Watercolor Artist and Teacher

Commission a Custom Painting

Thank you for considering a custom painting! I will work with you to create portraits of your pet, a family member, a car, whatever you wish!

I’m booked for Christmas commissions, but if you would like to order a custom painting for after Christmas, contact me!

Contact me at rebrho@gmail.com to discuss your idea!

Scroll down to see examples of commissioned paintings.

Prices for Single Subject – for example, one dog, one violin, one car     I will be happy to discuss custom sizes!


  • Prices are for unframed portraits with white or plain colored background.
  • We can also discuss full body poses and other features.

Postage and Packaging

  • 11 x 14 and smaller paintings will be sent USPS Priority Mail in a protective plastic sleeve between strong cardboard.
  • 16 x 20 and larger will be sent rolled in a USPS tube.
  • If you live close by we can avoid postage and meet for delivery.

The Painting

  • Your watercolor painting will be created on 140 lb Arches watercolor paper using your photo(s) as reference.
  • All paintings are supplied unframed and come with a Certificate of Authenticity and my signature discreetly included.

Reference Images

  • I can create the painting using your digital images.
  • Email 3 or 4 clear, high resolution images (.tiff or .jpg) to me at rebrho@gmail.com
  • It’s especially important that the image provides clear details and colors.

Timeline and Payment

  • Completion time will be established when the commission has been confirmed in writing.
  • At least 4 weeks in advance of deadline is encouraged.
  • A non-refundable deposit of the half the purchase price is required at the time of commission. Balance is due upon completion and your approval of the finished painting.

Methods of Payment

  1. Personal check payable to Rebecca Rhodes, Pennsylvania clients only
  2. Paypal – we can discuss the details.

Contact me at rebrho@gmail.com to discuss your idea!

Some examples of commissioned paintings: