Charcoal Drawing From Photo

Get stunning charcoal portraits from your photos hand drawn by real artists. Delivery in 2 weeks. Choose rolled or framed.

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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 skilled 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 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.

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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? 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.

Charcoal Portraits: Created with Love, Delivered with Delight

At What A Portrait, we're dedicated to delivering high-quality, hand-drawn charcoal portraits that exceed your expectations. With our commitment to 100% satisfaction, free shipping, and timely delivery, your experience is as exceptional as your artwork.

Hand Drawn Excellence

Our skilled artists do an amazing job meticulously hand-drawing your charcoal portraits from photo, infusing each piece with character and authenticity. This ensures that your artwork is a unique masterpiece that captures the essence of your photo.

Unlimited Revisions

We're committed to your satisfaction. Collaborate with our team for unlimited revisions until your artwork matches your picture perfectly.

Versatile Options

Choose from various styles. Our artists expertly bring your photos to life, adding a personal touch to every creation. Plus, enjoy the flexibility of using the preview as a digital download for multiple copies, making it easy to share your artwork with loved ones.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We take pride in delivering artwork that you'll love. If you're not completely satisfied, we'll work with you until you're delighted with the final result.

Free Shipping

Enjoy the convenience of complimentary shipping, ensuring your custom charcoal portrait reaches your doorstep with care.

Timely Delivery

Get your personalized artwork in as little as 2 weeks, allowing you to cherish your portrait sooner.

Frequently asked questions

How do you turn pictures into charcoal portraits

Transform your cherished photo into a stunning charcoal masterpiece with Whataportrait. Our skilled artists meticulously create intricate charcoal drawings that capture every detail, bringing your image to life in the timeless medium of charcoal.

Why commission a charcoal portrait sketch?

Commissioning a charcoal portrait sketch with Whataportrait allows you to immortalize your loved ones or cherished memories in a classic and captivating medium. Our skilled artists hand-sketch each piece with precision, creating a one-of-a-kind artwork that captures emotions and details in a truly unique way.

How much should a charcoal portrait cost?

The cost of a charcoal portrait from Whataportrait varies based on factors like size, complexity, and style. With the added option to use previews as digital downloads, our charcoal portraits offer great value. Our personalized approach ensures you receive a custom quote tailored to your preferences, guaranteeing that you get exceptional value for an intricately crafted charcoal portrait that will stand the test of time.

Are charcoal drawings expensive?

Charcoal drawings can vary in cost depending on factors like size, complexity, and artist expertise. At Whataportrait, we offer competitive prices for our custom charcoal drawings, starting from just $89 onwards. This allows you to experience the beauty of charcoal artistry without breaking the bank.