Commission A Painting From A Photo

At Whataportrait, we specialize in commissioning custom portrait paintings from your favorite photos that you can cherish for a lifetime.

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 A couple's journey from photo to painting featuring them in the painting, the couple inside a house on the couch


Starts from $149

100% free-hand painted onto a canvas by a talented artist. This is the most loved medium in the world of art. Select rolled, gallery-wrapped, or framed options to suit your preference.

A man holding up a framed charcoal portrait drawing of himself, crafted by a local artist specializing in portrait drawing near him.


Starts from $129

Hand-made on canson paper by a proficient artist using Charcoal powder with a dry brush technique. Choose from rolled or framed options.

A woman displaying a charcoal portrait of a couple and baby commissioned by a portrait drawer.


Starts from $89

100% hand-sketched onto fine art paper by a talented artist. Charcoal sketches have a darker undertone. Available rolled or framed.

 A picture of a family holding a framed pencil portrait done from a photo.


Starts from $89

Hand-drawn entirely by a skilled artist on fine art paper, pencil sketches have a lighter undertone. Choose from rolled or framed options.

 A framed watercolor portrait of a family, made from a reference photo, hung on a wall in front of a fireplace.


Starts from $149

Handmade by a skilled artist on fine art paper, watercolor paintings have a captivating sense of fluidity. Select from rolled or framed choices.

 A man holding up a pastel portrait of a boy, created by an artist who transformed the picture into a portrait.


Starts from $149

Hand-painted by a skilled artist on fine art paper. They offer a unique blend of vibrant colors and soft textures, adding depth to your cherished memories. Available in rolled or framed options.

A man showcasing a colored pencil portrait of a house, created by a portrait maker.


Starts from $129

Meticulously hand-sketched by a proficient artist on fine art paper. Colored pencil sketches offer a captivating interplay of vibrant undertones. Choose from rolled or framed options.

A woman holding up a photo of a black and white painting of a dog, a beautiful transformation from picture to portrait painting.


Starts from $149

Hand-painted onto canvas by skilled artisans, the details on Black and White Oil Paintings add a touch of elegance to your cherished memories. Choose from rolled, gallery-wrapped, or framed options to suit your style.

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Capture Your Vision, Every Detail Matters

Personalize your custom portrait by incorporating multiple photos, ensuring that every cherished face and playful moment is captured. Preview the final result before ordering, and share your desired delivery date for a timely arrival. Need advice on backgrounds or unique gift ideas? Send us an e-mail at , call us toll-free (888) 406-3377 (Available 24/7) or SMS at (786) 708-0144. Our dedicated team is here to guide you at every step.

What Our Valued Customers Are Saying

Real Voices, Real Experiences

Henry Innes, AZ, United States

I was in a jam about getting a birthday present for a woman, turning 90, who I consider my Mom. I had a short time frame to get this done and Whataportrait came through with flying colors. It was delivered on time and turned out perfect. Many thanks to them and I plan on using them again.

Irma Holt, TX, United States

I did receive the artwork in great condition and it is fantastic.I will present it to her at a dinner that is going to take place on the 30th of this month and will be sure to capture her on video as she sees it. Thank you so much,job well done!!!!!

Larry Carrocci, Ontario, Canada

This is the site that I would again and again hands down.

Brian Lorenz, SC, United States

I wanted to make sure the side of the building is part of the picture, the window with the writing on it was very important, Thats where my mother in law worked and they met. She absolutely loved it. We hung it up immediately. It's the best gift I've ever given. Whataportrait is a Treasure Chest.

Anautica Wilson, NC, United States

I received a painting from this company and it came out great! They gave suggestions based on the type of portrait I wanted and responded promptly whenever I had questions. I would definitely shop with them again for more photographs.

Rachel Edwards, Virginia, United States

I love this company, the artist, and quality of work! I will use them again for all my future art needs. The picture that I received is absolutely perfect and my friends and family were equally amazed. I also loved how I could speak with the artist and they let me know once it was completed and shipped. Definitely great experience all around!

Quality first

Each commission is flawless and meticulously detailed. Premium materials ensure lasting beauty. Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee stands strong.

Complimentary Layouts

Our team carefully evaluates your photos and optimizes them. Complimentary layouts for your approval offer a clear preview of the final piece.

Superior Customer Experience

Our ordering is seamless, with personalized assistance for perfect results. Shipping occurs after you approve the custom artwork preview. Our dedication to exceptional customer service sets us apart.

Commissioning a Masterpiece Has Never Been Easier

Art is not just a product but a process, a dialogue between the artist and the client. At [Your Company's Name], we specialize in translating your artistic vision into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that you will cherish forever. Here's why you should consider our commissioning service:

Your Vision, Our Mission

Our bespoke service begins the moment you share your vision with us. We assign you an artist whose style and technique resonate with your artistic needs. Sometimes, the artist may bring their personal vision to complement your space, or you may choose to provide more specific guidelines. The choice is yours!

Transparent Pricing

No hidden fees, no complexities. The cost is determined through transparent discussion, allowing you to focus on what matters most - your artwork.

Preview Before Receiving

We send a preview of your artwork and ship only after receving your confirmation to ship.

Quality Delivered

Every artwork is created to perfection and shipped in custom-built boxes directly from our studio, ready to grace your space.

Hassle-Free Experience

We offer free shipping. We can also accommodate framing, ensuring your artwork arrives ready-to-hang.

Timely Completion

Time is of the essence, and we respect that. Your commissioned artwork will be completed and delivered within the mutually agreed timeframe (Typically to 2 to 3 weeks)

Ultimate Satisfaction

We don't consider a project complete until you approve the final masterpiece.

Frequently asked questions

What if I'm not in the same area as the artist?

Geography isn't a barrier. Whether you're across the city or on a different continent, we ensure your artwork reaches you in impeccable condition. Plus, shipping's on us!

How do I ensure the artwork meets my expectations?

Open communication is key. Share your vision, provide feedback, and trust our artist's expertise. Our goal is to create a piece that resonates deeply with you.

What about pricing and payment?

We prioritize clarity and flexibility in our pricing. You can opt to initiate the commissioning with a 50% deposit, with the balance payable upon final approval of your artwork. Alternatively, you're welcome to pay the full amount upfront online. Whichever route you choose, rest assured that every purchase is safeguarded by our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

What types of artworks can I commission?

You have the freedom to commission any type of artwork you desire. This can range from a detailed portrait of your cherished pet to an abstract piece that perfectly fills the void above your fireplace. If you've been inspired by an artwork you've seen elsewhere, you can request something in a similar vein. To ensure the artist brings your vision to life, it's vital to provide them with a comprehensive brief. Uploading and sharing photos can be a great way to offer them a clearer idea of what you're envisioning.

Why should someone commission a custom portrait?

Commissioning a custom portrait goes beyond just having a piece of art; it's about capturing emotions and moments that are uniquely personal. Such portraits exude exclusivity, tailored to one's individual preferences, encapsulating a special moment or feeling. Moreover, think of a custom portrait as a timeless investment. It's not just about the aesthetic appeal; it preserves cherished memories, acting as a historical record of a particular time or phase in your life, tailor-made just for you.