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Commission an original pencil portrait, e.g. of your child or partner. Send me a photograph to use as reference, & I'll draw a detailed pencil sketch of them.
Or, if you would like me to draw someone famous, such as a singer, actor or sports idol - perhaps as a unique and personal gift for a fan - just let me know and I will do some online research, to find the best photographs to use for inspiration, so I can make some suggestions and we can discuss your requirements.

Please note, drawings can take up to three weeks to complete, so let me know if you need the portrait by a specific date and I will speed things up if necessary.

This listing is for:
*An original pencil drawing of one person
*Drawn using a selection of graphite pencils on high quality paper
*Approximately A4 or 8" x 10".
*Signed and dated.
*Suitable for framing.

If you require a double portrait - for instance, of two children, or of a couple on their wedding day, I have a seperate listing available:

Feeling a bit unsure about ordering a custom drawing? Don’t be nervous - I’m very friendly and easy to talk to! We can discuss your requirements first, and I promise I would offer a full refund if you didn’t like the finished drawing.

Here are just a few comments I’ve received from people I’ve done custom drawings for:

“Absolutely wonderful - fantastic communication and so, so happy with the finished product.
The attention to detail is just stunning. Will definitely be ordering from Kes again!”

“Kes is amazing! She did a wonderful job and was so great to work with!
It exceeded all of our expectations!”

“Absolutely thrilled...know it will make a unique present. Service was excellent throughout. Kes was very quick to respond to any queries and came back with a range of images and ideas for us to discuss before agreeing on the final image”

Custom portrait - Original pencil drawing, A4 / Letter size, drawn by UK artist Kes Samuelson, from your photograph.

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