Drawings Photographs - how do I choose them?
Almost everyone has a
spectacular current or old photo than can
be used for custom drawings. This
photo and custom drawing was produced by having a camera close-by and ready to shoot when this cute scene presented itself as art
The first thing you need to do is check out your
box or album for photos you love to see if you already have a photo
appropriate for portraiture.
Second, after you find a photo
(3 or 4 are
great), check out my Photography
Tips page to be sure it fits with the criterion I need to
produce your beautiful drawing. Print out that page if
necessary. These tips for a custom drawing are very important.
Drawings Photographs - how do I create them?
bet. Digital cameras work great for creating photos for a custom
drawing and are the fastest way to get a photograph to
us. See the custom
drawing created with
a digital camera.
your zoom and to get right into the face of your subject. The more
face and less body in the photo, the better is it to draw from.
sure if you e-mail us a digital photo that it is not too large and is an
appropriate size to send over the internet. It must be a jpg. type
file and please do no cropping. If it needs cropping, let us do that,
ok? Making your own photos as a basis for portraiture can be
check with our Photography
Tips page for ideas on how to take a
usable photo for a
custom drawing by S. Belle-Isle.
Custom Drawings Turn
Around Time - how long does it take to receive the drawing?
The entire process from the time we receive a photo
approve until you your custom drawing in your hands is around 10 working days
assuming there is no backlog. Larger drawings than 11 x 14 and those
done in color will take a bit longer. If there is a backlog when you contact us we will notify you of the
approximate time we can start your drawing and you may be asked to pay a
deposit to hold your place in line.
custom drawing below was created from the photo
client asked for the two tall trees on the left and right be removed from the
drawing in order to give more of a view of the building in the background.
Trees around the facility were drawn to enhance the building.
Drawings Delivery - how will the drawing be delivered?
custom drawings and prints are delivered USPS
arrive wedged between two pieces
of acid free foam core board. The foam core boards with drawing are taped in
two places ONLY, for easy viewing, and they are poly bagged for
protection. The foam core drawing package is shipped between two corrugated flats.
will receive instructions and tips on the framing and
care of your original artwork.
take the utmost care in the handling of your custom drawing orders.
Your satisfaction is our main goal.