As a former Realtor, I've always enjoyed the variety of houses in the Fairfield County area. One way I found that allows me to explore this interest further is in the rendering and painting of house portraits for Realtors as a closing gift for either their buyer or seller client.
I paint with acrylics on a 10" x 8" linen-wrapped masonite panel. I find that this is the best all-around size for allowing sufficient detail while still being reasonable as far time/cost. Larger sizes can been done of course but do take much longer to complete and would be priced accordingly.
Although acrylics are water-based paints (like watercolors) they have much more body along with bolder colors. Once varnished they have the appearance of an oil painting. Each finished piece is framed in a rustic barn wood frame and wired for hanging.
A single painting requires lead time of generally 5-7 days. Initially we would agree upon the exact layout/design basing the image on either the MLS photo of the house or a photo taken by you or myself.
Email me here for rates and scheduling.