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Commission an Artwork


Watercolors By Gail Austin.  Paintings from your photos. You choose the colors, and size. Starting at roughly $375 (to be discussed with Gail prior to paint) for unframed watercolor on 14"x20" acid free handmade watercolor paper.  Payment of ½ down is required in advance.  All estimates and payments are to be pre arranged in advance.

Email Gail or call to get started.


"Let's work together! Your ideas, color schemes and photos. I will create an art piece that is special, and timeless!"


An excellent example of a commission watercolor by Gail is "Craig's Elk"


The story behind “Craig’s Elk”.  

Craig commissioned me to do a watercolor painting for him, putting together 2 photos that he took in his back yard. The First photograph was of 4 male elk running together in the Summer time.  The second photo was of the aspen trees in his yard in their Colorado Fall time beauty.  “What colors should I use for the background & foreground?” I asked.  “Use ANY colors that you would like” he said.  “You’re the expert artist!”  WOW!  Any colors I wanted!  “Okay! I’ll really use my artistic license to create this one”, I thought.  As I painted, I allowed the colors to just form, and blend as they wanted to.  The painting all came together wonderfully.  Craig really was SO filled with JOY & gratitude and happiness when he saw the finished painting and he loved the fact that I named it "Craig's Elk"  A true co-creation between Craig, me, and Spirit!!  Let this be a tribute to Craig and his LOVE of nature, creativity & his vision.  Note: young male elk really only run together in the Summer.

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