Pet Portraits by Irisha
A warm welcome to my Pet Portraits website. My name is Irina Petrova but I’m known as the artist Irisha. Originally from Russia, I now live in Gloucester, UK.
I’ve been hand painting pet portraits professionally since 2010 and I work mainly in pastels and coloured pencils.
If you are looking for a dog portrait, cat portrait or horse portrait I would love the opportunity to capture their likeness in a pet portrait you will cherish.
Pet Portraits from photos
Lifelike pastel dog portraits from photos in a range of sizes supplied either framed or unframed.
Pastel cat portraits from your photos. Commission me to supply you a cat painting you will love.
Horse portraits from photos. I would love to supply you a horse painting or your horse or horses.
Pet Portraits Pricing
The following prices are a guide. Pricing depends on many factors including size, number of subjects, background and type of portrait. Please contact me with your exact requirements for an exact quote.
A4 (and A4+)
Head Study Only
A3 (and A3+)
Full Body £270.00
Extra Subject +£80.00
A2 (and A2+)
Full body £320.00
Extra Subject +£90.00
Full Body £380.00
Extra Subject +£100.00
Pet Portraits - Testimonials
Here are just a few of the many testimonials I have from satisfied customers. More reviews can be seen on my Google My Business page.
Pet Portraits - FAQ
Examples of frequently asked questions. Click the question to reveal the answer.
I do list a price guide on the home page and on my dog portraits, cat portraits and horse portraits pages. It is however a guide and there are a range of factors that determine the final price. These include:
- Whether portrait is a head study or full body portrait.
- Whether the portrait is of one subject or more than one subject.
- How simple or complex the background is.
- Whether you want the pet portrait supplied unframed or framed.
I require a deposit to start a pet portrait. I email an image of the finished portrait and there is no obligation to buy until you are happy with it. Once you are happy the balance is payable (cash, cheque or Paypal) and the finished portrait can then be collected or posted to you by special delivery.
I am able to work from a physical photographic print that you post to me or a digital image that is sent by email. It’s important that the pet is clear and appears large in the image. Ideally the lighting will have been neutral so that the fur colour is accurate in the photo. Also avoid images with red eye if possible. Sending multiple images that illustrate certain features or reveals your pet’s personality will help. The better the images you send the better the final portrait.
Typically a portrait will take 3-4 weeks. Certain times of the year are busier but I can always give an approximate completion date before I start.
Some customers want to arrange their own framing. I am able to supply your pet portrait framed if you prefer. I only charge for the cost of the frame, no fee for actually framing. I can advise which frames I use or you can send me the frame you would like to use.
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