Pet Portraits Commissions
Just before Christmas 2022, I received an email from someone whose friend has always wanted to get a tattoo with me but, so far hadn't had the chance to yet. She said that they had a couple of my prints at home though, and she wondered if I would be up to making a custom portrait of their dog so she could give it to them as a present.
The dog (Alfred) was adorable, I had some free time during the holiday season so, of course, I said yes.
I Loved doing the portrait
I love animals in general, and seeing as I can't yet have my own dog, I'm more than happy to fawn over other people's cute pets.
I had such a nice time drawing Alfred that I decided to open some commission spots so I could keep looking at people's pets a bit longer.
Needless to say, I'm still really enjoying doing them, there's something about seeing my drawings on paper instead of skin and knowing they'll be living in someone's home that is really satisfying.
I also really like the fact that people will be able to remember their beloved pet through something that I created.
So I've decided to keep the commissions open indefinitely!
WHAT ABOUT YOUR PET'S PORTRAIT?
If you'd like a portrait of your pet, or to gift someone a unique portrait of their pet please fill out the form bellow. I'll get back to you as soon as I can. I'm charging £120 for one pet portrait or £200 for two pet portraits. They can be on the same print or two separate ones. I do these portraits in between drawing for tattoos, replying to emails and tattooing.
I won't be able to give you an exact estimate of when it will be ready, but I will always keep you up to date on my progress and where in line you are. I will e-mail you with a payment link for the print + shipping costs. Make sure to add my e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org ) to your trusted contacts so you can get my e-mail for sure! The portraits are done in order of fulfilled payment.
Please send me some good quality photos of your pet.
Make sure they aren't pixelated, super far away, or super close, distorted, weird positions, bad lighting or blurry.
The best photos are either front facing the camera, 3/4 or profile where the features are easily recognisable, the light is good and the image is good quality.
I will be drawing the portrait from these references and I can't guess what your pet looks like from blurry, dark, pixelated photos in which half of their face is hidden or tilted a weird angle.
Below you can see some examples of good and bad photos to send as references.
Feel free to send me some photos that aren't good as references but good for me to see your pet's personality and cuteness though!