Gift certificates to use toward the purchase of art lessons (private or group), a portrait, or custom art surely make meaningful and personal gifts!
To purchase, simply contact Shawn to receive your printed Gift Certificate.
Your recipient has plenty of time to redeem at his or her convenience by simply visiting the web address printed on the gift certificate to contact Shawn for scheduling.
Private instruction rate: $25 hr. Class rate: $25 per class (2 hours).
Portraits and custom art pricing depends on buyer’s choice of medium and size. Quotes may be provided quickly by sending your photo reference to Shawn.

Portrait Paintings

Many of Shawn’s portraits were commissioned as a Christmas gift, birthday, anniversary, or “just because I love you” gift. Let the recipient choose their favorite photo for Shawn to work from or surprise them with one you know is the best!

Art Classes

View upcoming art classes,
and read about previous classes and
workshops by Shawn Krise.


View sample gallery
by artist Shawn Krise of oils,
pastels, acrylics and mixed media.


View sample gallery by Shawn Krise of
family portraits, children’s portraits and pet portraits.


Acrylic is an under appreciated paint medium that is versatile, offers a short drying time and is great for beginners.
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Oil might be the most advanced medium used for painting due to its rich texture and long drying time.
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Pastels are pure powder pigment usually compressed into a stick that blend well and offer intense color.
Learn more.