Commission An Animal Illustration

Whether you have a favourite animal or treasured pet you wish to commemorate, a custom illustration is the perfect way to add a piece of unique art with an emotional connection to your home! Commissioned Animal Illustrations are available in three styles (“Outline,” “Stippling,” “Patterning”) at a range of prices.

  • “Soleil” is a 5”x7” Patterned Illustration

  • “Multiple Moths” is a 8”x10” Stippling Illustration

  • “Cow” is a 9”x12” Outline Illustration

  • “Dandy Lion” is a 11”x14” Illustration

The sizes found in the titles are in inches. They are the dimensions of the paper and are standard frame sizes, making it easy to purchase a frame that suits your home.


1. Fill and Submit the commission request form.

Name *
Which style do you prefer?
List 2-3 accent colours (unnatural ones like blue, green, orange, etc) that may be used in addition to the natural tones of your critter. Explicitly state any colours you do NOT want present.
Delivery Address (for shipping quote) *
Delivery Address (for shipping quote)
Please include your full shipping address.
Send a few photos of your critter, their name, species, and a couple of your favourite stories to get an idea for the animal’s personality. Also include any additional information about the decor or space that may affect how the painting is hung. Please send reference photos to

2. Receive, sign, and return the contract and payment invoice.

Deposit = 50% of total price. When the deposit has been received your order will be added to Artwork by Emilie’s calendar.  The creative process takes 4-6 weeks.  If time is a constraint, contact for an estimated start date.

3. Stay in the loop!

Photographs of the creative process will be shared via email.

4. Complete payment. The painting is shipped.

An invoice (inclusive of shipping and commission costs) will be issued via e-mail. Payment may be made via PayPal or e-transfer! If you are local to Ottawa, you are welcome to pick up the illustration to forgo shipping costs.

  • 50% deposit due upon agreement.

  • 50% payment due after approval, before delivery.


All commission sales are final.