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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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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The Bespoke Gift: A Handpainted Pet Portrait

Today’s world seems to thrive on mass-produced, digitalized products, but discriminating gift-givers appreciate the personal touch and unique nature of handmade offerings. We here at Larry Gekiere – Artist want to give you the opportunity to help someone in your life celebrate their beloved pet with a bespoke, hand-painted gift – a custom oil painting of their best friend!

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