Commission a Portrait by Mark Braithwaite
Artist Mark Braithwaite is happy to accept commissions for portraits in both pencil and oil.
Past clients for portraiture include Ampleforth College, for whom Mark recently completed a prestgious commission for a series of fourteen portraits in pencil. Scroll down the page for examples of Mar's portraiture!
Pricing for portraits in pencil:
300x400mm paper, portrait of one head and shoulders with white background. Completed portrait presented in 400x500mm conservation mount.
Portrait of Child (under 12 years old) from photos taken by the artist £345
Portrait of Adult from photos taken by the artist £395
Additional charge of £25 for portraits with glasses, hats, tattoos, jewellery, etc due to the increased complexity and additional time to complete!
Photographs will be taken at The Braithwaite Gallery in York. The artist will take a number of pictures, and together with the client, will agree which image to draw.
Mark may be able to work from your own photograph, please email the image to him for a quotation.
To provide your own photograph, image specification as follows:
A non-frontal head and shoulder shot with natural lighting on one side of the face (see examples) to provide depth for the drawing.
The length of the head needs to be at least a third of the photograph using portrait orientation.
Digital high resolution files are preferrable, file size at least 1MB.
Pricing for portraits in oil on canvas:
300x400mm canvas, portrait of one head and shoulders with plain background, prices from £1000
Larger sizes, full figures and group portraits can also be commissioned. Please email your requirements to Mark for a quotation.
Actual size prints of your portrait can also be arranged at a cost of £75 per mounted print.