Pet Portraits in coloured pencils

Experimenting with new mediums I think is vital to grow as an artist. I have been experimenting quite a bit with different mediums. Starting with watercolours a few years back. It started with the pen and watercolour pet portraits followed … Continue reading

Alfie, Boxer Dog Portrait

So the rest and relaxation was quickly over and back to the work today. Partly due to a bout of illness right before Christmas, this portrait and Fergie’s horse portrait would have been started at the end of last week … Continue reading

New Year Pet Portraits, Fergie the Horse

So, I unexpectedly finished my Christmas Pet Paintings , All pet portraits, UK bound were posted yesterday and a last minute sale of my African Wild Dog was posted today. So that’s it, hopefully there will be some very happy … Continue reading

Jolly Palette Pet Paintings….

  But We Thought You Painted Pastel Pet Portraits? So for a long to time I have had this overwhelming urge to paint in acrylics again, not in my traditional pet portraits style though, something a little more contemporary. I … Continue reading

Last Few Pet Portraits

I am on the home straight, last few pet portraits to go now, but the work won’t end there as there is still lots of other bits to be done. Preparing for Christmas is one as the house turns into … Continue reading

Pastel Dog Portrait, Fudge the Chocolate Labrador

I am so looking forward to this pet portrait. Fudge is a stunning chocolate labrador and the background is a slightly out of focus rose bush. I do love these detailed backgrounds with my pet portraits. I love getting into … Continue reading

Pet Portraits

I am not sure why my last blog post failed to update, I have tried copying and pasting it and it still won’t have it! Perhaps you are lucky to get away with having to read all my waffle haha. … Continue reading

Other Pet Portraits and Bits and Bobs

I am working on a fair few pet portraits at the moment. It is a bit of a juggling act to be fair. I thought I would use this blog to talk a little about the other commissions I have … Continue reading

Two Dog Portraits in Jolly Splashes Watercolours

I have a fair few Jolly Splashes commissions this year which has delighted me. The next two I have on my painting table….. Can’t use an easel for watercolours as it runs, are a triple French bulldog portrait and a … Continue reading

Dog Portrait, Morgan, Jolly Splashes Deep Edge Canvas

I had a client redeem a gift voucher a while back and after some thought he decided to opt for a pet portrait in Jolly Splashes style. More can be view here. It is also to be painted on Deep … Continue reading