Win a Free Portrait worth over £2,000*

“Seeing a likeness of somebody you love so much, created for you…I love it!”

Enter now, draw closes on 1 September!

Your chance to win a unique experience leading to a wonderful work of art – a portrait of yourself, a friend or family member of your choice.

You can select one of three members of Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Each artist has been elected to membership for the outstanding quality of their work.

The winner’s chosen artist will create a head and shoulders  portrait using video conferencing and photography.

*Winner will be asked to pay a refundable deposit of £100 on commission

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Are you curious about the journey of commissioning a portrait? This video on RP artist Simon Davis will give you an idea on the process from ideation to completion.

More information on the three artists

David Caldwell RP

David Caldwell’s Portrait of Tabatha

More about David Caldwell

Simon Davis VPRP RBSA

Simon Davis’ Portrait of Daisy

More about Simon Davis

Emma Wesley RP

Emma Wesley’s Portrait of Johnson Beharry (detail)

More about Emma Wesley

Helping you to commission a portrait

  • Portrait commission sample by Tim Benson
  • Martin Yeoman, George in a White Shirt, head and shoulder oil painting
  • Oil portrait of a young girl by Frances Bell
  • charcoal portrait drawing commission by Robbie Wraith
  • Neale Worley 'Emma'

As a charity dedicated to the art of portraiture, we are here to help anyone who would like to commission a portrait. Artists’ fees range from £1,500 – £100,000

Enjoy a great range of artists. Their diverse styles and varying working methods makes this an exciting journey. Our service makes the experience easy and enjoyable from concept to completion.


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