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A beautiful black and white portrait based on a photograph provided by you, capturing that special moment in a unique pencil sketch style.
To guarantee complete accuracy we now use bespoke filters on the computer to turn your treasured photo into a pencil sketch style portrait. Please enlarge image thumbnails for examples of this effect - it is a linear style with added pencil strokes and shading. We can include or exclude the background behind the people, just let us know when ordering. The image can be whatever you want - just the children or the entire family, a formal pose or a more relaxed moment.
We can also print names, date or a message underneath the illustration in a handwriting style.
If you've asked for a digital proof, your portrait will be uploaded via a customer enquiry for you to check. We will only be able to make small amends such as cropping and depth of shading (rather than changing face shape etc!)
How to provide a photo
After ordering go to "My Orders" on NOTHS. Submit an enquiry and upload a photo here or send us a weblink. Please make sure the photo is the largest version you have - blurred iphone pics will not be suitable!
Computer generated portrait, digitally printed on a soft stone colour background, on 200gsm acid free, fine grain artists paper.
All illustrations are provided in a bevelled white mount. Framing: 2cm wide wooden frames in bevelled black and white and oak. 3cm wide frames in distressed black and white and flat white. All frames supplied with mdf backing board, integrated hanging hook, and Pilkington glass except extra large frames which are glazed with high grade Quinn perspex for safe delivery.
New for 2017 - see our other listings for hand drawn line illustrations and original pencil drawings!
Small - 25.5x25.5cm (10"x10") with an approx. image size 15x15cm (6"x6")
Large - 25.5x30.5cm (10"x12") with an approx. image size of 14x20cm (5.5"x8")
Extra Large - 38.8x38.8cm aprox.(approx15"x15") with an approx. image size of 28x28cm (11"x11")
Extra prints? Additional copies of the same illustration are £23 each unframed.
Don't have a photo? Buy our Portrait Gift Voucher which the recipient can redeem.
Letterfest was shortlisted for Gift of the Year 2015 and is Winner of Creative Business of the Year 2011, Best Customer Service 2012 and Children's Gift of the Year 2016.