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  modern pet portraits  
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Drawn on a computer no doubt, with filters to simply 'enhance' a photo, using little or no artistic skill?
There are many people offering animal portraits. What makes you special?
What do I get and what is the cost?
How much does postage cost?
How long will all this take?
Why would I want the digital file?
Sounds great, how do I order?
What do those *asterisks mean? It's usually something bad isn't it?
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  What's are you offering? ^
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  Strong, bold, contemporary art of your pet that looks great printed at virtually any size*.  
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  Drawn on a computer no doubt, with filters to simply 'enhance' a photo, using little or no artistic skill? ^
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Drawn on an iMac, yes. But drawn from scratch, with a pen and tablet, using years of experience and may I say, a decent amount of talent!

Some people may simply enhance a photo with filters. You can pretty much always tell. But I DO NOT!

Why would I, when the resultant artwork would not be right? You simply cannot beat hand drawn and it should make no difference whether the art is hand drawn by someone getting messy with paint, or by someone sitting in front of a screen.

It's the quality of the final artwork that should matter.

Instead of brushes and paper I use pen and tablet.
Instead of paint I use pixels.

 
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  There are many people offering animal portraits. What makes you special? ^
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  Yes, many people, many different styles. Some very traditional, pastels, oils. Some nothing more than a quick photoshop filter. Some really cheap, some outrageously expensive.

I offer great value for money. Fabulous artwork in a contemporary style combining my love of bold images and surface pattern.

Your pet's character is very important to the finished artwork which is why, on the order page, I ask about their personality so I can draw them with a real feeling for what they are like to live with.

Big, bold images, some covering entire walls, are popular at the moment, which is why the digital file is important. This enables you to have your pet's image blown up to virtually any size with no loss of quality, i.e. no pixillation and also enables you to print the image out as many times as you like on anything you like, forever!**

Fabulous, bold, contemporary images. Great value for money. And don't forget about that digital file, which is yours to print from whenever you like.**

I think that's pretty special.
 
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  What do I get and what is the cost? ^
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I offer 2 options, both of which include the cost of creating your artwork.
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Option 1 Nick Oliver will supply to you one high quality A4 sized print on heavyweight matt finish art paper, PLUS the digital file of the artwork suitable to be printed at virtually any size (without pixilation), by yourself at your cost.**

Cost £102*** + Postage (see next question)
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Option 2 Nick Oliver will supply to you the digital file of the artwork suitable to be printed at virtually any size (without pixilation), by yourself at your cost.**

Cost £95***
 
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  How much does postage cost? ^
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  £9 Royal Mail 1st Class which would need to be signed for on delivery. The artwork will be sent in a cardboard postal tube. Don't forget to add the postal cost to the artwork cost if you are going for Option 1.  
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  How long will all this take? ^
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  Usually one to two weeks from receipt of your cheque. If you are in a hurry, I will do my utmost to accommadate your timeframe.  
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  Why would I want the digital file? ^
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  You may want to print out greetings cards to send to family and friends. Or you may want to print out your pets image as a huge poster. Or print on a mug, or a cushion. Or…. anything!*  
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  Sounds great? How do I order? ^
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  Brilliant! You need to visit the order page.  
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  What do those asterisks mean? It's usually something bad isn't it? ^
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  Not these asterisks. It's just stuff I couldn't fit in. This is what they mean.

* The supplied digital file is a high resolution (300ppi) jpeg, A1 (841 x 594 mm) in size and as large canvases for inkjet printing rarely require resolution above 180dpi, a canvas print of a size much larger than A1 is easily achievable.

** Excludes using the artwork for commercial and/or financial gain. Copyright remains with the original creator, Nick Oliver at all times. The artwork may not be altered in any way, except for re-sizing.

*** Cost for a single animal. Contact me for multiple animal cost.
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