| All portraits are done in oil on canvas or linen.
Portrait cost is determined by the portion of the figure in the painting
rather than the painting size. Portraits will be life size or under.
(Except in special circumstances, larger than life size figures appear
Fees start at $8,500. Please contact the artist for details
*For each additional figure in portrait, add 50% of cost of the
*For each pet in the portrait, add $800.
*For complex backgrounds, add $1,000.
Prices listed do not include frames. If the client wishes, the artist
will be glad to assist in the frame selection.
The artist will work with the client and make a recommendation on
the size of the portrait, often based upon where the portrait will
hang. The artist reserves the right to alter the size of the portrait
slightly to enhance the composition of the portrait. This will not
reflect a price change.
The artist works from a combination of photographs taken by her
and sittings, if possible. She sometimes makes a compositional sketch
or head study for the client before beginning. The cost of the photography
is included in the listed price.
Travel and expenses are additional charges.
One-third payment deposit is requested with the signing of the contract
and establishes a place on the artist's waiting list. An additional
one-third is requested when work begins and the final one-third,
plus the tax on the whole, is paid at the time of delivery. You
will receive statements as these payments come due.