Whether you prefer oil, watercolor, illustration, or even lego, these custom family portraits are made-to-order and will make your home a whole lot sweeter.
1. Two-person oil portrait
Commission an original two-person oil portrait by Scotland-based artist, Evelyn Crow. Her paintings are realistic and offer dimension. Perfect gift for birthdays or the holiday season. Evelyn aims to complete each portrait in about six weeks and ships worldwide.
Price: $820.00 at Etsy.com
2. Hand-painted moments captured in watercolor
Price: $19.90 on Etsy.com
These amazing portraits are hand-painted on heavy weight moleskin watercolor paper. Each portrait takes about 1-2 weeks to complete and will be shipped with care.
3. Pastel is the “It” color of this season
Price: $400.00 on Etsy.com
Order a custom chalk pastel on paper for your loved ones, especially your younger kin. This artist captures adolescence like no other and highlights the innocence of her subjects with soft glows and hues.
4. Pop art on traditional oil canvas
Price: $220.00+ on Etsy.com
Contemporary mixed with traditional oil strokes makes for a unique portrait. These artists use linen canvas primed with special petina before starting, and makes sure each painting goes through traditional oil drying stages after completion. We love the bright colors fused with traditional techniques!
5. Elegance and beauty
Price: $330.00 on Etsy.com
This particular artist, Maria Waye, makes a point to capture the elegance and beauty of each of her subjects. No matter the age or gender.
6. Quirky illustrations-what better way to create a family portrait?
Price: $120.14+ on Etsy.com
Capture your quirky side with a custom made digital art piece by Italian artist, Lili Di Prima. Her work combines vintage, digital and quirk-seamlessly.
7. Wedding couples illustrations
Price: $90.00 on Etsy.com
This particular artist uses watercolor as her medium but then provides digital files for printing. How great is that? Bamee Motions focuses on wedding couples for wedding invitations.
8. Custom embroidered family portraits
Price: $408.48 on Etsy.com
Talk about a great gift. This personalized portrait in embroidery hoop is great for newlyweds, family or even a group of friends. You could even take a group #selfie and send it in for customization. Anna Petry is the artist and she ships worldwide from Cologne, Germany.
9. Hand drawn and colored in digitally
Price: $119.66 on Etsy.com
There are so many ways to incorporate hand-drawn illustrations into other art mediums. Blanka Illustrations from London uploads their own drawings into a digital file and then colors them in. How cool is that? This is great for quirky custom family photos to send to loved ones around the holiday season. Maybe your crazy aunt Ruth.
10. Can’t forget about the pets
Price: $42.95 on Etsy.com
Why not? Pets are family too! If you’ve never thought to order in a custom dog portrait, well, you’re certainly giving it some thought now. This artist uses high quality acrylic to create awesome portraits for canvas bags, t-shirts, and invitations!