CUSTOM MODERN COMMISSIONS
Style + Love
I've been creating art with animals as the main subject since 1989. My commission process always begins with a personal consulation to ensure your needs are met. My goal is to create a one of a kind painting that captures the essence of the subject while fitting in with the personal decor style of your living space. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. International orders are welcome.
Paintings are securely packaged and shipped via fedex. My works can be found in homes across Canada (BC,Ontario,New Brunswick,Nova Scotia, & Quebec), the US (Chicago, Arizona, Virginia, Los Angeles, New York), Bermuda, Germany, and England.
Steps to starting your portrait
1. Tell me a little bit about the subject to be painted
2. Email a few photos. Send as many as you wish to start
3. Choose a canvas size
4. Suggest the style based on my previous work . Are you drawn to neutrals,
earth tone, vibrant, have a favourite colour?
5. You'll receive via email three sketches based on your suggestions for your approval before the
My portraits are done from your photos or I'm happy to photograph the subject, at no additional cost, within the Toronto area.
Customizing the Painting
If you need assistance customizing I'm happy to offer suggestions during the planning process. Client input is important to my process. My style allows for as an interactive process should the client wish. With your input the portrait will be more representative of your personal style preferences, compliment your living space, and capture your animals unique personality. My goal is to try and work closely with each client to incorporate your style and colour requests, the photograph chosen, and the layout to create artwork that is personal and unique!
Please contact me for my 2018 prices. Prices are based on size, and one subject, contact me for a quote on portraits with additional subjects.
A 10% non-refundable deposit is required to begin a custom commission. Balance is due upon completion of the painting to your satisfaction.
Shipping and handling
Costs are covered by the client.
I accept Paypal, cheque, and e-transfers.
My commission paintings have been gifted (either as a surprise or a gift certificate) for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, in memoriam, and for friends or work colleagues.
I can work within any time constraints you may have. In general the timeline is 3-5 weeks depending on my orders schedule, the size of the painting size and complexity.
Customized printable gift certificates can be emailed to you, or if you prefer a Printed Gift Certificate can be mailed to you directly. Terms are a deposit towards the price of the commission, balance due upon completion of artwork.