Getting the Best Photo of Your Pet for a Portrait

If you are trying to get the very best photo of your pet which will result in a great portrait, there are some basic concepts to keep in mind.

Many people choose to have professional photography done. That is always a possibility, but with a little patience and preparation,  you can really enjoy capturing the perfect picture for a portrait yourself. Remember you know your pet better than anyone.

Have fun and don’t rush. Take plenty of pictures. And don’t worry! No matter what the quality of the photo, I will work with you on exactly what you want in your final custom oil painting. Here are some hints:

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Custom Oil Painting for Charity

Hand Painted Pet Portrait

The Crystal Charity Ball‘s sole purpose, since 1952, has been to aid, support and make contributions to children’s charities in Dallas County. Larry Gekiere – Artist is proud to donate a custom oil painting to the Crystal Charity Ball’s auction every year. The lucky bidder, in addition to supporting children’s charities in Dallas County, becomes the owner of a custom oil painting for themselves or as a gift to a friend or loved one.

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Tis The Season for Hand-Painted Gifts!

Hand-Painted Holidays!

Once again, it’s that time of year when you scratch your head over the ideal gifts for loved ones and friends. You already know the kind of hand-painted custom oils I do of pets, or, if you don’t, you can check out my portfolios here and consider presenting your loved one or friend with a special, custom oil painting of their favorite companion. In addition, I also paint landscapes, buildings, landmarks, and interesting people I see on my travels. Stay tuned for some additional ideas for gifts this season!

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