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How to commission a work from Jonathan Machen

How to commission a drawing from Jonathan Machen. Although I love drawing from life, I can also work from a photograph to capture the essence of a person or an animal, or place. I can make a portrait of your children, parents, friends, or pet from any treasured photos you might have, as well as any architectural or landscape site.

Pricing: Pastel drawings

for unframed pastel drawings 18″X24 and larger, $1.00/Sq. inch.   (So for example an unframed pastel at 18″X24″ is  $432)

For unframed pastel drawings smaller than 18″X24″, $1.20 sq. inch. (for for example an unframed pastel drawing at 12″X12″ is $172)

Pricing: Oil Paintings

Oil paintings 18″X 24″ and larger is $1.20/sq. inch (so for example a painting that is 35″X54″ is $2268)

Oil paintings 18″X24″ or smaller is $1.50/sq. inch (so for a painting 12″X10″ is $180)

Pricing: Pen-and-ink drawings, (no watercolor)

for unframed pen-and-ink drawings with no color, 10″X12″and larger is $1.00/Sq. inch.   (For example an unframed pen-and-ink at 16″X20″ is  $320)

For unframed pen-and-ink drawings with no color 10″X12″ or smaller, $1.20 sq. inch. (For example an unframed pen-and-ink at 12″X12″ is $172)

Pricing: Pen-and-ink drawings (with watercolor)

for unframed pen-and-ink drawings with watercolor 10″X12 or larger is $1.20/Sq. inch.   (For example an unframed pen-and-ink with watercolor at 16″X20″ is  $384)

For unframed pen-and-ink drawings with watercolor 10″X12″ or smaller, $1.50 sq. inch. (For example an unframed pen-and-ink with watercolor at 10″X12″ is $180)

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The images on this page are all commissions. What could I create for you that will end up as a finished work that will bring out the essence of a person, place or thing? Imagine what I can draw for you, that will depict someone or something that has meaning for you personally - be it a person, pet, your house, your vehicle, landscape or geographical area? It could be your best friend, your Mom, a flower - or even a rock!

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