The Perfect Christmas Gift - Parade Portrait Sale


Have you been looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your loved one? For yourself? For your parents? Well you're in luck!

For a limited time, I'm offering a sale on commissioned Parade Portraits just in time for Christmas.

There's one catch...
THERE ARE ONLY 5 COMMISSION SPOTS AVAILABLE
at the sale price!
(but I am happy to paint more at the regular price after the 5 spots are filled)

You must place your order by November 25th 
to guarantee a December 22nd delivery

What is a Parade Portrait?
     An 11x14 (or longer depending on number of people portrayed) hand drawn and hand painted depiction of children or an entire family which actually will look like the person. Optional free inclusions: Family name or motto banner, items of interest for each person, specific items of clothing depicted. 

So what is the deal anyway?
     You will get 10% off the base price of a custom created Parade Portrait, and 30% off each additional person added to the portrait. The base price is usually $350 for up to 4 people depicted, with extra persons costing $50 each.  So you will instantly save $35 off of the 4 people.

BONUS DEAL?
the 30% off each additional person added. So instead of $50 per additional person, the price will only be $35 per person and $20 per pet. 

The so that makes the sale price...
ONLY $315 
for a custom, one of a kind, original, hand painted, commissioned work of art they will cherish forever

How do you order?
  1. email:  jujubeeillustrations (at) gmail  with PARADE PORTRAIT REQUEST in the subject line
  2. subject of email: include names and ages of people to be depicted and hobby or interest or pose you'd like shown, and any special bonds/connections between people to be depicted (so I can place those people interacting with each other more. In addition, include your mailing or drop off address for delivery.
  3. attachments to email: send 2 photos of each person, one of their head and neck only with a smile on their face, in profile, and the other of a side profile view their full body frozen in a walking position if possible (in particular clothing if you want that depicted). Send any pictures of items you'd like included.
  4. I will respond with a paypal invoice and confirmation message 
  5. I will draw paint and deliver your custom work of art by December 22nd!

I am able to work easily with anyone from anywhere in the world.
HERE ARE SOME OTHER EXAMPLES OF PARADE PORTRAITS I'VE CREATED


This was done for a family before their last child was even born (in the womb) so I was able to incorporate the baby anyway
This was done a couple years ago for an older couple of their 9 children from old photographs from around 1982. Great gift for the parents or grandparents.
This was a portrait that included the children's favorite things and even their pets (see above for the big discount on pet pricing)

The dad that commissioned this portrait for his wife was able to send me pictures of each of their favorite toys to include and even requested specific items for each child to be wearing.

This family Parade Portrait was completely painted off of old family photos to depict their family at the young stage of life. These parents are now grandparents with grown children and cherish the memory of their time growing together.

The mom of these three girls bought herself a mother's day present last year and loved the results. 

This Parade Portrait included the parents and was done for the family after the father passed away too early in life as a final family portrait...They were never able to get one done after their baby was born before he passed so I was honored to create this for them.

I include the children's interests in the portrait as well. As you can tell, this was one soccer loving family.

Again, another portrait including the parents and their 6 beautiful children with the inscription, families are forever, painted underneath.


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October 2017 General Conference Sketchnotes

Many people have asked for links to my conference notes over the years and I am always happy to provide them the files.

I take these notes for my own personal study and reference as I listen to the conference sessions. They are sometimes messy and I'm sure I pull different things out of what the speaker is saying than others do, but taking these kinds of notes helps me concentrate and visualize the concepts while they are delivering them. Any mistakes or misrepresentations of the speakers' topic are all my own and have nothing to do with the original source.

Please listen to the source of these notes here...

And here is a link to the pdf file full of 16 pages of my notes. (it may take a while to download so be patient.)
 general conference notes
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I'm a freelance illustrator working in the children's book industry. I love kids and raising my own 4 children. They are the inspiration and the passion behind all I do in art and in life. See my website at JulieOlsonbooks.com

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