COMMISSIONS PROCESS

Here I'll help walk you through my process for commissions, plus you can see some testimonials of my work below.

Nothing beats the feeling of reading a note about how one of my clients enjoyed receiving their piece as much as I enjoyed creating it.

1. Getting Started
1. Getting Started

Paintings are created using your digital reference photos. Email me a photo, or photos, (high resolution) along with a description of how you would like your watercolor to look, including anything you'd want highlighted, removed or added to the painting. You'll receive a price, and time quote (typically 4 to 6 weeks excluding Christmas orders). Payment is requested to be placed on my schedule.

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2. Creating Your Sketch
2. Creating Your Sketch

I'll guide you through your personal watercolor sketch creation. For this example, we settled on a layout somewhere between the two interior previous photos so as to show a few of the pews and ceiling lanterns, while still insuring there was room to include the details of the beautiful stained glass window. Before I put paint to paper, I'll sent you a pencil sketch for your review & approval.

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3. Final Photo Approval
3. Final Photo Approval

A final photo is sent to you for approval before shipping. This Church held many wonderful memories for the family, from baptisims to weddings, and was given to the clients parents as a Thank You gift. Looking forward to capturing memories for you!

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1. Getting Started
1. Getting Started

Paintings are created using your digital reference photos. Email me a photo, or photos, (high resolution) along with a description of how you would like your watercolor to look, including anything you'd want highlighted, removed or added to the painting. You'll receive a price, and time quote (typically 4 to 6 weeks excluding Christmas orders). Payment is requested to be placed on my schedule.

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CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

Wedding Gown Portrait

 

"When I received the watercolor that Karen did of my daughter in her wedding gown, I was overwhelmed! The incredible detail of the lace and buttons in her gown was remarkable. She managed to capture every detail to perfection! My daugher posted a picture of it on Instagram and her friends are going crazy over it. I would recommend Karen to anyone wanting a heirloom piece of art. She is nothing less than fabulous!"

~ Dianna

Custom Wedding Map

 

Beautiful wedding map keepsake. Karen has just the right balance to work with - she is both keen on getting every detail you would like, and super accommodating while at the same time she helps you narrow your choices and decisions so that you don't overcrowd the painting or try too hard with something that is not going to work on the map. You do it alongside her, but she as the artist ensures you get a terrific finished product. Once she begins your map the communication and progress is smooth and fast. She's on it! Helped in the end with framing ideas. Highly recommend.

                            ~  Eileen

Church Stained Glass Windows

 

"My parents were, of course, blown away. They loved all the attention to detail and the color scheme and how warm it felt. Thank so much for helping make this gift come to life, we (and they) couldn't be happier!"

~ Molly

Please note your signed custom sketch is for personal use only. Commercial rights retained by the artist.