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Dog Portrait Prices and Information

Welcome to our dog portrait prices and information page. If you are looking for a traditionally hand painted portrait in oils or a hand drawn graphite pencil drawing, you will find a price guide below. Our sizes are bespoke so if you have a particular place in mind to display the artwork, we are happy to work with your requirements. Please use the drop down list to convert to your currency.


    • Pencil

      • 1 head only
      • 12" x 10" = £650

      • 1 head / 1 full body
      • 14" x 11" = £700

      • 1 to 3 heads / full bodies
      • 16" x 12" = £800
      • 18" x 14" = £900

      • 1 or multiple heads / full bodies
      • 20" x 16" = £1000
      • 24" x 18" = £1100
      • 30" x 20" = £1200
      • 30" x 24" = £1300
      • 40" x 30" = £1500
    • Oils

      • 1 head only
      • 12" x 10" = £1300

      • 1 head / 1 full body
      • 14" x 11" = £1500

      • 1 to 2 heads / full bodies
      • 16" x 12" = £2500
      • 18" x 14" = £3000

      • 1 or multiple heads / full bodies
      • 20" x 16" = £3500
      • 24" x 18" = £4500
      • 30" x 20" = £5500
      • 30" x 24" = £6500
      • 40" x 30" = £7500

Sizing Guide, Frames and Plaques

Larger sizes and bespoke available. Prices shown are base prices. If you send us your photos and ideas, we can tailor make a quote for you. Pricing may vary according to design, including complexity of background if required and/or additional pets etc.

Montage drawings include a single central study and four studies around it. Add £100 to any size from 16 x 12 and above
starts from £100, please email your ideas to receive a quote.
Engraved Plaques in Gold, Silver or Bronze for any amount of text are £49


Worldwide Shipping

The shipping costs below cover the actual postage value booked with UPS or Royal Mail. It also includes costs to cover cellophane, foamwrap, hardboard either side of the portrait and a sturdy double walled cardboard box. if you would like to see photos of a portrait being packed, please visit our step by step page Live Commissions »

UK - Pencils and Oils Framed & Unframed

Unframed 18 x 14 and under - £30
Unframed 20 x 16 and above - £40
Framed 18 x 14 and under - £40
Framed 20 x 16 and above - £50

Worldwide Pencils and Oils Framed and Unframed

Unframed 18 x 14 and under - £70
Unframed 20 x 16 and above - £80
Framed 18 x 14 and under - £80
Framed 20 x 16 and above - £90


Payment & Booking Availability

Many of our clients like to make a deposit to secure a place in our commissions list. We have fairly long lists so saving your space can be essential, particularly if you have a specific date in mind to receive the portrait by. In general we ask for a £200 deposit for a pencil drawing or £500 deposit for an oil painting. If you would like to email us your photos and an idea of the kind of size and medium you would like, we can create you a mockup and discuss your ideas. We then email you a safe and secure link to make a deposits using our payment system Worldpay as our payment provider. We accept all major debit and credit cards including American Express. You can also call our studio on +44 (0)1559 384628 to place your order over the telephone. Please read our terms and conditions page before ordering.

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How It Works

If this is the first time your have commissioned a dog portrait artist and you would like to know how the process works, why not pop over to our commissioning process page. Here you can follow a live dog portraits commission from the first email with our client to the packing of the portrait. How It Works - Dog Portraits process >>

dog portrait process


Ordering your dog portrait as a gift?

If you are purchasing your dog portrait as a gift, we can provide our gift voucher promotional material via email. Our voucher packs are personalised so are made bespoke for each client. We will also arrange the wording of the voucher and whether you would like the value displayed or prefer it without. Gift vouchers can account for part of the portrait value with the recipient contributing to the remainder, or the voucher can cover the total portrait price. Why not pop over to our voucher page for more information or alternatively call us in the studio and we can take your order and details over the phone gift voucher page >>

Dog Portraits Gift Vouchers


Taking and choosing photos for your dog portrait

We work from one main photo for the pose of your dog portrait and use others for detail and colouring. Photographs are a very important part in the portraits process and it is essential that we work with the best quality photos you can provide. With this in mind we have written a comprehensive photography guide on our photography tips page. If you are unsure whether the photos you have taken or have of your pet are suitable for a portrait, you are more than welcome to email them to us and we can chat about your ideas. Photography Tips Page >>

Dog Photography Tips


Luxury Framing and Engraved Plaques

If you would like us to create the whole package for you from initial concept, the creation of the portrait, right through to framing we can do so. We work with two of the best framers in the UK who provide us with a luxury framing service. We commission them to make high quality bespoke frames from large swept frames for our oil paintings to smaller traditional frames for the pencil drawings. We cant stress enough how important the framing process is for our portraits. It is imperative to purchase a high quality frame. An experienced framer can to make sure the portrait is protected and framed correctly. It is also important to choose the right style and colour frame for your portrait to show the painting or drawing at it's best. We have had many years of experience choosing frames for our portraits and along with the expert guidance from our framers, we can provide you with a superb framing service. Take a look at our framing page page to give you a few ideas, and let us know what kind of style of frame you like and we can help find something bespoke for you - Bespoke Framing >>

Dog Portraits Framing


Dog Portraits Studio and Materials

Some of our clients are interested in where we work and the materials we use, to get a fuller understanding of what their painting or drawing will be like. This can be very helpful if you haven't commissioned a dog portrait before. We have collated a page dedicated to our materials along with lots of lovely photos of where we work and our studio. Take a look here on our studio and materials page >>

Dog Portraits Art Studio