Your home is iconic. Capture the memory.
If you want a special way to honor a family home, you've come to the right place. Working from a studio in a 1912 six-flat in Ravenswood, I've drawn hundreds of homes and buildings, with a special love for the vintage designs.
Let me make your home a keepsake for you, the way you and your loved ones want to remember it.
"I couldn't be happier with my experience with Cape Horn Illustration. Fantastic work. Highly recommended."
Suzanne F., Lincoln Park, Chicago
"Working with the artist, Phil was able to capture the likeness of my client’s home and offer them an amazing memory at closing. He was accurate, timely and a pleasure to work with."
Maria C., @properties | Licensed Real Estate Advisor
"I gave it to my girlfriend and she nearly broke down crying she was so happy. It could not have been better. Phil worked to incorporate every detail I asked for and provided us with a beautiful finished product."
Zachary G., Ukrainian Village, Chicago
"My husband and I are both delighted with the finished drawing; so much so that we are considering having Phil do drawings of our past family homes. I recommend Phil and his work without reservation."
Roxann R., Edgewater, Chicago
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started?
- Just get in touch with me through the contact form
or below, let me know you're interested.
- I'll send you a link where you can pick a size and book in your order.
- You'll send photos of the home and any details you want captured (or downplayed) to me.
- I'll get to work. Typical turnaround is 4 weeks. I get busy around the holidays.
How much does it cost?
Starts at $275. If you want to skip steps and get going right away, just place your order here
and I'll get right in touch with you.
Do you do commercial/corporate work?
Yes--just please get in touch and let's talk about the details.
Can you do a portrait of a home that's way out of town, no longer standing, etc?
Sure, as long as you have photos.
Can I have digital files made to make prints for personal keepsakes?
Absolutely. I can give you high-resolution images in addition to the signed original.