A beautiful black & white sketch of someone’s home based on a photo provided by you, hand drawn by artists working in Devon. We can sketch your family home, wedding venue, car or pet - the perfect personalised gift for friends or family. The lines are dark grey printed on a light stone background.
Every illustration can be further personalised with a printed message. Choose from 3 typefaces (script, handwritten or a modern sans-serif). Your text will be printed on 2 lines, the top line being a slightly larger size eg: The Orchards / 15 Lane End, Bideford, Devon.
How to provide a photo
Send us your photo - either upload with the order or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or we can work from an image on a website, just send us the link. Or use Google Street View - Go to Google.com, click on ‘Maps’ and enter the address. Click on the street view of the road or drag the yellow stick man onto the map. Use the pointers to locate your house. When you have a good view, click the link icon, copy the link and send it to us.
About the illustration
Your Illustration will be hand drawn black & white sketch of the property, not a computer generated image, so we can add/remove things you don’t want eg: cars or lamp posts, and we won't include dustbins, satellite dishes etc. We will sketch the view from the photograph (ie the same perspective). It’s a simplified drawing of the house but if you want more detail we also offer a ‘Detailed portrait’ version or a coloured Version in our 'House Portrait'
If you've asked for a digital proof, a proof will be emailed prior to printing.
Handrawn illustration, 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. Contemporary wooden frames available - Small £24, Large £26, Long Double £30, Extra Large £36. Styles available - bevelled black (2cm wide), bevelled white (2cm), oak (2.5cm), painted/limed white where you can still see some wood grain (3cm). 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 (completely clear and UV stabilised so it won't discolour over time). Please note extra large black and white frames have a shabby-chic feel with a distressed paint effect, showing the grain beneath (3cm wide). See thumbnails for images of all frames
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 - 39x39cm aprox.(15"x15") with an approx. image size of 28x28cm (11"x11")
Don't have a photo? Buy our Portrait Gift Voucher which the recipient can redeem.
|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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