Commissions

‘I realise that commissioning a painting can be a daunting task, which is why I’m passionate about making the process as simple as possible for clients. I am very flexible in the way I work, which can be seen through my varied subject matter, and am happy to discuss any potential commissions in detail, free of charge, with no obligation.’

 

Steven Higginson

 

If you’d like to buy a portrait painting of a family member, friend, colleague or perhaps yourself, more information about Steven’s commissions service can be found in the FAQs section below. 

 

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To discuss your requirements further, or to book your commission, please contact Steven directly via the button above.

 

portrait painting cost

 

PRICING

Prices shown are for original oil on board paintings, including framing. Please note that frames increase the total size of the painting by approx. 10″ to each dimension. Paintings can be couriered anywhere in UK at an additional cost of £20. For international courier costs, please contact Steven for a quote.

 

  • All commissions are subject to a £100 deposit once the work has been agreed on. This is taken off the final cost.

 

  • Payment may be made in installments. Please ask for more information. Full payment must be received before the completed piece is delivered.

 

 

One-person Portrait:

 

9 x 12in – £595

12 x 16in – £895

16 x 20in – £1,195

20 x 24in – £1,795

  • Two-person portraits are priced as above plus an additional flat-rate of £100. 
  • For three or more person portraits, please contact Steven to discuss your requirements.
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FAQs

 

How much does a portrait painting cost?

Prices listed below are for original oil on board paintings, including framing. Please note that frames increase the total size of the painting by approx. 10″ to each dimension.

One-person Portrait:

9 x 12in – £595

12 x 16in – £895

16 x 20in – £1,195

20 x 24in – £1,795

 

  • Two-person portraits are priced as above plus an additional flat-rate of £100.
  • For three or more person portraits, please contact Steven to discuss your requirements.

 

Can I get a portrait painted from a photo?

Yes – Steven works from photographs provided by the client which can be sent via email or WhatsApp. Steven can offer advice and guidance on suitability of photos free of charge before the commission is confirmed.

 

How many people can i have in a portrait painting?

The number of people featured will affect the size and cost of the finished piece – for portraits with three or more people, Steven can discuss your requirements on an individual basis. You can send him an email here.

 

Can I buy a portrait of myself?

Of course – Steven works from photographs and can offer advice and guidance for free before the commission is confirmed. Get in touch here to find out more.

 

How long does it take to do a portrait painting?

This varies depending on the size and nature of the piece. For example, a one-person portrait of 9×12” would take approximately two weeks. Steven gives all clients an estimated completion date upon confirmation of commissions. If you have a special date or deadline in mind, please let Steven know and he will do his best to prioritise your piece accordingly.  

 

Can I arrange a corporate portrait painting?

Corporate and prestige commissions are a popular way to mark a special event or achievement within businesses and organisations, for example retirements or birthdays. Steven has experience working with a range of clients and sectors and can guide you through the process from initial idea to delivery. Conservation quality acquisitions are also available via consultation with Steven. These can be framed and glazed to individual requirements, with bespoke quotes available upon request. Get in touch to discuss your requirements here.         

 

Where do you ship portrait paintings to?

Paintings can be couriered anywhere in UK at an additional cost of £20. For international courier costs, please contact Steven for a quote.

 

Are portrait paintings framed?

Yes, all paintings are framed by hand in Steven’s studio. This is included in the costs detailed above.

 

How do I find out more?

To get in touch with Steven, you can fill in an enquiry form below.