Please get in touch with Nicola to discuss the portrait commission process, and how this could be adapted to suit your requirements.
As a general guide to what can be expected: two or three live sittings (at Nicola’s West London studio or at the sitter’s home, depending upon location) of approximately two hours each is preferable.
In addition to time spent painting, these sittings also involve the creation of preliminary sketches and reference photographs; as well as discussions about clothing, background, lighting and composition. Nicola primarily works in oil paint on wood or linen. Price estimates are as follows (50% to be paid at the outset of the process, and 50% upon completion, which usually takes approximately two months):
Portrait – head and shoulders, approx 40 x 30cm – from £450
Portrait – head, shoulders and hands, approx 60 x 50cm – from £850
Portrait – full length figure, approx 75 x 60cm – from £1200