Art and Photo
Gather three guests for a contemporary portrait session with award winning photographer, Julie Kaplan! This experience will be one to remember with included professional hair and makeup artistry, style and concept consultation. Also enjoy a two hour photo session and complimentary catered lunch!
Gain a new appreciation for the lost art of hand-painted and fired stained glass! Your pet's portrait will be custom created through collaboration with the artist, including your choice of colors to be incorporated into the piece. The size of the finished product will be approximately three square feet, framed in beautiful cedar and made ready to hang in the illumination of the sun. Expires 11/1/18.
Photograph an unforgettable scene with your family at Ebert Fine Art Portraiture in Oak Park! Celebrating 100 years in the business, Ebert Studio is sure to capture a moment worth remembering. Following your session, you will be given credit towards your portrait selections. Certificates are non-transferrable.
Cherish a perfect memory with a commissioned canvas portrait with hand artistry for a family or couple. Your final piece will be 20", crafted from a portrait session and masterfully finished with applied oils and lacquers to accentuate the fine features and textures of the piece. This technique leads to unparalleled depth and dimension of your timeless portrait. Certificate is non-transferrable. Expires 1/17/18.
Place your pets in a perfect portrait! Steve Van Dyke will find photogenic features in any furry friend, and you'll take home the portraits to prove it. Following your photo session, you'll also receive credit towards your prints! Certificate entitles the winner to a single one hour on-location sitting, plus print credit. Session may have up to three pets. Location must be within 30 miles of area code 60106. Certificate is nontransferable and has no cash value. Expires 12/31/17.
Honor or memorialize your beloved dog with a custom oil painting by Al Menotti, an accomplished local oil painter. A recent painting of Menotti's, depicting "Cecil" the Lion, was purchased by Suzi Hanna as a gift for her husband, well-known zookeeper and television personality Jack Hanna. Al Menotti will paint a a personalized and beautiful representation of your dog so you can feature them proudly in your home or office.
Searching for the perfect painting to represent your pet? You're in luck! Simply provide your favorite photos and details about your pet, and artist Mary Kay will capture your pet's personality in a beautiful 11" x 14" oil painting. Please allow 6 weeks for delivery of your heirloom. Expires 12/31/18.
Turn your classical cat or prominent pup into a historical masterpiece! Artist Carol Lew is widely known for her creativity and skill in creating a blend of an oil pet portrait and recreation of an old world artistic work. Bring her a few photos of your pet, explore some historical art scenes and portraits that match your pet's personality, then let her turn your pet into a historical figure depicted in an original 12x16 piece! Expires 12/31/18.
Celebrate your precious pet every holiday season with a custom ornament created by Project Onward artist, Fernando Ramirez! Your beautifully detailed work will feature the name and custom portrait of your beloved pet, hand painted onto a large ornament that can be hung on a Christmas tree or featured front and center with an ornament display stand. Expires 2/15/18.
Let nationally-recognized, celebrity pet artist, Asta Razma create a one-of-a-kind work of art of your pet. After consulting with you on the best photo that represents the pet, Asta will then translate the image into a mixed media, acrylic & oil pastel painting. Portrait options are 18 in x 18 in square or 16 in x 20 in rectangle. You may also use the credit for the auction item towards a larger piece, if preferred. Expires 11/17/18.
Skilled artist Scott Kenyon is known for his work based on Monet's impressionist tradition of seeing and painting color with the influence of light. After studying under multiple expert artists, Kenyon has developed his own portrait style that is sure to turn your pup into portrait perfection! Date of portrait shall be coordinated between client and artist. Expires 11/17/18.