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CUSTOM ARTWORK

Best Friends Collection

 

Celebrate a special friendship in your life or commemorate one that is fondly remembered with a custom photographic collage of your treasured pet—and support your favorite animal rescue organization at the same time!

 

best friends

 

Award-winning artist Leslie Kell creates unique images that go beyond a simple portrait to provide a rich, layered, personalized piece of art—one that captures what makes your best friend special to you.
With your purchase, a $100 donation will be sent to the shelter or rescue organization of your choice—because like you, Leslie believes that every animal deserves a happy home.

 

Introductory pricing: $250

With every commission, a shelter or rescue organization of your choice will receive a $100 donation.

(Commission price does not include printing, framing, or shipping)

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HOW IT WORKS...

When you click the ORDER NOW button and you’ll be directed to a form where you’ll share a bit of information, make design selections, and let us know where to send your donation. From these elements and the photos you provide, Leslie will create a custom photographic collage that captures your best friend’s most endearing looks, favorite pursuits, and even his or hermost treasured toys. Keep reading for more details...

 

DESIGN CHOICES

You’ll select from the specially designed templates below.
Click below to see samples of completed pieces.

design samples

 

ACCENT OPTIONS

You will also choose an accent texture for your piece from the selection of images below. See the samples for how this is used to add color and richness to the artwork.
You can also choose to send a photo to use as an accent background,making your piece even more personalized — perhaps a favorite sweater, bed, or special place you both cherish.

TIP: Strive for a well lit and focused image that fills the screen as much as possible. Feel free to send a couple of shots so I can choose the best fit for the artwork.

textures

Designs and accents will be updated from time to time, so be sure to check back.

 

PHOTOS OF YOUR BEST FRIEND

You’ll provide a selection of your most memorable photos of your pet, along with photos of places or playthings your pet loves, if you wish.
The designs can accommodate up to 14 photos. Please refer to your choice for specific ranges.
You can send alternates, there will be a place on the form to indicate your favorites and alternates.

 

A FEW NOTES ABOUT PHOTOS:

Please send the highest resolution possible.
Your collage will only be as good as the images you share.
Image files sized larger than 1mb will be best. File sizes smaller than 200k are considered low resolution and will not reproduce well.
In general, photos that you download from websites such as Facebook will not be of sufficient resolution. Your smartphone photos will likely be fine, just be sure to send at full size.

Photos will be examined for suitable resolution before the ordering process is completed and before you are invoiced for the commission.

Either the client or the artist must have rights to the images used. (i.e. no unlicensed or rights-managed photography will be utilized).

 

TIPS FOR TAKING GOOD PHOTOS:

Here are a few links that might help you create some special images:


HOW TO SEND YOUR PHOTOS:

Once you submit the form, the confirmation screen will show the options below for sending images.
Or if you like, you can upload now, just be sure to click the ORDER NOW button on this page to fill out the form and place your order.

Send your photos as full resolution attachments in an email to:
bestfriendscustomart@gmail.com
(Please note, some email programs may downsize the files for easier transfer, please disable that feature to maintain maximum resolution)
Do not send one at a time, the chances that an image is missed are increased if they aren’t all in one email.
OR
Because they may be too large to send via email...
Upload your photos with this FREE transfer service: wetransfer.com
Send to: bestfriendscustomart@gmail.com

If you have another method you would like to send images, choose the OTHER option on the form and indicate how the images will arrive.


ONCE YOUR ORDER IS RECEIVED...

Your files will be inspected for resolution and confirmation that all the information is complete.
You’ll receive an invoice for credit card payment using the email contact on the order form.

Price for your custom art commission is $250.00* (Texas residents pay 8.25% sales tax)
Payment is due at time of order processing and is non-refundable.
A $100 portion of your payment will be donated to the shelter or animal rescue of your choice.

Wait times may vary, please indicate on the form if you have a special event you want to commemorate (keep in mind printing and shipping can take up to additional 2 weeks).


WHEN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLAGE IS COMPLETE, YOU’LL RECEIVE…

A high-resolution file that you can use however you wish — print for framing, use as a unique screen saver, or use to create your own greeting cards.
Additionally, your image will be uploaded to a fine art printer and you’ll receive log in information to order your piece in a variety of formats that will be ready to hang as a treasured keepsake for years to come.

Optimal final output size will be recommended based on the quality of the photos supplied.
Please allow 2-4 weeks for file delivery.
Submission of this form indicates acceptance of these terms.
*Commission price does not include printing, framing, or shipping.
Prices are subject to change.

 

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