Toffee, will get her finished today?

  I added a bit more to Toffee’s portrait yesterday. In fact this whole post was meant for yesterday, but the video wouldn’t load for some reason. Anyway it finally has, and in the meantime I have managed to finish … Continue reading


Well I don’t know about you, but I have been a little cheeky and have been making the most of the sunny weather the last couple of days. The beauty of being self employed means I can do that, even … Continue reading

Nothing makes me happier

Than a client that is delighted with their portraits. Elmo and Lui arrive safely today and I got a lovely email from my client. There is nothing like a great email like this to brighten your day, on an already … Continue reading


Toffee is a beautiful liver and white springer spaniel and I have been looking forward to painting his portrait for a while. I have a particular passion for liver and whites, which is lucky as I have a double portrait … Continue reading

Elmo and Lui

Elmo and Lui have been such fun little characters to paint  have nearly finished them and I am going to email their portraits over for approval now. The frames are here so I can hopefully get them posted out next … Continue reading

Lui continued

Well there isn’t an awful lot more to say about Lui, I have finished his portrait and I am about to start Elmo’s portrait. I showed my client the time lapse of the portrait I put up here and she … Continue reading


So this is the first of two Chi portraits, Lui and Elmo, such a sweet little pair. They will be separate portraits and they will be facing each other in their separate frames. I can’t wait to see them together. … Continue reading

Easter break

So the kids are off for their easter break so juggling work and providing entertainment is fun, but I love having them of. They are growing up so quickly I wish I could slow it down. When you 11 year … Continue reading

Back to the dogs….

I am back to the canines, I have missed them! I have a few lovely dog portraits lined up. Ranging from little (chi’s to labs) large! First on the list is Holly. I only had old photos to work from … Continue reading

Cats all finished

The cat portraits are all done now except for any amendments my clients might have. I have emailed them both over and I am now waiting to hear back. One was a gift voucher present and the other is a … Continue reading