Pencil Portraits from Photos

Hand Drawn Portraits – Transform your favourite photos into hand drawn pencil portraits from photos

Pencil drawing of a dog
Pencil Portraits from Photos  Family Drawings
Hand Drawn Portraits - Pencil Portrait of a Puppy

How To Commission

Simple Steps: Click on the order form, enter details, upload a photo(s) and pay a 20% deposit.

Family Drawings

I can draw family portraits from separate photographs.

Pet Portraits

I draw cats and dogs from photographs.

Drawing of a Woman

Pencil Drawing Artists – Photos for Drawing Portraits in Pencil

In the world of artistry and creativity, few mediums can capture the essence and beauty of a moment like hand drawn portraits from photographs. These timeless treasures are a testament to the skill and dedication of artists who transform ordinary pictures into extraordinary works of art. I specialize in creating exquisite drawings that celebrate the essence of life, whether it’s through drawings of family members, friends, beloved dogs, or cherished pets.

The photograph you sent to me should be clear and sharp. It is essential to understand that the photo’s quality and clarity will favourably influence the level of detail I can achieve; therefore, a bright and focused photo will allow me to create realistic drawings from photographs.

The Magic of Pencil Portraits

Pencil portraits are a unique form of artistic expression. They combine the precision of a skilled hand with the subtlety of graphite on paper to create images that seem to breathe life. At MCB Pencil Portraits I have mastered this craft, bringing every detail to life in a way that makes your memories last forever.

Having drawn hundreds of drawings from photos for my customers in the United Kingdom and worldwide, I can generously lend my creative hand to any person, animal, vehicle, building or landscape that undoubtedly means something to you or a loved one. Many people worldwide place orders with me as gifts for loved ones. I would be glad to draw custom hand drawn portraits from photos to serve as memorable gifts for Christmas, Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Anniversaries, Weddings, Mother’s Day, or Father’s Day.

There are many talented artists in the UK. However, I am confident I can create hand drawn portraits from photos that accurately deliver the drawings from the pictures that you are looking for.

Drawings of People and Pets from Photos

Drawings of Family

Family is the heart of our lives, and what better way to honour your loved ones than with a hand-drawn family portrait? My drawings of family capture the warmth, love, and unique personality of each family member. These portraits are not just images; they are a testament to the bonds that hold families together. Every smile, every laugh, and every shared moment is lovingly etched onto the paper.

Drawings of Dogs

Our furry friends hold a special place in our hearts. Their unwavering loyalty, playfulness, and companionship enrich our lives in countless ways. My drawings of dogs pay tribute to these wonderful creatures. Whether it’s a faithful retriever, a spirited terrier, or a gentle giant, I can capture the unique spirit of your canine companion, ensuring that their memory lives on forever in the form of a stunning pencil portrait.

Pet Portraits

Pets, be they dogs, cats, or any other furry or feathered friend, become cherished members of our families. My pet portraits not only celebrate the love and joy they bring into our lives but also serve as a beautiful reminder of their presence even after they’ve crossed the rainbow bridge. Each pet portrait with the same care and attention to detail as the family portraits, ensuring that every whisker, every feather, and every wagging tail is captured perfectly.

More Than Just a Drawing

At MCB Pencil Portraits, I understand that my art is more than just pencil drawings; it’s a reflection of the stories, memories, and emotions that define our lives. I offer a personalized experience, allowing you to commission a portrait that is as unique as the subject it portrays. My easy-to-use order form ensures that your commissioned drawing is tailored to your preferences, whether it’s a gift for a loved one or a keepsake for yourself.

Personal, Unique, and Creative Gifts

My pencil portraits make for personal and unique gifts that are both special and memorable. Whether you’re looking for a creative present, a thoughtful souvenir, or a token of appreciation, a hand drawn portrait from MCB Pencil Portraits fits the bill perfectly. It’s a work of art that transcends time and trends, making it a cherished possession for generations to come.

Contact Me

If you are ready to transform your cherished photographs into exquisite pencil portraits, don’t hesitate to reach out to me. You can contact me at Mike@MCB Pencil Portraits or visit my price page for more information. Let me help you preserve your precious memories through the artistry of hand-drawn pencil portraits.


The photograph you sent to me should be clear and sharp. It is essential to understand that the photo’s quality and clarity will favourably influence the level of detail I can achieve; therefore, a bright and focused photo will allow me to create realistic drawings from photographs.

I turn photos into pencil portraits to create the best drawings from photos. Each drawing is a photorealistic capture of the subject, typically without a background. My goal is to capture the essence of every subject, bringing their personality and likeness to life with every stroke. You can see samples of my work on my drawings page and on Pinterest, where I share a variety of my hand drawn portraits from photos of people, pets and animals.

Drawing of a Mother with her Baby
South Grove , Birmingham B23 6NT

Drawing of a Dog with the Original Photo