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Immortalize your chinchilla with a custom portrait!

Mandolin is the Menagerie's in-house artist who designed our logo and draws all of our chinchilla cartoons. While she is a very busy graphic design student, her artistic services are available here specially for the chinchilla community.

Pet portraits are available in full, lifelike color or black-and-white (grayscale). A wide variety of media options are available depending on the end goal. Style can range from almost photorealistic to a caricature-like "cartoon" style to highlight the more unique aspects of your chinnie's personality. Standard format is 8"x11" white heavyweight paper. Inquire for alternate sizes and colors of paper, or backgrounds.

  • $45 graphite, tinted graphite, or charcoal
  • $55 full colored pencil
  • add $25 for in-house custom matting
  • inquire for digital art, including greeting card designs, comics, chinchilla-related graphic design, etc.

As the commissioner, you will receive the original drawing. An extra shipping charge applies to non-local destinations. Please note that it could take up to several weeks to complete a commission. Mandolin is a very busy college student, but she will do what she can to ensure that you receive your artwork in a timely manner.

E-mail Mandolin if you would like to commission a portrait of your chinchilla, or even inquire for other pets. ;)

To see more of what Mandolin does, check out her Etsy shop!


Click each thumbnail for a full-size view. Examples within each category are listed most recently completed first.

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