Choose a photo that is what you consider to be a “good” picture of the portrait subject that provides sufficient detail, is not fuzzy or pixilated and is not smaller than 350KB. Indicate if there are changes you would want such as adding or omitting aspects of the photo or merging elements from different photos together. Please refer to the examples  below that show a finished painting and the reference photo(s) used.

Polly

Polly

Reference photo

Reference photo

Julian and Sebastian

Julian and Sebastian

Julian

Julian

Sebastian

Sebastian

Ian

Ian

reference photo

reference photo

Bill Says Hi

Bill Says Hi

reference photo

reference photo

In Remembrance of Alicia

In Remembrance of Alicia

reference photo

reference photo