To Commission

 

What do I need to begin?

I use digital or hard copy photos as reference. Please provide several photos with the subject in focus, well lit and showing detail.

Click for samples of photo to portrait.


When can you expect your portrait?

Once photos are received and decisions made about the type of portrait you'd like, work begins in my New York City studio.

I spend 25 to 35 hours on each portrait, paying particular attention to composition, color and detail so that your portrait best reflects the personality of the subject captured in a moment of time.

I ship via USPSPriority Mail, fully insured and carefully packaged for safe delivery.

Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for completion and delivery.

Payment

I accept PayPal - 50% due to begin and balance due at shipping.


Helping to make a difference

Tell me your favorite rescue or shelter and I will donate 10% of my sale. Or you may choose one from those I support.


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 for list.

Portraits on Paper

I paint with acrylic on Cold Press, 246 lb. acid free paper, finishing with a double mat.

Unless you prefer white or linen color, I mat with colors that best complement the portrait.

The best way to protect and present your portrait is to frame it under glass.

My matted portraits fit standard sized frames - no need for custom framing.

8"x10" portrait fits 11"x14" frame

9"x12"
portrait fits 12"x16" frame

11"x24" portrait fits 16"x20" frame

Additional portrait sizes and formats are available but may require custom framing.


Portraits on Canvas

I paint with acrylic on cotton canvas and finish with a simple wood frame - painted or stained - at your request.

You may also order without so you may custom frame.

8"x10"  11"x14"  16"x20"  18"x24"

Additional sizes and formats available


If you have questions or would like to discuss a commission please contact me:

cbrandberg@yahoo.com



 




























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