Custom Artwork FAQ
Whatever your theme, whatever your dream, world-renowned artist Michael Ostaski will take your project from concept to completion. For more than 30 years, Michael has created thousands of custom portraits and murals across the United States. Whether you know exactly what you want or present Michael with a blank wall, he will work to create the perfect piece.
How long will it take to create my custom artwork?
After you and Michael agree on a sketch and a down payment is made, custom portraits typically take about 4 to 6 weeks to complete.
What form of payment may I use?
Michael accepts cash, personal checks or PayPal for his custom portraits and artwork.
How will my order be shipped?
Your custom portrait will be delivered via regular mail unless you prefer FedEx or UPS.
What is the process for custom portraits?
The custom portrait process consists of Michael working from several photographs and sending you sketches before you choose a final design. See our custom portrait process page for more detailed information.
Is my artwork one-of-a-kind?
As a portrait painter and artist, Michael often reproduces favorite works through giclee. However, you may purchase the copyright to a custom painting if requested.
How long has Michael been an artist?
If you include his childhood, Michael has been a portrait painter since he was 8 years old! As an adult, Michael traveled the world for 30 years as an artist, and many of his custom portraits can be seen in the homes of celebrities, CEOs and famous athletes.