Photo to painting is not a recent practice. It has been in existence since the early 20th century when most world leaders and other prominent upper-class figures commissioned artists to paint their photos on canvas. The practice has gained popularity in recent times as a novel or trendy way of preserving family portraits and photos of children, pets, and houses in a classic style.
Benefits of this type of art
Commissioning an artist to paint from a photo is a pretty cool form of art that you can use to transform a small photo into a larger and more impressive piece of art. A beautiful painting, a loved one hung on the wall is more accessible or visible to friends and relatives than a photo hidden in the pages of a family album. A painted portrait also enables you to preserve a picture for memorial purposes.
This type of art is also perfect for preserving wedding photos in a special style for anniversaries. It is a classic way of saving the memories of that special day when you said “I Do.” You can even have your newborns first photo painted and hung in a special place.
Painted portraits add a touch of color, style, and elegance to your home’s interior decoration. Nothing feels as relaxing and reassuring as sitting back in a living room with painted portraits of your family, spouse, or pet hanging on the wall.
In the Office
Commissioning artists in a commercial context is also possible with various companies working with the client company interior designers from chosen photos either personal or images sourced online to make the office environment more relaxed for visiting clients and also very importantly to make the workplace more conducive to employee performance.
What you need to create a painting from photo
The entire process starts with an image which is actually the photo you want to be transformed into a painting whether it be several for the office or one for the individual. The photo can be any type of hard copy or digital image. It is more preferable today to have a digital photo painted although many companies will accept the hard copy as the picture to paint and can still work with old pictures that were taken before the digital photography age.
Size of the painting
It is also important to select the desired painting size for the final product. Companies providing this service will provide you with a wide range of painting sizes to choose from.
Photo to oil painting is an art that comes with many customization possibilities. It is therefore essential to know what type of customization or modification you may require beforehand. A few things that can be customized include the painting’s background, color of clothes in order to match the painting’s overall style and color, and combination merging of different pictures involving different people.
Finding the right company
Before you select the company to work on your paintings, ensure that the studio provides personalized attention to each client’s order. This is because everyone has his or her unique demands and preferences. Always work with a company that has skilled and experienced artists to avoid paying for shoddy paintings. Remember to inquire about the time it will take to complete your order since these portraits are usually in high demand especially during the holiday season. I will be commissioning a: LoveCustomArt.com artist handpicked by myself from their portfolio to Paint My Photo to Oil Painting – hand painted by a Professional Artist.