An image was taken with a Canon EOS Rebel T5 DSLR in a lighting studio, against a white paper backdrop. The client is a painter, so I followed a tutorial that would make his portrait look like a painting. This is the tutorial I used: https://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/manipulate-a-portrait-photo-to-create-a-splatter-paint-effect–psd-32116
I changed the white background to a red-brown gradient, to complement the colors in the image.
Here is the original image: