No studio work today

Didn’t manage to get into the studio today, but I did expect that. What I didn’t expect was to feel so lousy. I didn’t get much sleep and I think I have picked up my husbands bug as I feel … Continue reading

Bruno’s Pet Portrait

I managed to take a better photo of Sunny’s portrait and I am waiting to hear back from my client. Hopefully I will get the OK to sign and post him this week. He is not being framed as my … Continue reading


Back to the drawing board today and some more work done on Sunny. I think he is pretty much finished, apart from a few finishing touches which I will do when I look with fresh eyes. The photo isn’t the … Continue reading

Wow – what a day!

I had an amazing day at the show at Coolings! I met a couple of people that I have met on the circuit before, so it was really nice to catch up with them. I had some great help from … Continue reading

Preparing for a show…

I completely forgot I had a show coming this weekend so I had to urgently order stock, most of which came in yesterday. I have been frantically preparing it wrapping prints and paintings ready to go first thing in the … Continue reading


I have managed to finish Beck today. I am really pleased with how he has turned out against the orange background. I think he looks somewhat regal! My next challenge with this portrait is packaging it up for it’s journey … Continue reading

Beck and a good day in the studio…..

It’s funny really, despite being a full time pet portrait artist, I very often don’t get a full day in the studio. There is so much more to it. Reply to emails, editing images, packing and shipping, accounts and also … Continue reading

Feature in Dog Magazine…..

I forgot to mention that I was featured in Your Dog Magazine, on their blog and supposedly their facebook page, although they seemed to forget that part, hopefully now I have mentioned it to them it will go up. You … Continue reading


Well the dog maybe called sunny, but it hasn’t been very sunny unfortunately! I really think summer is over. I have made some good progress with Sunny’s portrait and I am really enjoying painting his golden colours as it makes … Continue reading

Not much to report….

Yesterday I was unwell, so apart from framing Henry’s pet portrait and having it collected and posting the Husky portrait, the rest of the day was spent under the duvet. However I have been feeling a lot better today, and … Continue reading