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  1. Member
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    Hi teachers,

    He made/drew my portrait/picture/image. Which one is correct?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: portrait/picture/image

    He drew/painted my portrait.
    He took my picture. (Here, picture means photograph.)

    I can't really think of a natural usage for image within the same context. A photograph is frequently described as an image but we don't usually say that someone takes an image when they are photographing something.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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