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

 paintings in oil from photos

100% created by hand for you in my home studio
for a genuine original custom portrait painting on stretched canvas
using quality art materials that gives an artwork that will last
created by the artist David Gilchrist 

Portrait Painting art created by Glasgow artist 

I can turn your photos into a unique100 % 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


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a colour oil portrait painting
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oil painting 
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a custom portrait painting  just for you
see more ideas in my gallery page

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check my dog portraits page for details of my unique dog portraits created by hand from your special image

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 to dog page

You can see the quality and value that you can expect as you are dealing direct from the portrait artist with years of experience of working from photographs and many orders for portraits  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 a original photo to painting you will love

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you need a good clear photo for me to work from

Get in Touch

 go to contact page

to get in touch for portraits info., prices etc

or upload your photo and I can advise if it is

suitable to work from

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