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If you are interested in commissioning me to paint a subject for you, please use my contact page and I will get in touch with you to discuss your specific requirements. If you have not heard from me within 2 days of your enquiry please check your spam folder, phone me on 07813 733240 or email me at

Examples and prices of commissions portraits, pet portraits, horses, Ivan Jones pastel artist

Prices for an average size commission ( ie 18 inches by 22 inches including frame ) start at £350. The final price depends on subject matter and time taken to complete the work. Quotes are available for larger or smaller works and quality is guaranteed.     

Ivan Jones artist pastel portraits commissions

Ivan Jones artist pastel pet portrait commissions


I was delighted to be contacted by Heather, who had heard about me from a friend of hers, to undertake two portraits for her. We visited her home and took a range of photos of her and her beautiful dog and this part of one of the completed paintings. She was very pleased with both portraits - happy owner! You can read more on my blog HERE.....

Crop of completed portrait of dog and owner Ivan Jones pastel artist 

This portrait was slightly different than my usual as the reference photo was sent to me from a friend who wanted me to undertake this painting for a relative. The photo quality was poor but I was able to modify to achieve an acceptable outcome and the mother of the girl was delighted..... 

Portrait commission and reference photo Ivan Jones pastel artist

It is always good to be recommended by people who have had a commission done recently and this happened when Cheryl's ( see below ) daughter Briony asked me to do a surprise commission for her sister Megan on her dog Liesl. You can read more on my wordpress blog HERE

Liesl, a commissioned pet portrait Ivan Jones pastel artist

I was surprised and pleased to be contacted by Cheryl King from Perth, Australia who had found me through a Google search - the power of the internet. She wanted a portrait of her father, who had turned 90 and lived in Lancashire and here it is! You can read more about this commission on my blog......

 Brian Nickson portrait commission Ivan Jones pastel artist