Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How can I contact Aviva Halter-Hurn to get a dog portrait?
A. You can either email me directly at avivahalterhurn @ gmail.com, use the website contact form or telephone me on 01308 868171
Q. Do you paint from real life or just photos?
A. I can paint from life or photos if you live near to me I would love to visit your dog otherwise a photo would be perfect and often a photo taken by the owner shows the pet’s real face.
Q. Can I post my dog photographs to you?
A. Please post your photos to me, using registered post, Aviva Halter-Hurn, Home Farm House Bettiscombe, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5nU.
Q. How much does a dog portrait cost?
A. prices start from £375 for a painting that is mounted on acid free card. For a framed and mounted painting, prices start from £450. I can paint a portrait any size that you require. I take a deposit of 50% before starting on a commission of your dog portrait and the remaining balance upon approval of the painting.
Q. I want a portrait of my two/three/or more dogs, is that possible?
A. Yes absolutely.
Q. How long does it take to paint?
A. The painting will take about 3-5 weeks.
Q. Can I request changes to be made to my dog portrait?
A. Once the painting has been completed I will send you a high resolution photograph for your approval, if you feel there should be some slight alterations I will be more than happy to undertake this.
Q. What happens if I don't like my dog portrait
A. If you really do not like your dog portrait I will be happy to refund your deposit on return of the portrait
Q. Do you sell gift vouchers?
A. Yes I am more than happy to supply you with gift vouchers. Please contact me for more details →
Q. Do I need to pay postage?
A. When sending me photographs of your dog/s you will have to pay the postage. But when I return your photographs along with the portrait, I will pay for the postage when you live within the UK. Worldwide shipping will have to be discussed. Use the contact form to find out how much it will cost to post to your country →
Q. What are your payment terms?
A. A 50% deposit must be paid before I start the commission. The remaining balance must be paid upon receipt of your portrait. You can pay using Paypal, or by direct BACS Bank Transfer.