Are you interested in a special commission project? Anne has created: House Portraits, Life Story Narratives, Map Paintings, Kid’s & Family Portraits, Personality Portraits and more. She illustrates the image on her digital tablet and sends you color sketches along the way. No print is made nor painting painted until you’re completely happy with the final design. These make incredibly meaningful gifts. Contact Anne to discuss your idea for a custom art piece!
ENERO + SANTIAGO
Enero is a documentary filmmaker here in Chicago. Here mother surprised her with this custom portrait that includes her beloved, departed black kitty, Santiago, who always sat on her lap while she worked.
SCHULER FAMILY KIDS & STARK
This was a lovely surprise gift for a son and daughter from an adoring mother. We did a Salt Lake City mountain background for her son and Chicago for her daughter + his adorable pup, Stark!
LOVED LIFE IN CHICAGO
This commission was a surprise anniversary gift. It features their , Roscoe Village neighborhood, their el stop, favorite bar and beer (The Fountainhead and Matilda), their condo and their beloved pug. An even more poignant memory piece as they were about to move out of state.
TREK & BRIAN
This commission was a surprise birthday gift. It features Susan's son and pup, Trek. They live in Arizona and they love to hike!
VAN SLUYS / WISE: HAPPILY EVER AFTER
This commission was a gift for newlyweds Katie & Time. It features their Chicago neighborhood, Lincoln Square, their house, their beloved beagles (Nigel & Zoe), their love of travel and Mini Coopers (he races) and the site of their recent wedding ceremony -- the Natural Bridges of Santa Cruz in California.
WEDDING GIFT PORTRAIT
This was a lovely wedding gift commission featuring my client's daughter, new son-in-law and their dog, Wrigley, against the Chicago skyline.
This painting celebrates the journey and life of a local Chicago doctor who, in addition to his practice at The University of Chicago, is also a physician for the Chicago Blackhawks team, and has recently started a new business 'Engage Health Solutions." This piece was a gift from his wife.
WEBER RESIDENCES MAP
This fun map piece was a gift from a son to his father... It details his two homes: Park Avenue in New York and Fisher Island off the coast of Miami as well as other details including all of their favorite haunts.
This vibrant painting featured the Webers' street, the Chicago skyline, their love of jazz and their instrument, the violin, their neighborhood of Roscoe Village, and the wine country where they were married and often visit.
LIZZIE + BEAU + LOLA
This special painting featured the school where Lizzie & Beau met, their wedding day, the apple orchard where they were engaged, their love of travel, their dog Lola, and their house.
GENEVA TERRACE HOUSE PORTRAIT
A real estate agent's gift to his clients up on the purchase of their new home.
ROAD TRIP ENGAGEMENT
This commission commemorates the road trip that this couple was on when they became engaged. I personalized a previous design with road signs, landmarks and their white car with bike on top.
WEST MELROSE HOUSE PORTRAIT
A real estate agent's gift to his clients upon the purchase of their new home.
PERSONALITY PORTRAIT FOR STEVE
A surprise birthday gift "Personality Portrait" featuring Steve and all the things he loves.
MOLLIE & GRACIE CHILDREN'S PORTRAITS
These are Face Portrait Prints of the adorable Mollie & Gracie; they were given as gifts to the adopting parents.
This portrait was created as agift to the Steins who share a birthday year. Included are their grandchildren, their pets over the years, their love of travel, the colleges where they met, wedding date, a love of crosswords, photography and the Cubs! ... and the fact that they are both lefties!