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Prices & Sizes

My portraits are created using high quality, lightfast materials. Lightfast is a longevity rating in art supplies. The higher the score the longer the colour, pigment or material will last. All of my materials including the paper, canvases and boards I use are all archival and made to last ensuring you are getting the very best quality.

Please find all the standard sizes and their prices.
** Custom sizes are available upon request. If you require a size that is not listed above please don’t hesitate to contact me for a quote **

   Portrait  Size         Graphite Pencil     Pastels    Additional Pet   Postage UK   Special background/ 
scenic etc
A4 (8.3″ x 11.7″)  £250 £275 £45  £15 £100
A3 (11.7″ x 16.5″) £500 £550 £65 £20 £200
14″ x 20″ £725 £800 £95 £30 £300
A2 (16.5″ x 23.4″) £1000 £1100 £125 POA £400


 Canvas size (inches)   Acrylic painting (unframed)   Additional Pet   Postage UK   Scenic background 
 8″ x 10″ £360 n/a  £15 £100
10″ x 12″ £440 £45 £15 £100
12″ x 16″ £580 £65 £25 £200
16″ x 20″ £880 £95 £35 £300
20″ x 24″ £1200 £160 POA £400

Additional information:
Tonal ‘mottled’ or glow backgrounds are free for both pastel and acrylic portraits.
Graphite portraits are drawn on white paper with the option of monochrome backgrounds. Like with pastels and acrylics a simple glow background are free.

How to secure your slot on my waiting list:
I ask for a 30% non refundable deposit which will reserve your place on my waiting list. The balance can then be paid when the portrait is complete. Should monthly payments be convenient that is also an option.

International shipping:
I frequently ship outside of the UK. Please contact me for a quotation.

For acrylics on a pre-stretched canvas where the intention is to hang the finished painting directly on the wall, I continue the background on all 4 edges of the canvas. This makes them well suited in the cases where framing is not preferred. Should this be the preference they will come ready to hang with strong framing cord and cushion corner pads so that they are ready to be displayed immediately. Paintings on a pre-stretched canvas can be framed when you get them home. Alternatively, any local framer to you will be able to professionally frame them. Should the plan be to frame the painting it will be sent without the framing cord and corner pads as you or the framer will have to remove these when framing. 

Standard size pastel or graphite portraits will come with a mount/matte so that they are ready to be framed behind glass. Bespoke size portraits can also be mounted by my framer at an additional charge. Depending on the size of the custom portrait prices for a mount start at £5. 

Sizing information: 
When painting portraits of head/shoulders I try to fill the entire canvas with the subject. There is usually a 1-2 inch gap from the subject to the edge of the canvas or paper. This creates a balanced portrait and ensures that if you choose to have it framed there is no loss of background/subject.

** For people portraits please contact me for prices. **

If you would like to request a commission and discuss what portrait size would best suit your requirements, please don’t hesitate to contact me.