Portrait and Landscape artist, Maria Gallan, does oil paintings on canvas from your photographs.
It may be your favourite place, or pet, you would like to see enlarged to 1,5m on your wall or a small painting of 10cm, as a gift to an overseas guest or tourist. Based in Johannesburg , South Africa , she has been doing commissioned paintings for 5 years.
She has done a series of paintings for a wine farmer in the Cape , who emailed to her, photographs of his wine farm as reference material.
Some paintings were done for people with two homes, to display as a reminder in their second home overseas. While others, as retirement gifts or for the 60 year old who really does have everything.