You provide the photo & I provide the Art
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  Carlin Art Watercolor on Etsy is my online shop for Originals & Commissions 
You can browse examples and contact me from any listing page.
When you contact me, you may include 3 photos per message, send as many as you like along with your ideas.  
I'll review your photos and reply to your message within hours. 
After we go over your project goal, you may select your size painting & place your order.  
Most paintings can be finished in a week, depending on size, complexity and commissions in my queue.
Hand painted with Top Quality Archival Paint & Paper ensures your Custom Painting will be enjoyed for generations.
Below are some example commissions
 Art to commemorate memories.  Vacation photos and special events.  Gifts for Him, Her, Them, Everyone!
  
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A clients very memorable vacation in the Virgin Islands.
I used his photo and slightly altered the composition.   
The islands were pushed farther away, distracting buildings removed,
 more ocean and sky were added.
This client enjoys his vacation every time he looks at his painting.  



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This photo captures a special sunrise for travelers on Folly Beach South Carolina.
The composition was already wonderful, my colorful style made it art :)






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Due to a growing family, another baby on the way, a husband sold his jeep.
Sometimes becoming an adult means letting go, for awhile, our toys.
The thoughtful wife commissioned me to paint this keepsake for her husband.  Aww! 








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This is Wailea in Maui.  A couple were married here.  The wife commissioned me to paint this 
memorable scene as an anniversary gift for her husband.  Happy Anniversary!




  
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Often I omit people and items that are a distraction to the main theme.
This art keepsake for the wedding couple captures their wedding day with the focus on them.  
    






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Sometimes all that is needed is extra color to make it art.





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To allow the engagement couple to be THE focus, I added snow to the trees and softened  the background to allow the Proposal to be the main focus.  Congratulations!










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House portraits are great gifts for Housewarming, First Home, New Home, Moving Away, Childhood Home, Gift for parents who have everything.  We love our homes!
A client commissioned me to paint this as a gift for his parents and asked me to add their pet cat.  
The house is lovely, and with my personal touches, this home is a piece of art.



As pet owners, we love to have art of our pets!
Pet portraits are perfect gifts for all the pet lovers in your life.
New pet, longtime friend pet and pet memorials.

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