Just less than 100 years ago, a beautiful self portrait decorating the living room, or hanging behind your desk in the office, was a common thing. This idea of self-portraits and family paintings is quickly coming back. With modern-day technology and digital painting, one can easily have a high quality portrait of him self, made by artists from all over the world.
An original and cool idea is a montage – and integration of the subject, (you or you friend) inside the classical work of art – Check out the featured image.
If you find this gift idea appropriate,there are artist to be found on Fiver.com, Freelancer.com Upwork.com Esti.com and other similar websites, to do the work for a variety of prices, skills and ideas. Usually when the painting is done, the artist either prints it out and sends you the painting, or sends you a file and you printed out your self.
Note: If the person you’re planning to give this gift to is an painter, this might not be the best gift idea for them.