Custom Oil Painting
Custom Oil Paintings Information
Most custom oil painting begins with a photograph; a photograph that someone falls in love with and wants to immortalize.
Whether it's the photograph of a baby taking his first steps, a honeymoon shot that captures the love shared between a couple, a grandparent cavorting with a grandchild, or a sleeping expectant mother, what's being immortalized is not a photograph, but the sentiment evident in the photograph.
This is important to remember when you are choosing a professional for your custom oil painting.
Following are some of the most common types of custom oil paintings commissioned.
Custom Oil Paintings: Common Types of
Custom Oil Painting of Babies/Children: When it comes to immortalization, children seem to be a favorite among those commissioning custom oil paintings. Maybe it's because they grow up so fast.
Everyone from parents to grandparents, uncles and aunts want to savor the childhood of their beloved child, grandchild, niece and/or nephew.
Custom Oil Painting of Special Occasions: Weddings by far lead this category. For many adults, this is one of the happiest days of their life. And, it marks a new beginning on so many levels: leaving the single life behind, becoming a permanent part of a couple, looking towards parenthood, etc.
Is it any wonder so many want to immortalize the occasion with a custom oil painting?
Custom Oil Painting of Couples: Besides their wedding day, couples mark many milestones in their lives – their honeymoon, their vacations through the years, their anniversaries, the realization of impending parenthood, etc.
When you share a life with someone, marking each momentous occasion with a custom oil painting can be a beautiful way to stop time, so to speak.
Custom Oil Painting of Families: As alluded to above, couples eventually become families. Capturing family portraits in the form of oil can be for immediate families, or extended families.
Custom Oil Paintings of the Family Pet: You can include your pet in the family photo, alone, or feature just the two of you. But yes, even Fido can be captured on canvas. For centuries, royalty and peasants alike have immortalized their pets in this manner.
As many family pets are intimate parts of the family, it makes perfect sense.
Custom Oil Painting of Scenery: Remember your grandparents old house nestled just so along the country road? How about the family boat sitting in the harbor where you always captured the most amazing sunsets?
Scenery remains a perennial favorite for custom oil paintings.
Even the greats like van Gogh and Cezanne couldn't help themselves when it came to scenery. So, if you have a favorite scene, you're in good company if you decide to immortalize it in a custom oil painting.
The choices from which to choose are limited only by the sentiment you wish to encapsulate.
Oil Paintings: A Word about Framing
Framing can be expensive, so speak with a professional to get the best option for your custom painting – and your individual budget.