A Guide to Custom Pet Portraits


A custom pet portrait shall remain a special gift for anyone who receives it.   This gift shall preserve wonderful memories that shall last a long time.   It may be made for a current pet or one that passed on a while back.   For either reason, the special nature of the gift remains. 

It presents a unique gift idea.   When you commission a pet portrait as a gift, you have the option of presenting it to the intended recipient either on their birthday or during Christmas.   You can even present in on any other occasion, such as a housewarming party.   You may be close to someone who loves their pet, and so you can take that opportunity to have an oil painting of their pet made. 

The required photo for the painting can be of any quality.   You can give out a simple snapshot, and it will be enough, provided it is clear and does not have a lot of background distractions.   You can also have a professional photo taken and used for the painting purposes. 

There are many artists who can render an oil Animal Painting from a photo.   What you need is one who has experience with photos of pets.   Oil paintings on canvas can be made by a lot of artists.   But you will find many artists whose specialty is painting custom pet portraits.   They are the ones who are best placed to capture the true likeness, expressions, and personality of a much-loved pet.   You need this guaranteed, since the painting will be on display for a long time to come. 

These artists are also experienced enough to make such portraits relevant to the season of the day.   If it is given during Christmas, they can add in items that give off the holiday theme and mood.   It is possible to also have the pet look like it is the mood of the occasion, when it is painted dressed in some of the holiday's staples, such as Santa's hat.   You need to look at the artist's portfolio to see what kind of work they have done in the past that concerns pet portraits.   When you look at what they have done in the past, you will get a feel of whether you can allow them to work on the Pet Portraits

A canvas oil painting has always been a classy way of giving a gift which shall be utilized and admired for a long time.   It can be a birthday gift, or given on any other occasion.   It feels great going through so much work and expense to present a gift that is loved and treasured for long.   This gift shall communicate a lot.   Not just how you feel for them, but also how you get what they feel for their beloved pet.