Commission handmade replica paintings & art

Get your favorite historic piece of artwork reproduced & turned into an original painting by one of our professional artists

Start Request

Beautifully handmade by a real & professional artist

Experience an original

Although it might not be a $50+ million true original, you can still get an original masterpiece recreated from one of our professional artists

Carefully crafted - by hand & from scratch

Be amazed with real, detailed fine brush strokes on high-quality canvas

From an expert artist

Get a famous or popular painting reproduced into a museum-like piece of art

We have expert artists who use traditional techniques so you can get any style, any subject, from any era:
- oil painting
- impressionists painting
- acrylic paintings
- renaissance paintings
- surrealism
- and much more



Made-to-order with love by real, expert artists & artisans

Pay only 25%

Only 25% upfront

Option to pay in 25% installments as you watch it come to life

Satisfaction Guarantee

Rest easy

Approve before it gets shipped & rest easy with a satisfaction guarantee

Give Amazing

Be meaningful

Give a truly memorable & thoughtful gift to someone special

Get a custom-made painting from your photo

Make it forever

Turn the special moments in your life into timeless masterpieces

100% unique & handmade

Display your love in a thoughtful way

Honor someone

The perfect way to remember someone special to you

How to: turning a photograph into a painting (by a real artist)

How can I find an artist to turn my photo into a painting?

Our algorithm matches you with relevant artists based on your request! To view available artists, start a request. After placing an order, we hold your payment until your artist confirms. 

Each order is 100% handmade and custom-made for you.

How much does it cost to commission an artist?

There are over 500 trusted artists registered on MadeMay of varying prices. The total cost incorporates the size of your project, artist’s time & expertise to create it, materials used (such as the canvas and paint), and shipping. 

See real pricing within 30 seconds by starting a request and answering a few questions about your soon-to-be masterpiece.

What kind of custom paintings & drawings can I get?

The beauty of customization is that you can get any artwork personalized for you! The most popular are portrait paintings of people and pets, but you can also get custom abstracts, replicas of originals, home portraits, and anything your mind can conceive! 

If you have a question, contact us.

Do something unique