Giving back to healthcare workers ❤️

Thanking all healthcare workers for their incredible resilience in the way we know best - custom, handmade portrait paintings

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For the thoughtful ones

Hundreds of expert artists are available to turn a photo of someone you care about into a painting

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Healthcare Heroes

See how our community came together to create complimentary portrait paintings of Healthcare Heroes during the 1-year anniversary of Covid

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Pictured: Osborn Medical Center (Scottsdale, Arizona) by artist Bianca Davis

How it's made

In addition to receiving a masterpiece, artists send progress photos and timelapse videos so you see how the painting is created

Pictured: James Todaro (MD) by artist Serguei Zlenko

Our way of expressing appreciation

Kristyn Marten
Sarasota, Florida

Artist: Diana Wynne

Arun Janhavi
Detroit, Michigan

Artist: Angel Mazzoni

Himali Weerahandi
New York City, NY

Artist: Stephanie Bean



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

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Only 25% upfront

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

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Give a truly memorable & thoughtful gift to someone special

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! 

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