Frequently Asked Questions


Andy has become well-versed in many different mediums.  His works of art range from acrylic on canvas to sculptures of salvaged bicycle remnants.    Many of his original paintings are acrylic and acrylic washes on heavy cold press, canvas boards or stretched canvas.  He has also worked a great deal with oils and exterior laytex paint.  The barn door from the old farmstead or the occasional animal hide often find their way into his studio as well.

Restoration projects have always peaked Andy's interest.  Several classic car restorations can be found in his portfolio, as well as most recently a 1920's water wagon.

A number of additional mediums Andy has worked with:

  • Laquers
  • Wood carvings
  • Airbrush
  • Corporate graphics
  • Decals
  • Large scale murals

Andy is always coming up with new and innovative ways to showcase his art.  If you have an original concept in mind, Andy would love to discuss the possibilities of bringing your new idea to life.


The easiest and simplist way to order an Andy Sinnwell piece is to contact him personally.  Andy values customer interaction to insure he understands the customer's needs and so the customer feels confident they are purchasing exactly what they have in mind.

Andy encourages all phone call and always welcomes drop-ins at his studio in Forest City, Iowa.

Once the customer and Andy have worked out all details of the art piece, Andy will work the order into his schedule and give an estimated time of completion. 

Each custom order is unique and completion time varies based on size, medium and current list of projects. 

Accepted payment types:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Personal checks (work does not begin until check is cleard)
  • Money orders

Small 8.5" x 11" pencil sketch originals start at $250.00.  Price increases are based on amount of elements customer would like incorporated into the piece.  Acrylic/Oil original paintings start at $xxx.  Framing is an additional cost and can always be added at a later date.

An estimated price will always be given before work is begun on a piece.  A 50% down payment must be provided at the time of order, and the remaining 50% is expected upon delivery of the art.


**Prices are subject to change at any time.

Once a limited edition print (signed and numbered) has been sold out, there are generally no additional prints available for purchase.  There may be exceptions with certain circumstances, so contacting Andy is the best way to find out if the desired work is still available.

 Framing/Add Ons

Examples of framing options are available under Portfolio > Framing.

8.5" x 11" piece frames with a V-groove double matte and solid oak frame (color options vary) start at  $90.00.  Highly detailed /unique/custom frames will increase price.  Prices will also increase with size.  For additional information on framing, see Portfolio > Framing.

Personal remarks are a popular addition to any Andy Sinnwell piece.  Remarks can be done in either pencil or paint and is generally positioned around the title drop of the piece.  The subject matter can be customized to suit the needs of the customer or Andy is always willing to provide helpful ideas.  Remarks start at $35.00 and increase with complexity. 


Shipping is available for all Andy Sinnwell pieces via UPS within the continental US.

Pieces are usually shipped via UPS.  Small to medium framed pieces generally range from $30.00 to $49.00.  Larger pieces are $50.00 and up.  Andy will provide a quote on shipping price when ordering.

If your shipment appears damaged upon delivery, please refuse the shipment.  Once Andy receives the piece in return, he will contact you regarding a new piece. 

After opening, if the piece appears damaged, please report to Andy and UPS immediately.