A bespoke sketch of your favourite place based on a photo provided by you - a beach, city, or landmark. A perfect memento of a trip, honeymoon or special memory.
Includes your text printed in a choice of 3 typefaces (script, handwritten or a modern sans-serif). We print the text on 2 lines with the first words on the top line and slightly larger eg: Mandy & Russ / St Michael's Church, 5th July 2012 OR The Orchards / Maidenhead OR Home sweet home / 15 Lane End, Bideford etc).
If you've asked for a digital proof, we will email you a pdf of your illustration to check.
- To send us your photo, you can either upload your image when you order or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org - to send more than one image please email.
- Email us a weblink in customer message on checkout.
- Find your view using Google Street View: Go to Google.com, click on maps, and enter your address. Click on Streetview (under "more"), and use the pointers to locate what you want. When you have a good view, click "Print" which opens a new window and copy this link.
About the illustration:
- Illustrations are handrawn black & white drawings outlining the view - this is a simplified sketch not an exact copy. For more detail order our Detailed Portrait for £70.
- We will NOT include cars, people, pets, or unattractive elements eg: satellites, bins, for sale signs etc.
- Drawing will be portrait or landscape that best suits the image. The view is a black & white outline with our usual colour palette of duck egg blue, sage green, dove grey and stone for areas of colour. We leave the focus of the illustration black and white to stand out.
Handrawn illustration, coloured and digitally printed in a graphic, contemporary style with offset block colours on 200gsm acid free, fine grain artists paper.
We mount all the illustrations in a high quality bevelled white mount and also offer contemporary wooden frames from £24 - Black (2cm wide), white (2.5cm w), oak (2.5cm w), painted/limed white where you can still see some wood grain (3cm w), all supplied with Pilkington glass and a mdf backing board. The extra large frames have a shabby-chic feel with a distressed paint effect, showing the grain beneath with integrated hanging hook, ready for display. These larger frames are glazed with perspex for safe delivery. We use a high grade Quinn Perspex with perfect optical qualities (so it looks completely clear) and are UV stabilised (so they won't discolour over time).
Small - 25.5x25.5cm (10"x10") with an approx. image size 13x13cm (5"x5")
Large - 25.5x30.5cm (10"x12") with an approx. image size of 14x20cm (5.5"x8")
Extra Large - 39x39cm aprox.(15"x15") with an approx. image size of 28x28cm (11"x11")
|How long will your order take?|
|Production time||This item takes up to 7 days to make.|
|Delivery times after production|
|Standard Delivery||After production, item posted tracked Royal Mail - £2.75, 2-3 days|
|International||After production, item posted tracked Royal Mail - Europe (2-5 days), US (5-10 days), Worldwide (5-14 days) - By weight (calculated at checkout)|
|Express||If ordered pre 1pm, items will be dispatched next day with next working day delivery. Items ordered after this time will be dispatched 2 days after ordering with next working day delivery - £7.50|
Upload one or more images. If you have any trouble uploading pictures you can either email them to email@example.com or send in the post.
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