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Commission a hand-drawn high quality custom portrait
from your photo
black and white pencil and charcoal sketch/ drawing

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I am currently booked through the beginning of November.
Please contact me about my next available time slot prior to purchase. Thanks so much!!

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To choose your portrait size and number of subjects, please see the price options and variations.

You will receive an actual drawing made by hand on paper, not a digital drawing produced on the computer.

Free extra:
A digital file copy of your portrait will be included. This is a high resolution file (scan or photograph) of the drawing so you can print out the portrait as many times as you like (in addition to receiving the original artwork).


Are you looking for a meaningful gift for a special person?

This is how a mother felt upon receiving a portrait I drew of her son:
"...It just took my breath away. I sat staring at it for the longest time with tears welling up in my eyes..."

This makes an excellent, personal gift for any occasion such as weddings and anniversaries, graduations, retirements, etc.
A custom portrait is timeless, a piece of art that will stay in your family for generations.


I will draw a realistic, life-like portrait of the person on your photo without background. The final piece of art will be signed and dated with the year.

The paper size will be as selected at checkout. The drawing will naturally be a bit smaller, since I leave some border around the actual portrait for easy framing.
Your portrait will be usually finished and shipped within 7-14 days. If you need it sooner, contact me prior to your purchase, then I can see if I can get a rush order done for you.

All you need to do is email me the photo. You may also mail photo prints to me. In any case, it is best if there is a lot of detail on the picture and that the lighting is good. If you're not sure if your favorite photo would work well, you can send it to me and I'll let you know my suggestion.


Contact me for commissioned portraits that include background, pets, color, different sizes or media, etc.

Additional custom portrait listings:

See the other items in this store or visit
for further samples of my original artwork.

Any more questions? Email me, I'd love to answer them!

Hand-drawn Custom Pencil Portraits - high quality Portrait Drawing from your photo - 8x10 - Illustration Sketch

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pencil, paper, fixative, charcoal
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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