Paintings in oil on canvas are done from photographs, either the client's or taken by the artist. Providing a copy and not the original photograph is suggested. The artist shall not be held responsible if the original is accidentally damaged, lost or stolen. Keep in mind that the quality of the final portrait will be related to the quality of the reference material for the artist draws what he sees.  After a first consultation on how the subject is to be portrayed, compositional sketches (free of charge and remaining the property of the artist) will be proposed for approval and the project will begin upon final agreement between both parties.  A 50% non refundable deposit is required prior to begin project.Pictures of the work in progress will be emailed to the client for feedback, until completion of the commission. The total balance is due once the client is satisfied with the portrait. The artist will retain ownership of the painting until paid in full. Copyright is owned by the artist.

For an 11"x14" size, prices starts at $250* for pets and $400* for people (head and shoulders). For half or full length figure portraits on different size price will vary accordingly. There is a 25% discount per additional figure and 50% discount per pet in a painting.

Contact the artist for an exact quote.

Additional fees include but not limited to:

- Portraits with complex background, intricacy of clothing and detailed jewelry.

- Travel and lodging expenses

- Framing

- Shipping & handling Free pick-up at my studio, otherwise the portrait is shipped in a sturdy package.

* Prices do not include applicable taxes and are subject to change without notice.


Teddy (Acrylic on canvas, 24"x30")

Kuma (Oil on canvas, 11"x14")

Leika (Acrylic on canvas, 16"x20")

Alex (Acrylic on canvas, 8"x10")

Rabbit Lop (Acrylic on vinyl tire cover, 20"x20") 

Meghan (Acrylic on canvas, 8"x10")

 Garfield (watercolor, 11"x14")



Landscape on hand saw (acrylic on metal, 10"x27")




Betty Rodriguez (Oil on panel, 18"x24")

Commissioned by the Fresno County Public Library


Sparky & Little Foot (Oil on canvas, 8"x10")


Lily (Oil on canvas, 11"x14")


Wendy (Acrylic on canvas, 24"x30")

 Family portrait (Pastel, 16"x20")


Family portrait (Graphite, 16"x20")

Family portrait (Oil on canvas, 18"x24")

Little Pam (Oil on panel, 11"x14")

Bernard & Alice (Oil on panel, 16"x20")

Malcolm and Sophie (Oil on panel, 11"x14")

Lost in Dreams (Oil on canvas, 18"x24")

Hmong family (Acrylic on canvas, 16"x20")

President Barack Obama (Oil on panel, 16"x20")

commissioned by Fresno County Office Of Education

on permanent display in the lobby of Educational Employees Credit Union (EECU) downtown Fresno, corner of Fresno St & Van Ness Ave.

First Lady Michelle Obama (Oil on panel, 16"x20")

commissioned by Fresno County Office Of Education

I love water (pastel, 11"x14")










All artworks are the ©opyright of Ma Ly. No reproduction, copying or any unauthorized use is permitted.

Any use of them is a violation of Copyright Law.