Bellysketcher’s Maternity Portrait Services

Bellysketcher creates your exclusive hand made family portrait with watercolor painting. It is made with all her dedication, attention to detail and most importantly, with her sense of your own family. Bellysketcher maternity pictures are much more than maternity photos. Every single watercolor is an interpretation of one’s parenting Love, representing what cannot be seen via a camera. Beautiful paintings that will last a life time of memories. Perfect for you or as a gift to someone special. Please check out the Maternity Portrait Services, below




Imagine being a live model for an artist for 1 hour.

Not that long ago, kings and queens made that their profession. Modelling for Bellysketcher is far from tiring. All you have to do is rest. You don’t need to get into difficult positions, make strange facial expressions or standing still for hours. Just make yourself as comfortable as possible, and if you wish, you can even have a little nap.

The session can take place within the comfort of your own home or in the artist’s studio in Almada – Portugal. Our Maternity Portrait Services are flexible!

In case you are not in Portugal, do not hesitate in contacting us. Bellysketcher travels a lot. From time to time, when clients are in sufficient numbers, Inês Pargana does sketching trips. She never knows where her next clients will take her to.

Each session takes approximately one hour and a half. During that time, we will get to know one another and talk about our own fears and expectations.

The session results in a sketch. Bellysketcher will retire to her studio, dress up the sketch by painting the skin, and the image will begin to appear as she remembers those moments together with the subject.

Contact Bellysketcher


A Bellysketcher maternity portrait is no mere reproduction. It’s an interpretation of one´s parenting “love”. Either if the watercolor is a pregnancy picture or a kid’s portrait, your heart and soul will be the essence of all your painting images.

That is why it is so important, besides the photos, to have a text describing the family with important details to define the subject. If you prefer, Inês Pargana is also available via Skype ( ines.pargana) – She speaks both English and Portuguese .

If you think you are too far away for a live painting session, please read the section “ PAINTING AFTER A LIVE SESSION”, above. The world is getting closer every day, and one of the most special gifts about this project, is to understand, that no matter where you are from and what your beliefs are, our babies will always be our biggest inspiration.

To help you achieve the perfect baby or pregnancy portrait, Bellysketcher has prepared a guide, with very easy tips. Please request for one by email.

Contact Bellysketcher


Do you want a Bellysketcher watercolor portrait as a very special gift? Do you wish to offer wonderful surprise? Bellysketcher boxes are available with different prices and options and have all of the information needed (and are also beautiful)

Bellysketcher is all about interpreting a sense of maternity. If you want it as a gift, the portrait will represent you as well. It will be the perfect custom baby shower gift . Whoever receives it, they will never forget your beautiful gift.

You only have to contact Bellysketcher and arrange the best way to make the Art possible. After that, all that has to be decided is which would be the perfect wall to exhibit the portrait painting.

Contact Bellysketcher



After the “artistic cloiser” (usually around 15 days), parents receive by mail, to their delight and joy, the carefully wrapped Art pieces.

Any doubts don´t hesitate on contacting us.
We want to hear from you.

send email

Maternity Portraits I Watercolor Portraits I Maternity Watercolour Portraits I Watercolor Paintings I About Bellysketcher I Maternity Portraits Gallery I Blog I