Dog Portrait Artists UK- How to commission a dog portrait of your pet.
If you have thought before about getting an artwork piece created by one of the many dog portrait artists that are located around the world and in the UK, you may be curious about how to process of commissioning a dog portrait works. It may be something that you have no prior experience of doing and if you are not familiar with the process it may feel slightly overwhelming.
I have pages on the specific process of commissioning a portrait with me, however, I thought it would be useful to give you some information on the general process, from finding dog portrait artists, to how the process of commissioning a dog portrait works. This will allow you to be more familiar with the process and learn how to find the perfect dog portrait artist for you and your dog.
Step 1: Dog Portrait Artist- What kind of portrait do you want?
There are a few things to consider when thinking about what you want. You need to think about cost, how much are you wanting to spend on a portrait. Different things will affect the price of a portrait, from size, subject, medium and completion date. Remember, that any artist will want to earn a reasonable price for creating something that takes a lot of time, skill and expensive materials (some of the pastels I use cost £8 each(!)).