Sara Tennant on Jan 11, 2014
I cannot say enough about Shay and her artwork. My Dad loved the picture and cannot wait to send it to his sister. Excellent work and we WILL be back once again, I'm sure!
Every face has a story. . .
Classically trained, I studied with a water color portrait artist prior to discovering Illustrator. Ever since, my art has been almost entirely digital, using a drawing tablet and pen. I love the limitless possibilities in creating custom portraits, and the stories behind every creation - be it gift, memorial artwork, or modern art piece.
I created my shop -- first and foremost -- to support my two children (2 1/2 & 6 mos). I'm a WAHM and they love to watch me create! We have our own zoo, so my toddler esp loves whenever I get a pet order and oversees the whole process. He says he's helping me make my 'artwork'. I try to involve them both as much as possible, so they know how hard I work to support them and buy them things that they love (almost entirely from Etsy; custom baby items is how I first found my way to the site! LOL!)
I work in collaboration with two print shops which specialize in the highest quality poster prints out there. All art is printed on satin matte poster paper (the stuff for movie posters!) using archival inks guaranteed to resist fading for 200+ yrs. I also offer the option to purchase digital prints, or the option to purchase posters, canvases, fabric decals (& offer mounted prints or metal works upon inquiry).
I have a very fast turnaround time, which I pride myself on. First mock-ups are available in 24hrs. From there, I go through as many revisions as needed until the client loves their creation. We can try out different colors, styles, or even an entirely different photo, no extra charges. Once the work is ready, it'll be available to ship within 2-3 business days (my print shops are just as fast as I am!)
I truly believe everyone should have meaningful, personal art work they love, that's both affordable, beautiful, and entirely unique!
In addition to my shop, I'm also a published short story writer, novelist, creator of a word puzzle game for the ipad (also using illustrator) & editor-in-chief of an online literary magazine. Art is my passion!
Thanks for reading! Hope you love the shop as much as I love running it. <3
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SATIN MATTE POSTERS: Posters are printed on super-smooth Satin Matte photo paper, exclusively from PE Certified renewable forests. This advanced paper combined with our vibrant HP inks, means that your custom art creation won't fade for up to 200 years. Your poster is shipped in a heavy duty cardboard tube, insured against damage.
8x12 = $52
12x18 = $57
16x24 = $65
24x36 = $70
GALLERY STRETCHED CANVASES: All canvases are 1 1/2 inch gallery wrap, whitened using an environmentally safe process. Canvas is manufactured for Canadian orders in Montreal, and in the US (for all international orders). Canvas is protected with a state of the art lamination procedure and Artshield UV protection guaranteed to last generations without cracking, fading or yellowing over time. Frames are custom cut and kiln-dried 1.5" profile select Canadian Basswood (and from renewable forests). Packaged with care and insured against damage.
8x12 = $95
12x18 = $125
16x24 = $170
24x36 = $225
FABRIC DECALS: My decals are made of linen, so you can't mess them up. You can stick and restick the poster up to 200 times, and they're guaranteed to never harm the paint on your walls. With no framing or glass needed, they make a super safealternative in kid rooms, nurseries or any room in the house.
8x12 = $57
12x18 = $61
16x24 = $73
24x36 = $79
All listings cover the cost of art creation only. I'll invoice you the difference for the size and medium you choose. Decide as we go along, or at checkout, your choice. Free digital image included in every poster, canvas, or decal order. Digital files are available for printing at your own discretion, whenever and however often you like. : )
Due to time investment, in siblings/grandchildren/couples portraits, art creation cost covers only 2 subjects. Each additional child/pet/subject is $15. Other styles -- Lichtenstein, Darkly, Warhol -- cover one unless otherwise stated. The $15 covers art cost & time investment of the artist. Warhol 4 color portraits can also be made with more than one subject per portrait, for an additional $15 per subject as well - see examples in the shop. : )
I welcome all custom requests. Want different colors, patterns, styles, a famous pop art style not seen in my shop? Simply msg me & I'll be happy to create a portrait in any style you can think up! :D
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