Paul Keysar accepts portrait painting and drawing commissions of individuals and groups in a variety of sizes and styles. Paintings are done in oil. Drawings are charcoal or graphite. Depending on size of the piece and timeframe for completion, artist normally charges a non-refundable deposit of 1/3 to 1/2 with the balance due on completion of the art work. Custom payment plans can be arranged.

COMMISSION A PORTRAIT PAINTING

Jacob in Winter, original portrait painting, figure in the landscape, by artist Paul Keysar   Study for Jacob at Age 3, portrait painting

To commission a portrait painting, please call me at 704-596-1286, or email me for more information.

Shown Above: "Sketch for Jacob at Age 3", oil painting (1st shown)
"Jacob in Winter" 14x18" oil on board (2nd shown)


The examples above show a head and torso portrait study done for a larger painting of the figure in the landscape.

Below is a child and pet portrait of twin brothers and dog with a landscape background.

Below: "The McGuire Boys", 20x16" oil
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The McGuire Boys - commissioned portrait painting of twin brothers and pet boxer dog on a dock on the South River, Annapolis, MD, by artist Paul Keysar

Below is a 3/4 portrait painting with a landscape background.

Below: "Winter Solstice", 24x20" oil on canvas
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Winter Solstice, post contemporary realism portrait painting by artist Paul Keysar




COMMISSION A PORTRAIT DRAWING

To commission a portrait drawing, please call me at 704-596-1286, or email me for more information.

commission a portrait drawing Shown at Left: "Carolyn in a Fur Hat", 22.5 x 17" charcoal and white chalk on paper

This is an example of a 3/4 portrait drawing commission with a landscape background.

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commission a portrait drawing Shown at Left: "Dr. Charles Dana Hershey Jr.", 24x18" charcoal and white chalk portrait drawing

This is an example of a detailed head and shoulders portrait commission.

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commission a portrait drawing Shown at Left: "Portrait of Jeremy Goodwyne", 16x12" charcoal drawing

This is an example of a head only portrait commission, which includes a quick realistic portrait on an abstract background with loose interpretation of the neck and shoulders.












COMMISSION A PET PORTRAIT

To commission a pet portrait drawing or painting, please call me at 704-596-1286, or email me for more information.

commission a dog portrait drawing Shown at Left: "Jax", 10x8" charcoal drawing

This is an example of a head and shoulders pet portrait commission, which includes a detailed portrait on a plain background. This portrait won honorable mention in the 2015 Members Only competition, commissioned portrait category, from the Portrait Society of America.

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commission a dog portrait drawing Shown at Left: "Charlie", 10x8" charcoal drawing

This is an example of a head and shoulders pet portrait commission, which includes a detailed portrait on a plain background.

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How can I commission you to create a custom drawing or painting?

If you would like to commission a portrait, landscape or still life painting or drawing, please call me at 704-596-1286, or email me, to discuss what you have in mind. The process of commissioning a painting or drawing is typically as follows:



Client is responsible for all shipping costs, including packaging and insurance, along with applicable sales tax (NC residents). Any travel expenses incurred by artist to meet with client or paint on site will be the responsibility of the client with advance approval.

For more information, please see the how to purchase page.