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Custom French Bulldog Painting: Fanny’s Personalized Dog Portrait

By |2019-07-23T13:25:33-04:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

"I opened my Christmas present and said out loud: Oh, it’s a pet portrait of a french bulldog. Then I realized, it’s a portrait on MY french bulldog and I immediately burst into tears. This is one of the most thoughtful gifts I have ever received. I'll treasure it always." - M.L. of Virginia Fanny’s pet portrait is a custom original acrylic painting of a white french bulldog commissioned by a husband from Virginia. He wanted to [...]

Custom Jack Russel Chihuahua Mix Painting: Olive’s Personalized Dog Portrait

By |2019-07-23T14:05:40-04:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , , |

Working with Erica on Olive's pet portrait was an easy and enjoyable process. I appreciated Erica's attention to detail, advice and consultation with me during the creation of the painting. I couldn't be happier with the end product. The details are amazing and it looks exactly like Olive, right down to the asymmetrical pattern on her nose and lines on her face.  We'll enjoy this painting for decades to come!" - B.L. of Virginia Last year I [...]

Original Painting: Boomer’s Portrait

By |2014-07-11T12:35:08-04:00July 14th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

This piece is a remarkable likeness of our beloved Boomer. The painting truly reflects his playful nature while capturing his serious side as the ruling 'Alpha' dog of the family. – J.G. of Virginia Boomer's Portrait is the second portrait of three commissioned by a client in Virginia. You can check out the first painting of Lexie here (a lovely birthday gift to his wife).  When looking at photos of all the dogs, I felt it would be nice [...]

Original Painting: Lexie’s Portrait

By |2015-11-04T15:25:16-04:00June 26th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , |

Erica has superbly captured the impish nature of Lexie’s personality.  The life-like appearance of this painting is a great testimonial to Erica’s talent and attention to every detail. – J.G. of Virginia Lexie’s Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a client in Virginia who wanted to give his wife something special for her birthday. Like so many others, he found me by researching local pet portrait artists around Washington DC. It’s such a cool feeling when they say they [...]

Original Painting: Cocoa’s Portrait

By |2015-11-04T15:32:51-04:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , |

Thank you so very much for the best gift I have ever received. Although Cocoa has been gone for almost two years now, your art brought her to life. Thanks so much and bless you always. – D.W. of Maryland Cocoa’s portrait is an original painting commissioned by a client in North Carolina as a Christmas gift for her Mother. Their beloved family dog recently passed away and she wanted to surprise her with this lovely keepsake. When [...]

Original Painting: Dos’ Pet Portrait

By |2015-11-04T15:35:16-04:00February 4th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

I love it! It looks exactly like him, and you’ve captured him perfectly! My parents, and especially my Dad, were absolutely thrilled with my Christmas gift. He hung it up in the living room right away so that everyone who came to the house could see it. We all love Dos so much and this portrait is such a nice way to honor how much joy he brings to our family. I can’t thank you enough! – L.W. of [...]

Original Painting: Berkley’s Portrait

By |2015-11-04T15:36:06-04:00January 27th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

 The painting is beautiful and it captured him perfectly. My daughter and I both teared up when we saw it. My husband loved it! Thank you so much for a gorgeous painting! – A.K. of Virginia Berkley’s Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a client in Virginia who owns several of my original paintings already, and is an avid supporter and follower since seeing my work in person at an art show at Occoquan, Virginia. This past [...]

Original Painting: Gadget’s Portrait

By |2015-11-04T15:38:37-04:00January 7th, 2014|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

Wow, I’m so impressed by your talent! It looks fantastic. I know my wife will love it for Christmas. – D.P. of Virginia Gadget’s Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a client in Virginia who wanted to surprised his wife with a portrait of their dog, Gadget, for Christmas. He’s an adorable mix of a Shih Tzu and Jack Russel. My client found me via searching online for local artists for pet portraits. He shared with me [...]

Original Painting: Canela’s Portrait

By |2014-02-12T11:36:36-04:00December 16th, 2013|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , |

You've captured the face that I know and love! It's lovely. - C.B. of Maryland Canela's Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a client in Maryland whose darling companion recently passed away. He had rescued her from the streets of Mexico and wanted to remember her in this wonderful way after so many lovely years together. It was a joy to paint this gorgeous dog. Those eyes...  When she was hanging in my studio, drying, I kept [...]

Original Painting: Jax Portrait

By |2013-12-11T16:01:33-04:00December 12th, 2013|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

Jax and Mosby look quite adorable with their side by side brother portraits.  Erica does great work – she really captures the dogs’ expressions.  And we like her personally.  She’s great. - S.K. of Virginia Jax's Portrait  is an original painting commissioned by a client from Virginia who wanted to capture her daughter’s dog on canvas. This was the client’s second custom order as I had the honor of painting Mosby the previous year, also her daughter’s dog. It is a [...]