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Large - Pastel Portrait of Child - DEPOSIT

Large - Pastel Portrait of Child - DEPOSIT

Book your portrait below by placing your DEPOSIT now starting at $449.50! Or Venmo deposit: @Britton-Vaughn. Remaining half due upon completion.

Also, please email your child's reference photo if ready or as soon as possible.


LARGER SIZE: 18x24" for 3/4th body, individual child portrait is $899 ($449.50 deposit to book and $449.50 final payment upon completion). For both options of my 18x24" portraits, the background will be painted! Dependent upon the reference photo or personal preference.

These are 18x24" toned Canson Me-Teintes Touch paper portraits, hand-drawn in hard and soft, chalk pastels by Britton. They are sized for a standard frame, so no custom framing is necessary. I work from one photo reference. Can combine or pull colors from other photos but will reference the pose from just one.​

Please indicate the due date when emailing the reference photo, but please know I'm on a first come, first serve basis. I have slots that will be filled, but I will try to make some magic happen.​

I record my entire pastel process. This is something artists in the past could never easily offer. You'll be able to see your child come to life! All stages of the portrait will be shared with the buyer and my Instagram followers (unless specified). This way, there are no surprises with the final product. Watch the process of my pastel portraits on my Instagram Story in: WIP Pastels.

  • Framing Tips

    Please remember when framing, pastels must have a mat. Look for the standard frame with a 11x14” opening when looking at store-bought options, or your custom framer will understand the procedure for pastels and give you mat options. The mat will provide a void that will protect the delicate pastels from the glass. Glass protects the artwork from environmental influences such as dust, dirt, moisture, fading, and UV damage. Pastels can be disturbed or even blown off so it is highly recommended to frame your pastel portrait, but don’t forget to include the mat as well. 

    NO mat and/or frame included. Will fit any standard 11x14" opening, matted frame.

  • Reference Photo Tips

    Sending photos later, please email them to:

    In order to begin the work, I also require a photo of the subject that must be approved by me. Please upload in the form below if ready or email at a later date.

    If you're local (central MS) I offer my photography services to ensure a beautiful picture which will translate to a gorgeous drawing. I'm so honored and excited to be chosen to draw your children! I will create a piece of art that brings the love and life of your baby to your home as a forever keepsake.


    Tips for a great portrait photograph:

    • Please be sure to include the entire head, all of their hair, neck, and top of shoulders.

    • Photo should be eye-level with the person in the photograph.

    • Please use natural/outdoor lighting.

    My photography services are only for local (central Mississippi) at this time.

    ONE CHILD PER 11x14 PORTRAIT (no background)

    2 Children MAX for 18x24" Portraits (painted background)

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