Custom Hand Painted Pet Portraits From a Photo

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We Paint Beautiful Pet Portraits

Create timeless memories of your much-loved pets. From a photo you provide, our artists will hand paint a perfect pet portrait to add to your home or serve as a great gift for the pet lover in your life. You can choose to have a portrait with just one pet, multiple pets or include family members with your pet. It's your choice.

We can also paint people portraits, just let us know what you need and we're more than happy to help with getting the right painting for your requirements.

how it works

1 Paintpup

Upload photos in seconds.

Simply upload your favorite image to receive a hand painted work of art.

2 Paintpup

Chooses & finish in minutes.

Oil Paintings are our most popular however we have many other styles too.

3 Paintpup

Delivered to your door.

Your art is carefully packaged and we can delivery to anywhere in the world.

Framing Options Available

We've got lots of great ways to take those pics from phone to frame.

100% Original Hand-Painted Art

100% Hand-Painted by Experienced Artists
• No-Questions-Asked-100% Money Back Guarantee
Superior Customer Service
Unlimited Revisions. All through our online platform
• Shipping to anywhere in the world direct from the artist
• Capture your lifetime memories in a work of art

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Portrait of cat out in the bush
Doborah, Australia
Black Pencil – Pet Portrait
Nina - Auckland, NZ
Oil Painting – Dog Portrait
Portrait of two dogs playing at beach
Pascalene - New Zealand
Oil Painting – Pets

Can you really turn a photo to art?

Yes, we have a range of professional artists that can paint anything you request. One portrait of your pet, multiple pets, a person and a pet, just people, remove objects, add objects, a portrait of a dog, a cat portrait, a painting of a bunny etc..You name it, we can do a beautiful job of it. These are real paintings,  physically hand painted by real artists.

This is NOT a photo printed on canvas!

Paintpup’s team of artists paint beautiful artwork that tells a story and will give your home the ‘WOW’ factor. Your friends, family and colleagues will be blown away. Our paintings are completely hand-painted and are not photos printed on canvas. No photoshop images made to look like paintings here. These pet portraits are perfect gifts for loved ones, friends or family. Makes for a perfect gift to yourself as well!

Below is an example of the stages of putting together art from a photo. In the top left-hand corner, you have the original photo. In the bottom right is the finished oil painting. The artist starts off with a rough sketch, then starts to paint in a bit more detail, adding rough layers of colour, then adding finer colours and detail until you have the finished work of art.

How a pet portrait is painted

How long does a pet portrait take?

Depending on the complexity of the painting, it can take between 4 to 6 weeks to paint and depending on where you are in the world. Delivery is 1 to 2 weeks on top of this.

How does paintpup work?

Simply register as a customer, select a medium for your artwork, upload the picture you would like painted and add some instructions for the artist and then simply submit the order. Then we’ll match your type of preferences with the right artists.  While it’s being painted, you’ll see progress reports before you approve the masterpiece. Once you’ve approved, we’ll carefully pack it and ship it off to you!

Our team can paint;

  • Dog paintings
  • Bird paintings
  • Bunny paintings
  • Cat paintings
  • Self-portraits
  • Couple paintings
  • Family paintings
  • Celebration paintings
  • Baby & kids paintings
  • Landscape paintings
  • Pretty much anything you’d like

What sort of guarantee do you have?

We’re so confident that you’ll love your painting. However, if for some reason you don’t. We offer a 100% money back guarantee

Can I have an alternative background?

Yes, we can remove objects from the painting. Which means, if there’s something you don’t like, we can remove it from the final painting, including replacing the entire background

Where do you ship to?

Paintup can ship your portraits to anywhere in the world. Obviously shipping costs vary. Shipping costs are shown on checkout

What if i don’t like the end result?

Artists on Paintpup are all trained artists with years of experience and generally can do anything you need. You will see progress of the art as it it painted so you can request revisions at any time. You can upload images to the platform and show specifically want you’d like changed. If for any any reason you are still not happy with the result you are able to claim on 100% Money Back Guarantee policy

What’s the best medium for a pet portrait ?

It’s really a matter of personal preference. You have the option oil, acrylic, black pencil, color pencil, charcoal or watercolor. Colored pencil is the most expensive as it generally takes the longest. Our most popular choice is oil and is generally a safe bet.

What payment types do you take and is my personal information safe?

Our payment processor is Stripe. With Stripe we can accept all major debit and credit cards from customers in most countries. Stripe has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification that you can get. To be able to say that you are PCI certified, Stripe has best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security.