You’ve had an extraordinary life.
Full of extraordinary moments.
Shared with extraordinary people.
Commemorate those people and honor those moments with an exquisite “moment in time” commission.
A commissioned oil painting by Diana Stelin is a collaborative experience between you and the artist, where you work together but are led by the creativity and expertise of Stelin to create an emotive representation of a momentous event in your life or the life of a loved one.
“Moment in time” commissions are one of a kind works of art to commemorate special occasions and honor such life events as when you first met your wife or husband, your honeymoon, a memorable family trip, where your children were born, or even a special place where your loved one lights up with the laughter and smiles that you so cherish.
The process includes:
Initial consultation to discuss your project
In-depth phone consultation to discuss the feelings you'd like to convey, your ideal palette. Employing Stelin's expertise as former VP of a gallery, you determine proper size in your home or office
Work begins either based on your photos, or
Stelin travels to your special location and creates 3 plein-air watercolors from which you will choose the ultimate inspiration for your oil/wax/gold leaf piece
Your end result is presented framed, along with an artful photobook that houses your photo inspiration, the original sketches, and all the process shots of your ultimate unique collaboration
Timeline: 4-8 weeks
Rush Timeline: 3 weeks
Commissions start at $10,000. Please book a consultation with the artist.