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. It may be made for a current pet or one that passed on a while back. For either reason, the special nature of the gift remains.
It is often seen as a unique gift idea. You can have such a pet protract made and gift it out either during the recipient’s birthday, or at Christmas time. It also makes a great gift for a housewarming celebration. You may be close to someone who loves their pet, and so you can take that opportunity to have an oil painting of their pet made.
Virtually any photo of a pet can be translated into an oil painting. A simple snapshot has all the details a painter will need, so long as there are minimal background distractions on it. Another idea involves having a professional photo of the pet taken and using it for the oil painting portrait.
Plenty of artists can render an oil painting from a photo. What you need is one who has experience with photos of pets. Oil paintings on canvas can be made by a lot of artists. What you need to search for is one who makes custom pet portraits. They are the ones who are best placed to capture the true likeness, expressions, and personality of a much-loved pet. This is important, since a custom pet portrait shall remain dear and near for so many years to come, to the person who is offered the painting.
These artists are also experienced enough to make such portraits relevant to the season of the day. 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. The pet itself can be painted dressed in some of those Christmas accessories, such as Santa’s hat. Look through the artist’s portfolio for proof that they can handle such a task, if they have before. You will tell if they are right for you by how you feel about their work.
A canvas oil painting is a nice way to present a timeless gift which the recipient shall cherish for a long time. It may be used as a birthday gift or on another occasion. Your effort and cost shall be worth it when you manage to give a gift that shall be cherished and loved by someone you care for. This gift says so much to the recipient. Not just what you feel for them, but also how you understand what they feel for their pet.