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About Commissioned Orders

When purchasing a Custom, Commissioned, Painting you are commissioning the artist, Christine Bell, to create for you a new hand-painted ORIGINAL piece of artwork. These paintings will be one-of-a-kind, timeless paintings created specifically for the you or your client, after the order has been placed.

Your original contemporary painting on 1.5" deep stretched canvas will be created to in the colors, composition, look and feel of what you are seeking for your client or a specific space. If there is a certain painting of Christine's that you would like her to refer to, just send along that information. She will use any inspiration photos that you wish to email her to assist in informing her of requested style, subject matter, and color requests. Christine takes care to paint each piece knowing it will be treasured; opening her artistic freedom which allows the piece to evolve on the canvas, adding brush and palette knife strokes unique to your piece, yet true to client requests. ...Making it truly an original, one-of-a-kind work of art.

The Commission process is easy. You may contact Christine through the form below, the website chat or email christine@contemporaryartbychristine.com to provide a stylistic description of what you are seeking for your art piece, including dimensions. Or you may follow the quick and easy steps on the Commissioned Custom Paintings Listing Page (perfect for repeat collectors).

1.Select your size from options available here and "Add to Cart". 

2. You may add the TITLE, or a link of the painting you would like your painting similar to, any custom color requests, and specify vertical or horizontal layout in the "Special Instructions to Seller" field at checkout. 

3. Although not required, some may wish to email through the form below or send a "chat" message with more details or photos of the space for decor coordination.

Example subjects available: Textured Minimalist Abstracts, Coastal Abstract Seascapes, Florals, Cherry Blossoms, Pearlescent Textured Abstracts, Modern Impressionist Landscapes, Angels

You may also want to explore Bestselling Custom Originals / "easy order" Commissioned Paintings.  These Custom Paintings are based off of Original Paintings that have been previously sold. Christine is amazing at creating very similar replications her own artwork so that it will contain the same composition, colors, and feel of a previously sold original painting, but is also it's own one-of-a-kind, piece of art which contains knife strokes unique to each piece.

FAQ regarding Painting Commissions:

  • Lead times - lead times vary depending on the demand on Christine's artistic talents, as well as with the time of the year.  Typical lead time is 3-4 weeks until shipping, but can be anywhere from 2-8 weeks.  Rush Orders available for an extra fee. Please contact if you'd like to inquire on current lead times.
  • US Shipping - Shipping is complementary on most painting sizes when shipped within the US. If you are commissioning a canvas 48x48" or larger, there may be "oversized shipping fees" imposed by the carrier which can be quoted for you based on the delivery location.
  • International Shipping - Please state the destination country for a shipping quote when first inquiring about a commission. Some canvases may be too large to ship stretched. More about shipping here.

Your new Original Painting will last a lifetime. 

Commissioned Paintings, Custom Large Canvas Wall Art, Seascapes Landscapes, Angel Paintings by Artist Christine Bell

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