How to Commission Your Portrait From African Artist Tangwan Elice

Beautiful Lady, Portrait Drawing by Tangwan Elice

Beautiful Lady, Portrait Drawing by Tangwan Elice

Select your reference photos or create a new selfie, then chat with African artist Tangwan Elice in Cameroon about your portrait ideas (email Elice Tangwan <> or telephone +237 76 30 77 42  Office hours, UTC +01:00 ). View the portfolio of artist Tangwan Elice on Facebook here.

Untainted Beauty, portrait drawing by Tangwan Elice

Untainted Beauty, portrait drawing by Tangwan Elice

Do you want him to create your portrait on canvas or paper? Decide on the materials and size for the finished portrait art during your consultation with the artist.

Tangwan Elice portrait drawing in progress

Tangwan Elice portrait drawing in progress

Provide your reference photo or photos to the artist so he can get to work and he will send you a work-in-progress photo!

completed portrait by Tangwan Elice

completed portrait by Tangwan Elice

Portraits Africa–based in Amsterdam, Netherlands–holds your international currency payment until the portrait is complete and delivered to you. Only then is the money is paid to artist. Contact Portraits Africa via email: -or- by telephone: +31 20 672 78 06

drawing by Tangwan Elice

drawing by Tangwan Elice

While a portrait drawing on paper may require less time to complete than a painting on canvas, some drawings of larger size will take several weeks. If you have an anniversary, birthday, or other date you’d like to receive the completed work, just let the artist know.

portrait drawing by Tangwan Elice

portrait drawing by Tangwan Elice

Final photos are sent to you for approval. The artist Tangwan Elice packages and ships the finished portrait to you.

portrait drawing of boy by Tangway Elice

portrait drawing of boy by Tangwan Elice


Part Two: 20+ African Artists Offering Portrait Commissions via International Service

Part one features the first eleven artists here. Find out how to get your own portrait here.

For Part Two, we’re featuring these artists–click on each artist’s name to read their bio and view more examples of their portrait art:


AfricanPPLateef Olajumoke, Nigeria

Lateef Olajumoke, Nigeria


AfricanPPEnam Boscokah, Ghana face

Enam Boscokah, Ghana 


AfricanPPTangwan Elice, Cameroon

Tangwan Elice, Cameroon


Jeffrey Appiatu, Ghana



Ivana Basa, Kenya & Serbia



Okpeyowa Moses Marquis, Nigeria


AfricanPPLynette Swanepoel, South Africa Lynette Swanepoel, South Africa



Waweru Gichuhi, Kenya



Gideon Fasola, Nigeria


AfricanPPClara AdenNigeria

Clara Aden, Nigeria



Victor Binge, Kenya


AfricanPPAlbert Dorgbadzi, Ghana

Albert Dorgbadzi, Ghana


Find out how to get your own portrait art from any photo here.

High Realist Wildlife Artist Paints Endangered Gorillas

There are only about 400 Cross River Mountain Gorillas alive. This painting by Daniel Taylor is now sold as prints and a puzzle across North America and Mexico with 80% of received funds from sales going directly to saving this incredible animal on the brink of extinction.

Cross River gorilla, painting by Daniel Taylor

In this video, Canadian High Realist artist Daniel Taylor tells about the Cross River gorilla expedition and project activities in South West Cameroon. In an effort to protect the critically endangered Cross River gorilla, Daniel Taylor and his wife Ginette teamed up with the African Conservation Foundation. Their unbelievable adventure starts with an expedition to the mountain rainforest of Cameroon and makes a full circle through the sale of art works to protect on the ground conservation and development activities.
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High realist wildlife artist Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor painting Vulture

Completed Vulture painting by Daniel Taylor