How to Order

1. Contact me.  Tell me what you want.  Send photos for layout design and pricing.  You can e-mail me photos or send them through the mail. I will return your photos.

  • Photo Hints:
  • Get close to the subject.
  • Avoid bright sunlight and flash photos.
  • Pose the subject with their head turned slightly.
  • Try to get shadows and highlights in your photo.
  • You may send photos through the mail to:
  • Alice's Studio, 9826 Hunter's lane, Spring Grove, IL 60081
  • Please send me:
  • Your Name
  • Phone Number(s)
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Choice of Medium (Oil or Pastel)
  • Choice of Size
  • Choice of Background (Simple or Detailed as in Photo)
  • Any Special Instructions

2. I will send you a price quote.

3. Approve price.  Pricing is done on an individual basis, depending on the complexity of the portrait. 

  • Send 25% deposit.
  • Payment may be made by money order or check.
  • Portraits take 3-4 weeks to finish. 
  • Please order early if you have a deadline.

4. Approve completed portrait on line.

5. Send balance of payment.

6. Pick up your finished portrait.

7. Or I will ship it to you at an additional charge.


People & Pet Portraits:  Approximate Portrait Pricing

These prices are approximate.  Please add $100 for an additional subject or complicated background.  Oils are painted on stretch canvas or a canvas panel.  Pastels are painted on pastel paper and attached to a backing board.

Oil Frame Sizes     Pastel Frame Size Image Size Price
11 x 14 $300   11 x 14 8 x 10 $225
12 x 16 $350   16 x 20 12 x 16 $300
14 x 18 $425   18 x 24 14 x 20 $375
16 x 20 $525   20 x 24 16 x 20 $475
18 x 24 $700   Frame sizes use 2" mat which is not included