oil paintings , pastel drawings and pencil drawings from your photos of people and pets
David Gilchrist Portraits

Portraits from photos created by hand in the UK

Cherish your precious photo memories of people and pets with a unique fine artwork created from your photo images
I am a specialist portrait artist using traditional materials and working methods for artwork 
A painting of your photograph is more than just a likeness, it's a piece of art that can be treasured for years to come.

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Hi David,

Just to let you know I have framed the 3 drawings and they look super - thank you very much I am delighted with them - have a good Christmas - regards,

 Margaret Burns

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I create premium quality oil paintings and b&w pencil / colour pastel drawings in the UK

portraits are skillfully created by hand for you from your photos of People and Pets

You can order a luxury oil portrait on canvas or a drawing on heavy art paper from your special photos by a professional artist working in the west of Scotland. Personal service and a quick turn - around by Scottish portrait painter for people and pet artworks
Here are some more ideas for a painting or drawing portraits from  photos

A pet painting can make a wonderful gift for friends or family, pet drawings are economical and stylish, my people oil paintings on stretched canvas  are fabulous birthday gifts for grandparents etc.,and all come in 2 standard sizes from your images for easy framing


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