Expressive pet portrait. Custom painted from your photos.
THE PAINTING PROCESS by Jackie Jacobson
An expressive painting is much more colorful, and more abstract. Each brushstroke and area of color is painted over and over until it really does becomes a contemporary masterpiece. VanGogh colors and David Hockney’s many styles of painting, have been the inspiration for this style of my painting.
I was classically trained as a portrait painter, so all of my paintings are considered portraits. I use your photos but crop the picture to make the best possible portrait of your pet’s personality. All of my paintings are square in dimension and are painted on the background color of your choice.
My preference is to paint one pet per canvas. I believe I can really capture the personality of your pet with just one to a canvas. When most people see the painting they gasp with excitement. But if you really want more than one pet please email before placing an order. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The original artwork from your photo is a digital hand painting. Each stroke is painted by hand using a pen and a 27″ art tablet. The completed artwork is then printed on canvas (called a giclee print.) There is no automation used to paint your piece of art. All brushstrokes are painted by the hand of the artist exclusively.
The advantage of a digital painting is the ability to make multiple prints for you and other custom items from the finished painting. The file is saved and years later more custom items can be ordered, ie…ceramic coaster, ceramic trivets, coffee mugs and more
THE STRETCHED CANVAS
The canvas is mounted on 1-1/4″ deep wood stretcher bars. The painting wraps around the sides of the bars (called gallery wrap) and is ready to hang. It is hand signed Jacobson on the front and back side. I sign the back with the pet’s name and year it was painted.
HOW TO ORDER
STEP ONE – ORDERING
1. Select your portrait size
2. Add personalization (Pet Name, Breed, Background color # from colors)
3. Add to cart and complete your purchase.
STEP TWO – SEND PHOTO
1. Send your photo via email to… email@example.com
Note: Make sure your photo is in focus, has good lighting, and has high resolution (taken directly from phone or camera). Try to focus on your pets eyes. Make sure your pet’s ears are not out of picture. THE BEST PHOTOS are when the pet is facing forward.
After photos are emailed…phone to confirm that I received your photo 760-831-1190
I will notify you of your scheduled completion date.
STEP THREE – PORTRAIT CREATION
1. In 3-4 weeks (typically), I will send you a proof to review and approve.
2. Once you approve, your canvas will be printed and shipped.
STEP FOUR – SHIP YOUR PORTRAIT
1. All order shipped via FedEx – 4-5 weeks from order date.
2. Day of shipping I will message you with Arrival Date and Tracking Number
STEP FIVE – RECEIVE YOUR PORTRAIT
1. Unwrap and hang your Masterpiece
2. Order any additional items or prints from Extra Section
? H A V E ? A ? Q U E S T I O N
Wondering if your photo will work or have a special request? Contact me via email… firstname.lastname@example.org
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