When you give someone a custom pet portrait, they tend to appreciate it for a long time. This gift will be special as it reminds them of something truly special in their lives. You can have one made of a current pet, or of a loved one that died. For either reason, the special nature of the gift remains.
It presents a unique gift idea. When you commission a pet portrait as a gift, you have the option of presenting it to the intended recipient either on their birthday or during Christmas. You can even present in on any other occasion, such as a housewarming party. You can also go the extra, mile and have an oil painting made for that special someone in your life.
Virtually any photo of a pet can be translated into an oil painting. You can give out a simple snapshot, and it will be enough, provided it is clear and does not have a lot of background distractions. You can also have a professional photo taken and used for the painting purposes.
Plenty of artists can render an oil painting from a photo. But you have to be careful enough to select one who is well versed in painting pets. You will find a lot of artists who can make oil paintings. But you will find many artists whose specialty is painting custom pet portraits. They are the ones who are best placed to capture the true likeness, expressions, and personality of a much-loved pet. You need this guaranteed, since the painting will be on display for a long time to come.
You can also have then put in some seasonal touches to the painting. If you plan to give the painting on Christmas time, they shall have the portrait reflect the occasion, through the infusion of certain items that are prevalent on the occasion. They can even have the pet dressed in certain accessories that speak of the occasion, such as a small hat. Look through the artist’s portfolio for proof that they can handle such a task, if they have before. When you look at what they have done in the past, you will get a feel of whether you can allow them to work on the portrait.
A canvas oil painting has always been a classy way of giving a gift which shall be utilized and admired for a long time. You can give it on their birthday or on nay other celebration. It feels great going through so much work and expense to present a gift that is loved and treasured for long. This gift says so much to the recipient. Not just your feelings, but their feelings towards their pet.