When you give someone a custom pet portrait, they tend to appreciate it for a long time. This gift shall preserve wonderful memories that shall last a long time. You can either have one made of the current pet, or of one that they loved but has already passed on. Either way, it can be offered as a unique gift to celebrate any occasion.
It is often seen as a unique gift idea. For such a gift, you can have the painting made and offered out when it is their birthday or when it is on an occasion like Christmas. It also makes a great gift for a housewarming celebration. You may be close to someone who loves their pet, and so you can take that opportunity to have an oil painting of their pet made.
The required photo for the painting can be of any quality. You can give out a simple snapshot, and it will be enough, provided it is clear and does not have a lot of background distractions. Another idea involves having a professional photo of the pet taken and using it for the oil painting portrait.
Many artist only need such a photo to produce an oil painting. You should be looking specifically for one who has experience with pet portraits. Oil paintings on canvas can be made by a lot of artists. But you will find many artists whose specialty is painting custom pet portraits. They are the ones who are best placed to capture the true likeness, expressions, and personality of a much-loved pet. You need this guaranteed, since the painting will be on display for a long time to come.
You can also have then put in some seasonal touches to the painting. If it is given during Christmas, they can add in items that give off the holiday theme and mood. It is possible to also have the pet look like it is the mood of the occasion, when it is painted dressed in some of the holiday’s staples, such as Santa’s hat. You need to look at the artist’s portfolio to see what kind of work they have done in the past that concerns pet portraits. You will tell if they are right for you by how you feel about their work.
A canvas oil painting is a nice way to present a timeless gift which the recipient shall cherish for a long time. It may be used as a birthday gift or on another occasion. Your effort and cost shall be worth it when you manage to give a gift that shall be cherished and loved by someone you care for. This gift says so much to the recipient. Not just what you feel for them, but also how you understand what they feel for their pet.