Listing #: 716610267
Business name: RETROspect­ive PORTRAITS
Location: Tauhoa
About: I am offering a unique way to capture a special moment or person in your life retrospe­ctive.portraits@gmail.com PH 094224004
Services offered: Email me your favorite photo and I will paint your portrait
Areas serviced: All areas including internatio­nal
Availability: Please phone during business hours
Ends january 31.

300 mm x 400 mm, $165
400 mm x 400 mm, $197
450 mm x 450 mm, $239
500 mm x 500 mm, $284
500 mm x 600 mm, $327

600 mm x 600 mm $424
914 mm x 610 mm $790
1000 mmx1000mm $994

These prices are based on one person only
Sized to suit and priced according Additional charges for back grounds and extra people

Unique and affordable portraits

Stylized acrylic painting, photo transformation using customized vintage, retro or pop art style.

Transform your memories to a unique visual experience.

Innovative idea for those 'hard to buy for'!

You may want a painting using a variety of photos of people brought together to make one group portrait.

I can make those changes that you would have liked in your photograph .

I can re-create your photograph using a fun theme for your portrait!!
I also paint animals, cars, landscapes etc.


I am happy to answer any questions you may have"


My name is Brenda Neal.
I have painted for over 30 years.I have had my own art design business.
I have been a full time art student and have an Art Diploma.


Feel free to ask any questions.


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Thanks for the lovely painting you did of my sisters dogs. She cried when she opened it. A unique gift for hard to buy for people. AAA+
j992 (447 447 positive feedback) Address Verified Jan 2017  Fri 11 Mar
Brenda created a magnificent piece for my sisters wedding present - painting one of their photographs from their wedding - she did an amazing job!!!! So easy and lovely to deal with! For and unbelievable price you get a personalised, stunning piece of art work to keep for ever. Highly recommend to anyone thinking of getting their precious moments captured creatively and uniquely.
ogrey1 (6 6 positive feedback)  Sat 20 Feb
When you have been married for almost 50 years it gets difficult to find something different for special birthdays. I was so lucky to stumble upon Brenda's website and I knew instantly that I was on to a winner. Brenda is a delight to work with, her talent is superb, her communication outstanding. When her finished article arrived on time it was brilliant. She has my wife copied perfectly. No mistaking who she is. Thank you Brenda, for completing a happy day for us..
bw53 (22 22 positive feedback) Address Verified Aug 2017  Mon 23 Nov
Just received another of your wonderful portraits. We are so very happy with the result. Your work speaks for itself. Thankyou
poppy66 (78 78 positive feedback)  Mon 29 Jun
I have just received my painting and I just love it. Amazing considering you only a small photograph to work from. The likeness is perfect. It will be a treasured painting for many years to come. Many thanks.
poppy66 (78 78 positive feedback)  Mon 13 Apr
Excellent portrait that exceeded our high expectations. The painting really captured everyone well, even better than the original photo. Very highly recommended.
rachie42 (15 15 positive feedback)  Wed 07 Jan
I am blown away at the final result of my portrait. Brenda captured the real me and the painting is exceptional. I am delighted with the result and will be using her again to make a special portrait of my grandchildren. My warmest thanks for this stunning portrait.A+++++++++++++++
gaesm (229 229 positive feedback) Address Verified Jun 2016  Wed 03 Sep
This was a gift for our parents and they absolutely love it! They were blown away at the detail and the care put into it. Thank you Brenda! We will certainly be contacting you again for future art!
ladynicola (928 928 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2016  Sat 09 Aug
Sorry for the late feedback. Extremely happy with the painting. My husband loved it ( wedding anniversary gift ). It now proudly hangs in our room. Thanks for turning our picture into a beautiful work of Art. Regards karishma.
niksi (3109 3109 positive feedback) Address Verified Aug 2016  Sun 30 Mar
Absolutely a breeze to deal with. The portrait is stunning and done very carefully with a lot of detail. Highly recommend this service to all!
skittles93 (82 82 positive feedback)  Wed 12 Mar
Absolutely amazing!! I've always believed that a real artist won't charge the world for her or his art because they love what they do and they love giving their art. Not only was Brenda incredibly affordable but she is one hell of an artist!! When I received my portrait I was stunned, for the price I thought it would be good, but it's stunning!! I'm so stoked that I stumbled across this. Thank you Brenda! I look forward to more of your art. You have given us one memorable gift! :)
bepany (193 193 positive feedback)  Wed 01 Jan
As with all the other review comments I too would like to express the same opinion with regards to the work Brenda produces. Communication is first class and of course quality of work equally as good. Highly recommend AAA+++
algi (644 644 positive feedback) Address Verified Feb 2017  Wed 18 Sep
Thank you very much Brenda for the fabulous job done in a third of your standard time. It was such a beautiful present and everyone loved it. He couldn't get over how close the painting was to the photo. His remark "I can actually see myself in that painting". That's exactly what I wanted. Thank You very much. Lu
lubinda (5 5 positive feedback)  Sat 07 Sep
Brenda, what a great wedding anniversary present, the picture of our daughter at Castlepoint is amazing, so great that you can combine a variety of photos into one portrait, and the fact you can view it before its sent and any feedback acted on (it was perfect didn't need to change a thing anyway). Would highly recommend (already have) to others :) A great way to inject color and life into our home, thank you - feel free to show it off with promo etc..we already have :) We will be back!!
markymouse (21 21 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2014  Tue 18 Jun
Thanks very much for a wonderful painting. Very communicative and understanding. Great result :)
smoeb (59 59 positive feedback) Address Verified May 2016  Mon 15 Apr
I am amazed at the standard of Brenda's work, it was like looking at a photo and not a painting. I would not hesitate to recommend her to my friends, family and anyone else who asks. She is awesome to deal with and I so envy her amazing talent. I am in no doubt I will be using her wonderful services in the very near future.
ace76 (629 629 positive feedback)  Tue 19 Mar
Astounding work! Brenda manages to express a picture in a way that a photo cannot. Great communication, a remarkable piece. The painting of my sister and I has had MANY compliments, my mum and dad were blown away. Thank you so much for your fantastic service. Will be back for sure!
llebas (407 407 positive feedback)  Mon 11 Mar
Artistic concepts an skills that a camera can not express is how i like to describe Brenda's work. I 100% believe in her talent not to mention fast contact, easy communication and the end product is exactly what you had asked for. Definitely recommend others to try an alternative way of holding memories an RETROspect­ive PORTRAITS is a great way. Cheers Brenda
jx_majesty (221 221 positive feedback) Address Verified May 2017  Sun 16 Sep
I've recently had a painting done for my brother in law's first wedding anniversary, but I love it so much I want to keep it for myself!!! Thankyou Brenda, absolutely amazing!
thespareswoman (176 176 positive feedback) Address Verified Apr 2016  Sun 09 Sep
Thanks so much for the fantastic painting you did of myself with my granddaughters all from a photograph. Theres not much more i can say that hasnt already been said about your work. Truely fantastic. I love it.Thanks yet again. Peter
glandad (256 256 positive feedback)  Sat 08 Sep
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