Flamingo Paintiing – Not a Pet Portrait!

Sometimes when I get a chance I like to sit down in the evenings and get out the watercolours and have a play. It makes a refreshing change to use a different medium and have a break from pet portraits. … Continue reading

Harley, Pastel Dog Portrait

My filming set up didn’t quite work as I had envisaged, so I had to tweak it slightly again while refining Harleys sketch, ready to start his portrait. It is a better angle, but still not quite how I would … Continue reading

Sick House…..

I wouldn’t trade my job for the world. Painting pet portraits is my dream job. But when you have to juggle work between a poorly child and yourself being ill it’s not quite so fun! I started feeling ill Monday … Continue reading

Pet Portrait videos are underway

As the title says really. I have finally edited and produced my first full pet portrait video! Yes it’s a bit rough and ready.. Mainly because the time lapse stopped filming at points and the lighting changed. I will have … Continue reading

Milly’s Portrait

I managed to get a lot more done on Milly’s portrait today. In fact I am nearly finished. Just a case of the last finishing touches on her face and some refining details to go on her and the background … Continue reading


I finally set up my camera for doing some time lapses of my pet portraits again. My phone camera seemed to cut some videos short and I don’t know why. Maybe it was the battery running low, so some clips … Continue reading

Lack of Sleep, Rugby and Art!

I didn’t sleep well last night. It seems Google may have introduced a new algorithm which juggled the rankings about a bit. As this is my lively hood I do take the rankings seriously. I am not very good at … Continue reading

My studio

My Studio

Barney time lapse video

As promised I have had a look through old videos and I have put together Barney’s video. Unfortunately due to my inexperience in video editing I have managed to chop off the beginning and end of it, but I promise … Continue reading

Horse portraits Galore

I didn’t get a chance to post yesterday as I had a day off.  Today it was back in the studio and concentrating on the horse portraits.  I have been working on a mock for a large horse commission for … Continue reading