Portrait Painting To Order

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

oil paintings make
thoughtful gifts

created in the UK from your special photographs
by Glasgow portrait artist David Gilchrist
2 great sizes made to order from your photo
12 by 16 inches
16 by 20 inches
portrait painting

portrait paintings in oil from photos

find more samples in my galleries

 you get  genuine artist original portraits created by the artist


    in my home studio  

 all portraits are ready for framing

please note that i dont supply picture frames

picture to painting by hand

oil portraits
from photos

What you get 

portrait painted in  oil colour on premium artist stretched cotton canvas

stapled to wooden stretcher bars

Portrait Painting art  created by Glasgow artist 

I can turn your photos into a unique
100 % photo to portrait painting on canvas.....

First class portraits I create specially for you   Exclusive, original fine art portrait paintings and drawings created by me from your loved photographs of people and pets. 
With many years experience producing premium quality art portraits I can create a proper likeness by hand from photos In a realistic style using the finest quality artist grade materials for your original painting or drawing that you can appreciate for many years to come. 
Fast personal service and a quick turn around on your portrait painting on canvas and when your portrait order is finished I post by next day delivery in UK


 Girl with camera Taking a Photo
you need a good clear photo for me to work from

You can see the great quality and tremendous value that you can expect as you are dealing direct from the portrait artist with years of experience of working from photographs and hundreds of orders for portrait painting every year !

I try to give the best possible likeness to any portrait and take the time to achieve this above all considerations.

I mainly paint and draw people ( children , small family groups , mums and dads etc ) and pets ,( dogs, puppies,  cats, kittens,  horses, etc.  or any pet  you have ) 

 you can also order buildings , landscapes, vehicles etc. to the same high standards please ask for a special quote for oil portraits from your photos.

I create portrait paintings from your special photographs in artist oil colour on stretched canvas professionally painted in Scotland I have a large loyal customer base locally around the Glasgow area in the west of Scotland for oil portrait from your photos and now you can order online too !

Portrait artist David Gilchrist for original photo to portrait painting you will love