Hand-Painted Custom Portrait - SOLD OUT FOR 2020
$ 300.00
  • Custom hand-painted portrait.
  • Gouache paint on 140 pound acid free watercolor paper.
  • Portraits are done on paper size, 9 by 12 inches but space size of figures varies.
  • Ships in a flat protective sleeve.
  • Additional prints of custom portrait can be ordered. See note below.


To streamline the process to get a great custom hand-painted portrait, here are some guidelines:

  • Pricing begins at $75 per figure(person/animal) with a maximum of 8 figures. (Any more figures than this will not fit on the page.)
  • Animals include: dog, cat, bird, small animal or small reptile.
  • A horse will take the space of two figures and will be $150.
  • After completing your purchase of Hand-Painted Custom Portrait please email photo/photos of each figure, either as one photo or individual photos of each figure. People need to be forward facing and directly looking at the camera. Please keep in mind that people will be painted in the clothes that they are wearing in the delivered photo. Pricing includes typical clothing. Elaborate costumes/clothing, like a wedding dress, may incur a small extra fee. Once we receive your photo/s we will send you an email to confirm final pricing and details before starting your project.
  • Animals do not need to be forward facing or looking at the camera unless you want them to be. Please send photos of animals as you prefer for them to be painted - side view or forward facing.
  • Please send photos to laura@straleypaper.com. 

If you are interested in a custom portrait but it sounds like these guidelines can't be met, please email laura@straleypaper.com and tell me about your portrait to get an estimate as a custom project.


Note About Additional Prints:

Prints are made on white 100% cotton archival paper. Each print ships in a flat protective sleeve. If you would like to order prints, you can specify in the Notes area at checkout on your order or email laura@straleypaper.com and include the print sizes and quantities and first and last name on the order in your email. A separate prints invoice will be emailed to you, which will direct you back to the site to fulfill payment. Prints will ship in 1-2 weeks after the portrait is complete.


5 by 7 inches - first print is $40, additional prints are $20 each

8 by 10 inches - first print is $45, additional prints are $25 each

9 by 12 inches - first print is $50, additional prints are $30 each