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What do I need to know when ordering a portrait

Photos
Photos are extremely important for the development of detail. I need them as much as possible to get a better idea of the dog. Please to be without flash, if possible from a camera or with a high quality. To be with a low horizon (at the level of the animal, not photographed from above). The most suitable are the photos in a sitting or standing position, close-up and if possible without the tongue out. Photos taken too far away, out of focus, lying down or hugging, are not suitable.


From them I will choose the most suitable one or I will combine. You can send them as an archived file or download link  illustration.apash@gmail.com.

Please do not send them via facebook or instagram because social networks reduce image quality.

More than one portrait
There is no problem with a portrait of two or three dogs, a dog and a kitten, and any other options. I will be able to give you a specific price after discussing the details.

I do not include human figures in the portraits.

Technique
Portraits can be painted with aquarelle, pencil or ink (I often combine).
After seeing the pictures, I can recommend the technique.

Please keep in mind that my drawings are of impression and expressionism rather than photorealism and differences are possible. I chase similarities of course, but they are not exactly the same as the photo.

Accessory
Sometimes I add accessories to the dogs – something that would suit them, their favorite item etc.
You can let me know if you would like to add something specific – hat, scarf, glasses, bow tie and so on.

Size
I usually work in about 21/30 cm (A4) format, which is sufficient to develop a detail. If you would like the drawing to be larger, you can send me a request my email.

Frame
The frame is not included in the price, but you can tell me if you want to get the portrait framed.
The final price for it is is defined by the type of frame, glass and size.

Deadline
Deadlines are determined by additional agreement.
If you are chasing a certain date, you can inform me and if I have the opportunity I will comply with it.
* Please note that the minimum time for order completion is 10 days and I’m unable to accept urgent orders.

Payment
Payment is made in advance before starting work by bank transfer.

Receiving
For Bulgaria, your order will be sent free of charge to Econt office.

For other countries, the originals can be sent by post office with a tracking number. The price for that depends on the country and will be add to the final price.

Orders
You can make it to my e-mail or directly from the website here.
After ordering the portrait, I will contact you to clarify the details.

 

If you have any other questions, you can contact me: illustration.apash@gmail.com