Artist Christina Carmel Biggest Mistakes Commission Portrait Artist

The 3 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Portrait Artist

Commissioning a custom artwork can feel like a really daunting task. By the time they reach out to an artist, most people have been imagining and dreaming about their painting for months or even years. Custom paintings are full of warm and fuzzy emotions that make us feel love, pride, and connection. When we commission our custom artwork, we want …

All About Wall Art Options From Artist Christina Carmel

All About Wall Art Print Options

Wow. Figuring out how to offer the highest quality but affordable prints has certainly been a whirlwind – but I am so proud to announce that we’ve done it! I am thrilled to now offer prints of my work as wall art as well as lifestyle accessories. Whether you’re looking for a case for your brand new XS Max or …

How To Commission Art Artist Christina Carmel

How to Commission Art

Baby showers, weddings, and graduations… oh, my! Luckily, this beautiful life is chock full of reasons to celebrate – and commission custom artwork to go along with it. Whether its a portrait of you as a child for your parents’ 40-year wedding anniversary or a portrait of your son’s favorite grandmother to hang in his first house, we could all …

Artist Christina Carmel How to Choose the Correct Size Artwork for Your Space

How to Choose the Right Size Artwork for Your Space

I get asked this question a lot, so I decided to write about it here. Choosing the right size canvas for your new custom painting can be quite a headache for many to decide. A painting that is way too small for a space will be underwhelming and even awkward. A painting that is way too large for a space …

How to Choose an Artist for Your Custom Portrait

How to Choose an Artist for Your Custom Portrait

Whether your youngest daughter is having her first baby or your parents are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, there is always a reason to celebrate with a commissioned piece of art. This is such an exciting time, because you are helping to create a family heirloom that will last for generations! Although exciting, this time can also feel a bit …