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Fine Art Portrait Commissions by World-Class Contemporary Portrait Artist
Based in Houston, TX Andros Karr

Andros Karr is a name that resonates with excellence in the world of contemporary portrait art. With his exceptional talent and unique artistic vision, Karr has established himself as a premier artist in Houston, Texas, and beyond. This article delves into the life, work, and achievements of Andros Karr, highlighting his award-winning artistry and his ability to create the best contemporary portrait commissions in oil, watercolor, and digital form.

contemporary watercolor portrait

Artistic Style and Technique:

Karr's artistic style is characterized by a unique blend of realism and contemporary aesthetics. His portraits capture the essence and personality of his subjects, while also incorporating elements of modernity and innovation. Whether working with oil, watercolor, or digital mediums, Karr's attention to detail and mastery of technique result in stunning and lifelike representations.

Achievements and Recognition:

Andros Karr's talent and dedication have not gone unnoticed. He has received numerous accolades and awards for his exceptional work, solidifying his position as an award-winning artist. His ability to capture the true essence of his subjects has earned him a reputation as one of the best contemporary portrait artists in the industry.

Contemporary Portrait Commissions:

Andros Karr's portfolio is a testament to his versatility and skill in creating contemporary portrait commissions. His clients range from individuals seeking personal portraits to businesses and organizations looking for unique and captivating artwork. Karr's ability to connect with his subjects and translate their stories onto canvas is what sets him apart.

Watercolor Portrait Demonstration by Contemporary Houston-Based Artist Andros Karr

Oil Portraits:

Karr's oil portraits are a testament to his mastery of the medium. The richness and depth of color, combined with his meticulous brushwork, bring his subjects to life. Whether it's a family portrait, a corporate commission, or a personal piece, Karr's oil portraits exude a timeless elegance and sophistication.


Watercolor Portraits:

In addition to his expertise in oil painting, Karr also excels in watercolor portraits. This medium allows him to explore a softer and more ethereal aesthetic, creating delicate and emotive portraits. Karr's watercolor portraits possess a unique charm and capture the subtleties of his subjects with grace and precision.


Digital Portraits:

Embracing the advancements in technology, Andros Karr also offers digital portrait commissions. Using digital tools, he creates vibrant and dynamic portraits that push the boundaries of traditional art. This medium allows for greater experimentation and customization, resulting in visually striking and contemporary pieces.

YouTube Channel and Online Presence:

Andros Karr's passion for art extends beyond his studio. He shares his artistic journey, techniques, and insights with a global audience through his YouTube channel.


Through engaging and informative videos, Karr provides a glimpse into his creative process, offering aspiring artists and art enthusiasts a valuable resource for inspiration and learning.


Andros Karr's artistic prowess and dedication to his craft have established him as a premier world-class contemporary portrait artist. His ability to capture the essence of his subjects in oil, watercolor, and digital form is unparalleled. With an impressive portfolio, numerous awards, and a strong online presence, Karr continues to inspire and captivate art lovers around the world. To experience the brilliance of Andros Karr's work, visit his website at and immerse yourself in the world of contemporary portraiture.

Commissioning a painting is an exhilarating and personal experience. It allows you to acquire a truly unique masterpiece that reflects your individuality and taste. Andros Karr understands the importance of this process and is committed to working closely with you to bring your artistic vision to life. From the initial consultation to the final brushstroke, every step is infused with passion, creativity, and meticulous attention to detail.

When it comes to pricing, Andros Karr believes in transparency and fairness. The cost of commissioning a painting is determined by various factors, including the size, medium, framing, and complexity of the artwork. To provide you with an accurate quote, we invite you to contact us directly. We will guide you through the pricing process, ensuring that it aligns with your budget and artistic aspirations.

Time is of the essence, and we understand that you're eager to see your commissioned artwork come to life. Rest assured; Andros is dedicated to delivering exceptional quality within a reasonable timeframe. Depending on the size and medium of the piece, the creation process typically takes between 2 to 6 weeks. This allows Andros Karr to pour his heart and soul into each brushstroke, ensuring that the final result surpasses your expectations.

We believe that the foundation of exceptional art lies in the materials used. That's why Andros Karr only works with the highest quality materials available. From Daniel Smith watercolors and oils to Golden acrylics, Saunders Waterford watercolor paper, and Claessens linen, every stroke is infused with the richness and vibrancy that only top-tier materials can provide.

Framing is an art in itself, and we offer framing services upon special request. Our team of experts will work closely with you to select the perfect frame that enhances the beauty and impact of your commissioned artwork. Please note that framing services are currently available exclusively to customers in the USA.

To ensure a seamless and secure commissioning process, we require a 30% deposit before Andros Karr begins working on your piece. This deposit not only guarantees the artist's time and materials but also serves as a testament to your commitment to the creative journey. Once the artwork is complete, you will receive a high-resolution image for your approval. If you're delighted with the result, the remaining 70% will be charged to your credit card, and your masterpiece will be carefully packaged and shipped to your doorstep.

We are committed to providing you with an exceptional art commissioning experience. Our dedication to craftsmanship, attention to detail, and unwavering passion for art ensure that your commissioned artwork will be a cherished treasure for generations to come. Let us embark on this artistic journey together and create something truly extraordinary. Contact us today and commission your masterpiece.

Art Commissions / Commissioning a Painting / Painting Commissions FAQ:

I am interested in commissioning a piece of art but have never done so. Where do I begin?

Commissioning art is a fun and unique experience. No matter if you are a first-time art buyer or a seasoned collector. It will give you an opportunity to acquire a unique piece of art suited to your particular requirements. It will also give you the opportunity to collaborate directly with the Artist.

How much will it cost to commission a painting?

Commissioned pieces are priced based on the size, medium (watercolor, oil, acrylic and digital), framing and complexity of the piece. Please contact us for more details.

How long will it take for the painting to be ready?

It depends on the size and medium, but typically take 2 to 3 weeks to be ready for shipment.

What type of materials does the Artist utilize?

The Artist uses only the highest quality of materials (Daniel Smith watercolors and oils, Golden acrylics, Saunders Waterford watercolor paper, and Claessens linen).

What type of framing is available?

Framing is available upon special request and only to customers in the USA. Generally, the paintings (watercolors, acrylics and oils) are shipped rolled inside Kraft Heavy Duty Tubes. Paintings will provide the standard requirements for the Professional Framing of your choice.

Do I pay for commissioned artwork before or after the piece is complete? May I return a piece I've commissioned?

Before the artist begins working on your commission, we take a 30% deposit. This assures that the artist will be paid for their time and materials. Once the piece is complete, we will send you a high resolution image of the work. If you accept it, we will charge your credit card the remaining 70% and ship the piece to you. If for some reason you are not entirely satisfied when you see the image, we can make small changes. There are no returns once the artwork has been delivered.

When commissioning an artwork, how does the Artist work from a photo? 

Photographs are great reference material when commissioning an artwork. The Artist however will not simply copy your photo, but will improve it and add his own artistic character. Also, if you request modifications to  a photograph, describe exactly what you are looking for in the Commission Request form under the Description box. Also, feel free to call us to discuss your piece.

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