one of a kind paintings




custom artwork celebrating what


alison creates one of a kind art based on your photographs + helps you capture a moment in time, forever

the options are endless!

favorite place

mine is the boardwalk in Duck, NC. whats yours?

beloved pet

capture your sweet sidekick in a custom portrait

people portrait!

have a great photo of your lil cutie? I can paint that for you

your idea here

monarchs + caterpillars are my fave--I created this image from stock online photos

"I seriously don't think I can tell you enough how much I love this painting."

--Stacy, Dude the cat's mama


  • 1) contact Alison to discuss what kind of painting you would like to commission + submit high quality photos

  • 2) Alison will make a mock-up design

  • 3) once the design has your approval, you'll pay a $50 deposit

  • 4) upon receiving the deposit, Alison will create your custom work within 2 weeks, unless otherwise noted

  • 5) final payment is made + painting is delivered to you!

commission your one of a kind painting today!

What kind of photos do I need?

Reference photos for portraits need to be close up and clear, with good lighting. They should capture the personality of the subject. Photos for other subjects (your childhood home, favorite car) should also be clear and well-lit.

Can I commission a painting without a photo?

Yes and no! If you really just want a particular kind of painting (ocean landscape, monkey, astronaut--whatever!) I can work with you to design it. However, I cannot create a painting of a specific person or pet without a high quality reference photo.

How long does this take?

When you submit your reference photos, I'll create a mock-up of the finished work. Upon your approval, you will pay a $50 deposit. When the deposit is received, I'll finish your painting within 2 weeks, unless otherwise specified.

How much does it cost?


8x10" or 10x10" on cradled wood: $125

12x12" or 11x14" on cradled wood: $225

People, landscapes, etc

8x10" or 10x10" on cradled wood: $225

11x14" or 12x12" on cradled wood: $325

*** shipping price is not included, contact Alison for custom size info

What is cradled wood, materials, etc?

I paint on DaVinci Ultra-smooth Gesso Panels using Golden Fluid Acrylic paints. The panels are made out of wood, with a smooth surface. The panels are 2" deep (portrait of Mackie, below, shows a panel that is only 3/4" deep).

For your finished painting, the sides will be painted with the background color of the painting (unless otherwise specified) and the painting will be finished with polycrilic varnish + wired for easy hanging.

The completed artwork will not need to be framed, and make a beautiful statement on your wall.

How do I get started?

woohoo, this is gonna be so fun!!

first, copy this email addy:

in your message, let me know

what size you are thinking

what you want painted

+ submit your high quality photos

(if it is a portrait, the subject must be close-up and well-lit)

I will respond to your request within 24 hrs

can't wait to hear from you!!

Hi, I'm Alison!

my battle cry is, "more leopard print" + you can always find a paint splatter lurking somewhere on me ;)

I'm an Enneagram 4, mom of 5, life coach and social worker.

I can't wait to meet ya + help you create a special memory!

I'm also available to do art workshops + paint parties! shoot me an email + we will figure out the details!