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Commission a personal portrait ~ in the style of my paper portaits series.

Send me a picture of yourself, your friends, or even your pets, and I will create an original paper-cut portrait especially for you.


These are not drawn or painted portraits. These are hand cut and assembled using scissors and an x-acto blade and are not mechanically reproduced, machine, or laser-cut. Each portrait is a one-of-a-kind original ~ Just like you!


Here are some examples ~

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Wow! How do I order a personal portrait?


Simply contact me at inquiry@edenthompson.com

with your request and any questions you may have.

If you have a picture, attach the image to the email.


An 8" x 10" portrait (framed size / image size approx. 6" x 8") with black mat is $95.

A larger portrait sized 12" x 16" (framed size / image size approx. 9" x 12") with black mat is $195.


Taxes included. Prices in US dollars. Shipping costs to be determined from your location.


I look forward to hearing from you!



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The original photo


The finished portrait


The happy owner


(The size - 8" x 10")

< One with added colour


Half white background >


Full paper portrait >

A great gift for a pet lover


Here are Pezzo,

Molly (with black background),

and Spyder

A unique wedding present

The size is 8" x 10" for ease of framing.


A larger size (such as 9" x 12" ) can be made at your request.

The final portrait will be delivered to you with a soft black 1" mat

in a transparent protective sleeve, ready for your frame.



The materials


Like others in the series, I am using three colours of acid free

artist papers. The assembled portrait is mounted on acid free

white Bristol with PVA glue, and then UV treated.



The pictures


I have displayed some different variations of portrait ~

Some have only facial features on white background, some half shadowed, and some all shadow and light. A black background can also suit the right photo. The best pictures you could provide are clear and bright. When you contact me, we can discuss any concerns.

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Thank you for visiting.

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