Commissioning a Portrait with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Our service makes commissioning a portrait enjoyable and easy.


We work only with artists who have been selected by their peers for the outstanding quality of their work so that you know that the standards are high.

We offer help online, in person by appointment, or alternatively, you can browse the artists on our website.

Take the first step on your portrait journey and contact Annabel Elton,

on 0207 968 0963

or use the form below




Commissioned by her Grandparents

A portrait commissioned by Octavia’s grandparents. They knew that the artist Anthony Connolly was the right choice when they saw how relaxed Octavia was with him at the sittings and how much she enjoyed his company.

A portrait commission as a 60th birthday present

Alison enjoyed the whole experience concluding ‘To suddenly see yourself as someone else sees you is the gift of commissioning
a portrait.

Diana chose Michael Taylor for this commission because she wanted a work of art. She got what she wanted ‘The portrait is amazing we feel very lucky.’

A family portrait commission to celebrate a big birthday

Neale Worley painted this to celebrate a significant birthday. He enjoyed creating the complex composition of triangles and loops in the painting whilst reflecting the family relationships.