A portrait is a painting of persons
face. If you are a talented painter or you can draw and illustrate a picture
than this is a definite option for making some money as well.
You could put a twist on this
is many different ways that come to mind. Below are a few ideas:
Many people will give you an
old photo that they want painted of wedding pictures, baby pictures, really
it can be any type of picture that they want to cherish and have recreated
and even pet portraits!
If this is a hobby of yours
then you may already have a majority of the items needed to start right
away and even so, the cost of your supplies should be included in the
price that you are charging for your service. Please be sure and charge
for your time accordingly. All too many times I see people not getting
paid what their time is worth because they don't know how to put a price
on it or they just enjoy it so much. For your business to be profitable
you will have to be able to set a price that will keep you ahead and not
You should be able to buy your
paints and canvases at wholesale pricing if you are set up as a business
as to keep some of your overhead and costs down. The great thing about
this business is it can be done in your spare time, you already enjoy
painting and it can be done from your home office easily!