Charcoal Head & Shoulders Portrait Special- details

Thanks for your interest in this rare special offer from Timothy Chambers. Tim’s portrait fees run from $3,800 to upwards of $40,000, but he is offering his Charcoal Head & Shoulders portraits for $500-$600 per person for a limited time (a savings of over 85% off the lowest regular charcoal portrait fee!). Here are the details:

  • These portraits are created in the Head & Shoulders format; if you’re looking for a Three-quarter or Full-figure portrait, or a more detailed painting, please visit here for pricing and details, including price on request.
  • Charcoal portraits are not color, but gray/black/white in tone. See examples in the Gallery.
  • You have a choice of  two options regarding the sitting:
    1. $500.00  You submit a high-resolution photograph of the subject for Tim’s approval as suitable to work from. Tim has created a document to aid you in this process (Guide to Selecting Photos for Your Portrait: webpage / pdf).
    2. $600.00 You can schedule a photographic sitting. This will provide Tim with great reference material to create your portrait from. Allow about 20-30 minutes for the portrait session, plus additional time for Tim to answer any questions you might have regarding the portrait.
  • The fee is per person; multiple heads in same portrait are priced the same as individual portraits.
  • Your portrait will be created using archival-quality materials, consistent with Tim’s high standard of execution. Tim guarantees a likeness based on the quality of his reference material.
  • The size of the portrait will range from 20”x16” for children’s to approximately 24”x20” for adults.
  • You will receive your completed portrait within months after approval of submitted photographs.
  • Framing is not included in the cost of the portrait. Click below for info regarding affordable framing options.
  • Upon completion you may pick up the portrait or have it shipped FedEx for only $27.
  • Payment: 50% at commencement; balance at delivery of portrait.

If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to ask! Contact us.

Thank you for your interest in Tim and his desire to bring hope and life to children through art! Let us know if you’d like to commission your own portrait. Also, we love referrals- Receive a $30 credit towards your portrait for each referral commission!


Click for information on how to select a great photograph for your portrait or for samples and prices of frames for your charcoal portrait.