Nomi Wagner Portrait Artist

Inspired By Your Favorite Photos

Each of Nomi's portraits is an original work of art, custom designed specifically for your family to enjoy. Nomi has the gift to look deep into your photos and bring them to life. She hand paints your spectacular portrait, stroke by stroke, in traditional watercolor styles. Nomi works with you, painting a personalized portrait to enhance your home and bring you comfort. Her artworks show the time and care it takes to create a portrait that will be treasured for generations.

Meet Artist Nomi Wagner

I'm a full-time portrait artist, painting and drawing custom portraits of Children, Adults, Families, Teens, and Pets. Join me in celebrating life with an extraordinary portrait of those you love.

Wish you had commissioned the portrait of a beloved relative or pet? I often paint portraits of my clients’ family members who have passed away. I'm honored to be trusted with your personal memories.

Watercolor painting of Three Sisters

Just email your favorite photos for me to use as reference and tell me what you have in mind. I'll create your personalized portrait painting or drawing, emailing you during the work in progress for your input and approval.

Custom portrait painting of a family

Your stunning watercolor painting, hand-crafted on your choice of fine art watercolor paper or canvas, can be any size you wish up to 30x40 inches.

Have you dreamt of seeing a gorgeous portrait painting on your home or office wall? I'm here to make it happen for you. Feel free to contact me for more information. There is no obligation.

Portrait Painting of Three Min Pins

Looking for a "surprise" gift for a birthday, anniversary, or the holidays? Portrait paintings are the perfect gift. Capture favorite memories in an exciting art piece for your special someone.

Childrens portrait painting

I combine my experiences as a traditional watercolor portrait painter and pioneer in digital graphics to create a unique portrait just for you.

Portrait painting of sisters

I create portrait paintings you can enjoy now ... display on the walls of your home ... and pass on to future generations. Portrait art that reminds you of what matters most in your life—the people you love!


Get Started

I hope you’ll share your ideas and wishes, so I can help you receive a portrait more beautiful than you ever imagined. Please contact me for an estimate or with any questions. I look forward to hearing from you and there is no obligation.

Watch this Video to see how Nomi paints


Nomi Wagner brings together her classic portrait training with her appreciation of graphics technology. She has developed her pioneering watercolor technique over 25 years as a portrait artist—hand painting each stroke traditionally from scratch, using a stylus and graphics tablet. For Nomi, her dedication to fine art portraiture means using photos only for reference and inspiration. Nomi paints and draws freehand, stroke by stroke, on her blank computer canvas in a conventional watercolor style.

Read how Nomi became a PORTRAIT ARTIST


Nomi brings fine art into your home by creating flattering, lifelike portraits. Passionate about portraiture and the significance of family, Nomi fills her watercolor paintings with warmth and emotion. Her sensitivity and painting skills magically capture each person's essence. Nomi's paintings glow, deeply touching your heart and becoming your most cherished possessions.

Custom watercolor portrait painting

To read more about Nomi and her artwork, visit her fun and informative Blog.

  • Jewelette Charlotte, NC

    Dear Nomi, Absolutely wonderful, my miracle artist! Thank you for transforming our Thanksgiving Day snapshots into a magnificent family portrait. My in-laws are thrilled with the painting, as are we. You are so talented and to think I found you on Google! I have another commission in mind, so save me a place.

  • Heather Santa Rosa, CA

    Dear Nomi, Thank you for the kindness you have shown my family by creating such an amazing memory of our baby. Losing her was the worst experience in my life. Your portrait will help us remember her forever. I look at it often and feel a happiness, seeing her in this portrait. Before, I couldn’t feel anything but sadness and anger. You have helped heal my heart.

  • Bill Washington, D.C.

    Dear Nomi, Our family painting is nothing short of mind-blowing! My wife LOVES it and can't wait to show it off prominently in our home. Thanks so much for this masterpiece, which was the hit of the party. I honestly cannot remember ever being this excited to give a gift to anyone. It's been an absolute delight working with you and I cannot thank you enough for making this the best anniversary I could dream of.

  • Cardiff South Wales

    Nomi, Love it! You are a wonder. Thank you from a grieving husband who has had his wish fulfilled. Tony

  • Kumi Mountlake Terrace, WA

    Dear Nomi, Received the boys' Babyfaces today! What can I say? I was speechless when I saw them, how great they beautiful. They were exactly like the photos I sent you, just amazing. These paintings will be my life time treasures. I can't tell you how much I appreciate them!!

  • Marianne Hoeven, The Netherlands

    Dear Nomi, When I received the portrait of my beloved grandson, I was really astonished. The painting is just what I wanted! It is so beautiful that I can't stop looking at it. Thank you with all my heart!

  • Evan Hermosa Beach, CA

    Dear Nomi, I’ve looked at the portrait on your email 200 times now. It makes me cry!!! It is literally exactly how he looks. It is beautiful. I love it. I am so excited to receive the actual portrait and surprise my wife. She will love it. You have been an absolute joy to work with. When we are blessed with another baby, you’ll be hearing from me!

  • Brittanii Bakersfield, CA

    Nomi, IT IS PERFECT! The amount of detail that you got, the way you captured our baby’s essence, her perfect little curls, her chubby little cheeks, and her perfect little hands! Thank you for pouring your heart into this bittersweet painting. I was completely surprised and cried and cried. It means the world to me.

  • Angela Falls Church, VA

    Nomi, HOW can I thank you? I am so happy with my painting. Not only because of the end result but because you are wonderful to work with. My best gift ever!

  • Courtney Dallas, TX

    Hi Nomi, Got it! Love it, it is incredible! Even more breathtaking in person! I took it to my moms to show my family and they all were blown away as well and want to commission you to do a painting for them. You have an amazing talent Thanks so much again!!!!!

  • Nancy, Gensler Architecture San Francisco, CA

    Hi Nomi, Great news! All six portraits have been approved by our client. They are very impressed with your work. It has been a pleasure working with you. Thank you again for the beautiful paintings. It will be a stunning display.

  • Steve Downingtown, PA

    Nomi, Thank you once again for the beautifully rendered portrait of my darling wife. I was blown away when I opened the full sized portrait in the framing store and nearly wept gazing at it. It's a masterpiece. Now you can add us to your long list of delighted clients.

  • Casey North Andover, MA

    Hi Nomi, My mom LOVED the portrait of our daughter! It's absolutely stunning and we are all blown away by it. It was a great surprise for her. Can't wait to get ours framed too.