portrait process / pricing

Portrait artist Philip Ramsey is known for his vivid portraits of God’s most cherished creation, people. Portraits by Ramsey may be informal with a relaxed pose and favorite setting or formal with touches of sophistication and elegance. He loves to use rich color with refined realism.

The artist’s portrait commissions include prominent business members, government representatives, university professors and benefactors, and children and adults.

Phil paints portraits from live sittings and photographs, preferring to take the photos himself to capture the best lighting and mood.

Phil Ramsey, Philip Ramsey, artist, art, oil paintings

Margaret, 16×24

Portrait Pricing  (per single subject)

  • Head & Shoulders  $1,100
  • 1/2 figure  $1,800
  • 3/4 figure  $2,500
  • full figure  $3,900

More than one person in the portrait:
Cost of single subject portrait plus 1/2 cost of single subject portrait portrait per each person.

A non-refundable payment of 30% is required at the initial sitting. The remaining balance is paid upon completion of the portrait.

Upon request, Phil will work with the client to select a custom frame. Framing and shipping costs are in addition to the price of the portrait.