Custom Family Portraits on Etsy

by Grace Bonney

In honor of family month, I thought it would be fun to look at all the different options that exist for custom portraits online. From watercolors and line drawings to oil paintings and pastels, there are dozens and dozens of artists on Etsy that offer beautiful custom portraits for anyone who feels like the traditional family photo isn’t quite their style. My favorite thing about these new, modern portraits is how openly they embrace all variations of families (including those with pets rather than children) and offer a great range of price points. I’ve chosen my 11 favorites above and below, but if you have a favorite that I missed, I’d love to hear from you in the comments! xo, grace

Image above: Custom portrait by Elisabeth McNair, $325 (also a D*S Scholarship winner!)

Custom portrait by Katie Turner, $300

9 more portrait options continue after the jump . . .

Custom portrait by Kinderling, $275

Custom portrait by Kadie Foppiano, $160

Custom portraits by PaperPlants, $68

Custom portrait by Sian Keegan, $250

Custom portrait by Tuesday Bassen, $250

Custom portrait by Mandy Cave, $125

Custom portrait stamps by FAWA, $35

Custom portrait by Fia Igelstrom, $150

Custom portrait by Lisa Nelson, $45

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