll saw (the 'black' is space...showing the felt backing on the frame). A scroll saw portrait is not a charcoal sketch, wood burn, carving, engraving, or segmentation.
WHAT KINDS OF PICTURES SHOULD I EMAIL OR SUBMIT?
School pics or professional pics (or just very good personal pics taken by you) are the best as they have the proper lighting, contrast, etc. needed to render the pattern.
Note: It would be a good idea to give me an alternate photo, in case the chosen photo is too dark etc.
After I have created the pattern I will show it to you so that you agree that it looks good, etc, etc.
Then, if the pattern looks good I'll proceed to cut the portrait in wood. :)
Date: 3/23/2007 4:08:55 AM
Name: Justin Webster
Email: darwinain (at) gmail.com
Kerry - all I can say is "WOW" :)
Its absolutely perfect and looks incredibly amazing. In a city lacking some amount of... character.. you've certainly added a sense of uniqueness and character to our small home.
Not only did I earn some huge points from the girlfriend, but I even got some bonus points from
the in laws I think. ;)
In any case, feel free to post both the original image and the end result on your website, the CTS forums, and anywhere else you so desire, as well as my reference - your work is amazing, stunning and breath taking. There isn't anything like it in the world.
My only complaint is.. How do I outdo this gift next year??? LOL
Thanks again, and I'll be sure to pass your website / email along to any others in need of the same services.
Date: 1/3/2008 4:49:20 AM
Name: Jolene Hanrahan
Thanks again Kerry, for another beautiful portrait. This one was a gift to my husband's aunt and uncle for Christmas, of her two granddaughters. She always hosts a party on Christmas Eve, with lots of family around, and we asked her to open it while we were there. They both loved it and showed me exactly where they planned to hang it.
Thanks again, I'm sure I'll be requesting another one again sometime in the near future.
Date: 12/29/2007 5:16:10 AM
Name: Tamara Jordan
I just wanted to thank Kerry for the lovely memory of my grandfather, my grandmother was really taken aback at first, but says she will treasure this piece forever....
Date: 12/25/2007 8:12:04 AM
Name: Darlene Jackson
Email: darlenekate20 [!at] hotmail.com
Kerry did a wonderful job on the portraits. I had two done for Christmas presents (a race car and then a portrait). My boyfriend and father were very impressed and surprised. The work and craftsmanship are outstanding. I can't thank you enough! I will definetely tell people about you. Thanks again!
Date: 8/13/2007 5:04:25 PM
Email: tatprincess84 (at) gmail.com
My boyfriend is in the military and currently stationed overseas. I wanted to have something made special for him that he would remember and really appreciate. I contaced Kerry on a MONDAY with my idea of making a "patch" for my boyfriend. Kerry was SOOOO incredibly helpful with everything. He came up with an even better idea than I had. By WEDNESDAY of the same week he had already completed the project and had it in the mail on Thursday! I was thrilled with the quality! Kerry does awesome work, and I have already thought about what I want my next project to be.
By the way, my boyfriend is one of those very umemotional guys generally, however when he saw the patch he thought it was great! He said that it is something that he will keep forever! He loved it, great job Kerry!! Thanks again, it was wonderful to work with you...maybe after he comes back home we will have to have a picture of us done...:)
Date: 7/31/2007 5:52:41 AM
Name: Renee Clarke
Email: renee-tiger (at) hotmail.com
Just wanted to let everyone know what a beautiful job you did on the portrait of my two beautiful girls. I absolutely love it. It is the perfect way to capture something so beautiful and treasure it forever!
Thank you so much!!!!
Date: 1/18/2007 5:45:32 PM
Name: Daphne Lockhart
I had a portrait of my grandaughter made, we liked it so much I had to have one of my grandson when he was born. They are beautiful,My daughter said everyone comments on them. I will definitely have more made as I get more grandchildren.
Great work Kerry.
Date: 1/10/2007 4:52:40 AM
Name: Glenn Crewe
Email: glenn_crewe (at) hotmail.com
I had a portrait of my wife and her brother done for her for Christmas. It turned out absolutely perfect and she loved it. Will definitely have more work done in the future. Thanks again Kerry.
Date: 1/4/2007 10:18:28 AM
Name: Robyn Ramrattan
Email: robyn.r (at) rogers.com
I received a portrait from my father for Christmas of my husband and I on our wedding day. I think your work is amazing! He shipped it to me in Ontario and a lot of people here agree it is unique and beautiful! I wish your business much success and I know I will use your services in the future.
Date: 12/24/2006 9:21:33 AM
Email: coadybutler (at) hotmail.com
There's not much to say but WOW. Words can't explain it. Kerry, you do a great job, my parents love the picture you did of our dog, and you even made my mom cry lol. You must have been a hobbit in an eariler life. Thanks again bud.
Date: 8/29/2006 6:08:35 AM
Name: Kristine Bourgeau
Email: kristine.bourgeau (at) sympatico.ca
Kerry, your work in wood is unbelievable. You have managed to capture the sparkle in my mom's eyes exactly the way I remember it. This is truly a beautiful piece of art that I will proudly display in my home and cherish for years to come. Your art work of my mother's portrait has brought me an unexpected and much needed sense of comfort and peace.
This is just a snippet of the feedback I have received. If you would like to see more, feel free to contact me.
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND DON'T HESITATE TO DROP ME A LINE WITH YOUR QUESTIONS.
- KERRY :)