Portrait From Your Photo
oil paintings , pastel drawings and pencil drawings from your photos of people and pets
have a portrait from photographs
created exclusively for you in the UK by professional portrait artist David Gilchrist ....
Fine art commissions of paintings and drawings
Portraits from your cherished photographs of people and pets by expert portrait painter David Gilchrist.
With years of experience David is a master at producing unique quality portraits from your pictures.
Superior results using finest grade artist materials that will last and give you an original portrait from a photo painting or drawing of stunning quality you will treasure in the years to come.
Pastel portraits are the least well known and pastels look like chalk sticks and are applied to the paper surface like chalks and are sprayed with a fixative to keep from smudging.
These pastel portraits have a velvety texture and look to them and are favoured by many artists for portraits as the pastels can be blended to many subtle shades.
these portraits are drawn from your special photos to give a wonderful likeness and will make a fine gift for a friend.
See sample portraits in the pastel portraits gallery
Portraits are on heavy paper and come with a free backing board and card surround mount ready for framing your colour drawing.
You need a good clear picture to show details to be copied to your portrait.
To find out if your image is suitable, ask for your free quote
sample portrait from photo oil painting
oil painting portrait from photo
Your portrait professionally hand painted in oil colour on stretched cotton canvas, the painter bringing to you the experience of many years working with photos to bring out the best . An original oil painting from your photograph makes a wonderful, thoughtful gift and your family or friends will apprciate the detailed workmanship in these originals created by the artist from your special pictures to last for many years to come.
A portrait by the Glasgow portrait artist David Gilchrist is a lasting reminder and a treasure for you to enjoy.
All you need for a fabulous oil painting is a good clear image that shows all the detail to be copied to your portrait.
Email me your photo and i`ll let you know if it is suitable and ask for your free quote today.
here my video shows the steps to create a stunning portrait from a photo.
I create a unique tiger portrait using pastel chalks to achieve a great image on artist pastel paper visit my gallery pages for more portrait samples
portrait artist David Gilchrist
FOR BEST RESULTS
you need a good clear photo for me to work from
TO GET BEST RESULTS YOU NEED A GOOD CLEAR CLOSE-UP PHOTO FOR ME TO COPY THE DETAILS FROM
when finished your oil portrait is posted flat packed ( not rolled up canvas )
with canvas stapled to wooden stretcher bars and is ready to frame.
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