painting process by artists
painting process by artists
painting process by artists

Customize a Family Portrait from Your Photo

Customize a Family Portrait from Your Photo

Families play an essential role in our life. Whenever we get hurt, families give us comfort and love which heal our wound. There are many valuable moments with them that we hope to keep forever. Luckily, there are many talented artists who specialized in turning our family photos into different kinds of portrait paintings that we love.

There are several kinds of media for options, and among them, oil painting, pencil sketch, watercolor, and colored pencil drawing are the most popular. However, when you are considering the medium, instead of popularity, you should choose a suitable one according to your photo. So firstly, let us have a look at the type of family photos.

Couple & Kids Family Portrait

Most of the case, the family photos from our customers contain two or three figures, they are the parent and child, the grandparent and grandchild, the sister and brother, twins, the parent and dog or cat (yes, this parent and pet photos usually come from the daughters, who want to memorize the time between their parents and pets). Because of the number of figures, this type of paintings should be at least 16 x 20 inches or 20 x 24 inches. Besides, this painting can include all the background, but it needs to be not complicated. Otherwise, the focus will be on the background instead of the persons. Our professional artists can make this type of photos into lovely oil paintings, pencil sketches, watercolor portraits and so on. In a word, a few figures and simple background photos can be turned into all kind of media.

Photo with more than three figures, 24 x 24 inches and 24 x 30 inches will be much better. Otherwise, the details of the persons can’t be captured very well. As for the background, it is usually a neat color background, which can be chosen on our website by Choose From Background Color. When the figures are more than two, we recommend oil painting, watercolor, and colored pencil. The reason that we do not recommend pencil sketch is it can not express the prosperous feeling of the photo very well compared to other media. Pencil Sketch is suitable for house photo, landscape photo, and two-figures photo, but not a large-figure photo.

Let’s move on to the part that different occasions and ceremonies for giving out framed family portraits.

Family Watching Aurora Scenery

On a Famous Festival

Especially on the biggest Holidays, such as Christmas and New Year, families will be together and have lots of fun. The photos taken on this day will fill with laughter and happiness, and artists can turn them into portrait artworks as next year’s holiday gifts for family members which will be very warm and considerate art gifts.

On Parents’ or Grandparents’ Birthday

When we were kids, parents spent most of their time with us, now we separate from our families because we have our own family or maybe we need to be independent. Reunion can be a very valuable thing. And this time, you can turn a photo of you and your families into a portrait, choose a suitable frame, and then the painting will be arrived and ready to hang. We received many touching emails from our customers who told us that their parents teared up when they opened the package of the family painting.

Far away from Home

For those who can’t be with their parents very often, send us a family photo, and let one of our talented artist to make it into a vivid portrait which can be taken with you and release your homesickness.

When the time is rough, your family will always be there to cheer you on. We hope that the family portraits that our artists made for you can lift you up. No matter life is tough or happy, and Portrait Gift will always be here to have your back and bring a warm and unique painting for you and your families.

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