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This listing is for a portrait painting of one person. If you would like to add more people, then please contact the artist to discuss price, and a separate commission listing will be created for you. 


Panels vs. Canvas: Panels are a flat surface (usually a canvas or similar) that is about the depth of cardboard. These can usually be framed in standard frames (with our without a mat border) much like you would frame a print or picture. The glass of a standard frame can be kept in or taken out. Canvases are generally thicker (at least 1/2 inch to 2 inches in depth, depending on the type of canvas). These can be framed in canvas frames or floating canvas frames. Many sizes are availabe for purchasing online. Although some sizes can be difficult to find. For this reason, I do make frames for all the sizes offered. I do not require a frame to be purchased from me, but I recommend that the art should always be framed. Custom framing locations can help you choose the best frame.



FINISH: All paintings are painted using archival material. The oil and acrylic works will be varnished (to ensure your painting will last for decades to come) and will come wrapped in glassine paper.


TIMELINE: Most portrait paintings take about 2-3 weeks to finish once they are started. Sometimes, there is a waitlist and I will let you know the rough estimate of when I can get started on your painting. If you have a specific “need by date” please reach out to me, and I can let you know how many paintings are ahead of yours and if I am able to move things around to get it done in time. Oil paintings usually take an additional 2-3weeks to ship (because they take longer to dry before they can be varnished). For this reason, I recommend to start your order at least 2-3 months before you need it. If it is needed sooner, I can let you know how quickly I will be able to get it done. Not always, but in certain cases, rush charges could apply. Any painting that is a “rush” order would be painted with acrylic, because it will dry and be ready the fastest.


ACRYLIC vs. OIL: Both of these mediums will give you a traditional painted portrait look. Oil takes the longest to paint and dry. If you want the most traditional look, oil painting would be recommended. Generally speaking, it is very difficult to tell the difference between a dried oil painting and a dried acrylic painting and both are archival quality (meaning they should last for many generations when kept under the right conditions).

Portrait Painting (Commission)

  • Commission based pieces are made to order just for you, because of this, full payment (minus your initial deposit) is required up front for any commissioned piece.

    After you place your order, we will reach out to you to get photo(s) and let you know an estimated start/completion date will then provide you with an estimate of completion times and if any additional charges will incur from additional subjects and/or complicated backgrounds or clothing. If you need it by a certain date, please let us know. Your response time to these emails could effect when we are able to complete the painting.

    Once payment is made in full, this will hold your spot on the waitlist (if there is one). Once the painting has been started, it is fully non-refundable. If after payment is made in full, as long as the painting has not been started, you have 48 hours to cancel and receive a full refund (as long as the painting has not been started). After 48 hours, if a cancellation is requested, Amy DeNeal Art will retain 10% of the original fee. This is due to the fact that often times, even before a piece is started, the artist will aquire supplies (canvases of certain sizes, framing materials, etc) prior to the actual painting starting. 

    A deposit helps secure your spot on the wait list for a commission. If a wait list is longer than 6 months, then commissions will be closed until the wait list can be cleared up. 

    If you have any questions, please contact

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