For a unique wedding gift, why not commission a beautiful print sketch of their venue, hand-drawn by local artists working in North Devon.
The drawing style is clean and contemporary with the sky and surroundings picked out in a range of colours. You can provide your own photo after ordering, just upload them by going to 'my orders' and submitting an 'order enquiry', or we can work from Google street view or a weblink (see below for instructions).
Every illustration can be further personalised with a printed message. Choose from three typefaces (script, handwritten or a modern sans-serif). Your text will be printed on two lines, the top line being a slightly larger size eg: 'Mandy & Russ / St Michael's Church, 5th July 2012.'
If you want to include two images we can also print both the church and reception venue in our double portrait.
How to provide a photo:
We can work from an image on a website, just send us the link, or your own photo - upload one here, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org (you must do this if ordering a double portrait with two images)
About the illustration:
Your illustration will be hand-drawn black and white sketch of the property, not a computer generated image, so we can add/remove things you don’t want eg: cars or lamp posts, and we won't include dustbins, satellite dishes etc. We will sketch the view from the photograph (ie the same perspective). It’s a simplified drawing of the house but if you want more detail we also offer offer different styles- please see the 'see sellers complete range' on right of this page. The drawing will be portrait or landscape that best suits the image. Although the house will be in black and white, we colour the sky duck-egg blue, the grass a sage green and paths stone or grey. Bright paintwork such as front doors or painted concrete will also be coloured. We cannot include people in the drawing.
If you've asked for a digital proof, we'll email a proof prior to printing
Hand-drawn illustration coloured on the computer for lovely solid lines and digitally printed in a graphic, contemporary style with offset block colours on 200gsm acid free, fine grain artists paper.
All illustrations are provided in a bevelled white mount. Framing: 2cm wide wooden frames in bevelled black and white and oak. 3cm wide frames in distressed black and white and flat white. All frames supplied with mdf backing board, integrated hanging hook, and Pilkington glass except extra large frames which are glazed with high grade Quinn perspex for safe delivery.
Small: 25.5 x 25.5cm (10" x 10") with an approx. image size 13 x 13cm (5" x 5")
Large: 25.5 x 30.5cm (10" x 12") with an approx. image size of 14 x 20cm (5.5" x 8")
Extra large: 39 x 39cm approx.(15" x 15") with an approx. image size of 28 x 28cm (11" x 11")
Small Double: 25.5 x 30.5cm (10 x 12") with 2 images in an approx. image size of 14 x 20cm (5.5" x 8")
Large Long Double - Framed 21x42cm, two images approx 13x15cm each
Absolutely stunning - very pleased with the image, presentation and service. Top class
A special gift for two of my most special people. Delighted with this portrait; a unique momento of a great day and many thanks for excellent customer service.
Absolutely delighted with the picture. It is a golden wedding anniversary present and I am sure that my friends will really love their gift. Thank you so much, so professional and beautifully made and delivered securely.
So, if you are thinking of getting something special created, something bespoke, then Letterfest are the people you go to.
Their art is fantastic and general service is excellent. I spoke with an employee in the days leading up to getting a wedding venue portrait completed for my wife, and the customer service experience probably made me go with these guys over anyone else. And when the artwork came, it really confirmed that i made the right decision.
These guys are ace.
Very impressed with the copy from a not-very-good photograph. Really pleased, as it’s a 1st anniversary present for my wife. Thank you!