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This books your commission. The balance will be due when I finish the painting, but before it ships.

1 PET - $350
2 PETS - $450
3 PETS - $550
EXTRA - Detailed backgrounds and additional pets quoted per order - msg me!
EXTRA - Larger sizes available at additional cost - msg me!

Is your cat a superhero? Does he swing from the drapes like Spiderman? Maybe your dog seems to take flight when she jumps? Like my GeekyPet portraits but would love to see your own kitty or puppy in an image? Now is your chance! Just order a custom watercolor painting!

Portraits are painted digitally in Photoshop. They are printed as an 8x10" giclee print - archival inks and paper tested to last 70+ years.

All portraits feature your pets dressed in character accessories, with a simple colour card background.

Additional pets and background details will add to the price of the portrait. Message me for a quote.

---- HOW DOES IT WORK? ----

STEP 1 EMAIL: When you place your order email me at art [!at] alanamccarthy.com Attach a couple clear photo references of your pet and write down what you would like me to paint them as. Maybe describe their personality and any special traits and features.

STEP 2 SKETCH: I email you back with a sketch or two of my ideas. You are free to make up to three changes, or if you like it, tell me to go ahead.

STEP 3 FINAL PAINTING: When the painting is complete I will scan and email you a low res file. If you're happy with it, I'll make a listing for the balance, pack it up and ship it away to its new home.

TIMING: Please allow at least 3-4 weeks for this whole process to unfold. I work on a first come, first served list system and sometimes get backlogged - especially around the Holidays. I will let you know my schedule when you order.
Please let me know if you need it for a special occasion. I'll do my best to let you know my schedule and speed up the process.

THE FINE PRINT: The original painting is yours, but I always reserve the copyright as well as the right to make prints from the image. (Your pet will be famous!) If you don't want me to make prints of the image I will have to charge more initially and will make you a custom listing.

You're not allowed to use it for commercial use, but are more than welcome to post it to blogs and social media as long as you link back to my Etsy shop or Facebook Page. Share the love!

--------- SHIPPING ---------

SHIPPING: It will be lovingly packed flat in a hard cardboard mailer to ensure it gets to your door undamaged. It will ship as a small package and have tracking as well as insurance. Customer is responsible for shipping cost.

TAXES: Residents of Canada will be charged 13% HST

Any questions? Please feel free to contact me!

Check out the rest of my shop here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/geekypet

- Alana McCarthy

DEPOSIT - Custom digital cat or dog portrait as superhero or character 8 x 10" giclee print included



  • Handmade item
  • Size: 8 x 10 inches
  • Materials: watercolor, watercolor paper, arches paper
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from Canada
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