Turn Your Photo Into A Beautiful Portrait

Custom Portraits >

Transform your special moment or special someone into a beautiful handmade ever-lasting custom work of art. Rob will turn your precious photo into a stunning portrait with watercolor, acrylic or oil paint. These are one-of-a-kind heirloom paintings that could be passed down for generations.

Meet Rob >

Rob Zilch, a professional artist with decades of experience, is innovative and talented. He creates portrait paintings the traditional way of freehand artwork, using timeless techniques and his skillful hands. Rob receives high praises for his works of art. Rob is based in Webster Groves, MO.

Gallery >

Take a look at Rob’s inspirational portfolio of handmade custom works of art. These beautiful portraits vary in paint styles and range in subjects including families, children, couples, individuals, pets, weddings, homes, landscape, travel, bikes, cars, sports, gardens, music and more.

Painting Styles >

Rob uses watercolor, acrylic and oil painting styles on high quality paper, canvas or panelboard. Selecting which style you want is based on preferences. Rob customizes your project and can adapt your painting by blending different photos together, adding or removing background and subjects as needed.

Affordable Pricing >

Rob’s Portraits offers the most competitive prices, for the highest custom handmade quality portraits.  Prices are kept affordable by working from photographs and offering artwork in easy to frame standard sizes.  Pricing varies based on portrait size and painting style of watercolor, acrylic or oil, starting as low as $100.


Get Started >

When you’re ready, provide a 4X6 photo or digital image to work with, or a couple photos if you want them blended together. Then, Rob will review what your goals are. It’s that simple! Portraits have quick turn-around times. Rob will discuss your time frame with you, to help meet your needs for any deadlines you might have.  Call Rob at 314. 968.2779.


I had the privilege of seeing this safari portrait in its final stage as it was a gift my son gave to his girlfriend. Rob did an incredible job capturing the moment. He is one of the most talented artists in St. Louis.

Patricia Nickele-Ott

Call Rob's Portraits at 314-852-6700

For Yourself Or As A Gift

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