Photo to Charcoal Drawing

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100% free-hand drawn on art paper by a master artist. Work directly with the artist to customize your painting or just upload a photo and let them handle it. Available rolled or framed.

Drawing time is about 6 days. Merge multiple photos into one drawing, swap heads or bodies, or change backgrounds.

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How many subjects (animals, persons, faces, etc) are in the painting?

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We can frame it, gallery wrap it onto wooden stretcher bars, or just ship it rolled in a tube.

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If yes, we may display this on our website as an example.

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Most orders delivered to your door within 3 weeks. Actual time may vary based on many factors and a timeline will be given by your artist. Orders are cancellable and fully refundable if cancelled before an artist accepts your order.

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We ship worldwide, however taxes and tariffs for countries outside the United States are the buyer's responsibility. UK purchasers are required to pay the VAT to receive items.

Most orders delivered to your door within 3 weeks of ordering. Delivery estimates are not guarantees. Many factors may affect painting, drying, and shipping times.

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