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Give My Pet Portraits as Holiday Gift

By |2013-11-14T07:40:35-04:00November 14th, 2013|Categories: Events & Sales, Videos & Media|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Here's a wonderful and special way you can give a pet portrait to a darling family member this holiday season. My new "gift card" is in book form! Order a pet portrait and you will receive this book (for free) to give as the holiday gift. Your loved one will unwrap the gift, read my little note and handwritten personal message (to be added separately for each gift), flip through it and get excited about your wonderful and [...]

The making of Mr Kitty Cat

By |2013-10-29T11:19:42-04:00October 29th, 2013|Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , |

In honor of National Cat Day, let's take a stroll down memory lane and see some behind the scenes photos from when I painted Mr. Kitty Cat. You got to start somewhere and if you follow me here on the blog you know a painting never gets done in one layer! Here's the first layer of Mr. Kitty Cat after sketching him out. I've painted a total of three pet portraits for this darling client from Indiana, two [...]

Original Painting: Sasha’s Pet Portrait

By |2013-10-07T08:29:52-04:00October 7th, 2013|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

It's stunning! - M.S. of Virginia Sasha’s Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a woman in Virginia who wanted to surprised her husband with something special for his birthday and this lovely dog had been his for many years. Unfortunately, she passed away a few years ago. My client came to last year's Open Studio Event and saw a pet portrait I was working on and knew this was what she wanted to give. "Sasha's Portrait" measures 14x18 [...]

Original Painting: Elsa’s Portrait

By |2013-08-20T10:41:08-04:00August 21st, 2013|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , , |

Oh, the painting is so wonderful! I'm so moved when I see how beautifully you have captured her. You are so talented. My husband loved his gift and we're so happy to view it every day in our home. - M.D. of Gothenburg, Sweden Elsa's Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a woman in Sweden. She wanted to surprise her husband with something meaningful and thought of my pet portraits. She owns a couple of original pieces of [...]

Original Painting: Austin’s Portrait

By |2013-07-23T14:47:41-04:00July 31st, 2013|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , , |

We can’t tell you how delighted we are with the portrait of Austin. You really captured him perfectly. We will forever treasure it. He will hang on the wall with the rest of the family. Thank you so very much! Austin's Portrait is an original acrylic painting commissioned by a couple in Pennsylvania who has followed my art for some time now and own several of my fine art prints. Their lovely family dog was growing older and [...]

Customer Photo – Sam Heart Sam

By |2013-07-24T11:51:55-04:00March 20th, 2013|Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

Awww I just die! SO absolutely adorable to see my painting being so proudly showcased by the real Sam. You may recall another recent pup showing off his portrait and I hope this is becoming a trend for the cute factor alone! Sam is now a larger pup than what he was in the photos I worked off when I did his portrait. He seems to approve, don't you think? It's hanging in the owners livingroom, right by the door [...]

ORIGINAL PAINTING: MR. KITTY CAT

By |2013-10-29T10:57:20-04:00January 28th, 2013|Categories: Works of Art|Tags: , , , |

"I think it is purrfect! Blown away! And I like your color choices...I NEVER would have thought of the green for Mr. Kitty Cat, but it is PERFECT...one, that is my favorite color...two, it is amazing with his dark features! Your art is really amazing." - P.B. of Indiana. My client has several rescue animals and she had me paint her adorable Frisky last Spring. She was so pleased with the result that she also ordered a portrait for her other [...]