2.) The types of pencils I use are as follows:
Staedtler Lumograph HB to 8B, and Charcoal 3B. I occasionally
use a black fabric marker to mark the pupils of the eyes and nostrils.
3.) Yes, these are the most common pictures that
I have commissioned. It does not matter if one is, for
example, 5" x 7" and the other is 8" x
10", I can match them up and make it look as if they
are sitting in the same picture. One thing that really helps
the picture look more realistic (when done this way) is to make
sure the light source is coming from the same direction in each
picture. (This way it does not look as if the light is coming
from several different directions, resulting in a very unrealistic
4.) Yes. Just be sure to specify that this
is what you want when sending the pictures to me.
5.) A 'subject' can be anything. A person,
an animal, a car, a boat, etc. Whatever you want to
put in your picture is a subject. (I will draw almost anything
as long as photographs are provided).
6.) All prices are listed in
Prices page. If you have a larger size needed, please
contact me for pricing.
7.) Payments are available now either online
or via snail mail. You may pay me with check, money
order, or credit card. A 1/3 deposit is required beforehand,
and the last two payments, that are due within the following two
months.. When sending deposit, you MUST sign a piece
of paper, or send an email agreeing to pay the rest after completion
of portrait to be able to make payments. If you need help
with this, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I respond very quickly to email.
8.) It can take me anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months
to complete a portrait, depending on the detail involved. :)
9.) I usually give an average time span of 4-6 weeks.
10.) YES! Definitely!
Your original photos will be returned, along with your completed
11.) As long as you make sure to specify this
in your letter, I can leave out pretty much anything.