Ms. Gilchrist enjoys painting people; men, women and children. Jan Spivey Gilchrist views everyone that she paints as an interesting and challenging subjects. As an artist, she prides herself on bring out their finest qualities. She has sketched over twelve hundred people and has completed over three hundred commissioned portraits during her career.
Portraits are offered in oils, pastels and pencil. She works from photographs or life sittings. All paintings are guaranteed to the clients satisfaction. Her outstanding ability to breathe life into her subjects is her signature as a portrait painter.
Interview to review portrait considerations:
- Medium (oil, pencil, pastel, other)
- Subject (single or multiple figures)
- Location (Indoor or outdoor)
- Dress and Attitude (formal or informal)
- Size of painting or drawing
- Style of frame, placement of portrait (price for frame not included)
- A photographic session must take place
- One half of the payment is paid at this time.
Painting is completed as far as possible at artist studio, usually within two months, depending on size and complexity. Obviously, the more figures in a piece of a given size, the smaller they will be.
Upon clients approval, the balance of the commission is paid in full at this time.
Oil portraits Pastel/Watercolor Pencil
Head and shoulders Head and Shoulders Head and Shoulders
16 x 20
. $3,000.00 16 x 20
. $1,200.00 16 x 20
20 x 24 $4,500.00 20 x 24 . $1,300.00 20 x 24 ..$2,000.00
24 x 36 . $6,000.00 24 x 36 . $3,000.00 24 x 36 ..$4,000.00
30 x 40 . $8,500.00 30 x 40 . $4,500.00 30 x40 ..$6,000.00
*Please call for pricing on any size not listed
Full Length $10,500.00 Full Length . $6,500.00 Full Length . $10,000.00