Pet Portraits Portfolio

A selection of my recent pet portraits and animal art projects can be seen below.
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Bernese Mountain Dog Portraits
Bernese Mountain Dogs Ronja & Skorpan

Matching portraits of Bernese Mountain Dogs, Ronja and Skorpan, were drawn on anthracite Pastelmat using Faber Castell Albrecht Durer and Caran D'Ache Musuem Aquarelle pencils, applied dry then blended with water. Once the foundation was dry enough to work over the depth and definition was built up using...

Pop Art Golden Retriever
Zoe’s Journey & Animal Health Trust

Zoe's Journey raises funds on behalf of Animal Health Trust for canine cancer research. Incredibly, in just one year, the supporters of Zoe's Journey have raised almost £50,000 for AHT. When founder Jayne May contacted me late last year I was delighted to gift a dog portrait commission to be offered at...

Welsh Springer Spaniel Portrait - Whistler
Welsh Springer Spaniel Portrait – Whistler

Wonderful Whistler the Welsh Springer Spaniel made a return to my drawing board for a close-up head study. I have previously drawn a full body portrait of this stunning dog. Whistler's portrait was hand drawn using Caran D'Ache and Faber Castell artists pencils on natural Pastelmat. I rather suspect...

Cat Portrait Nimbin
Cat Portrait – British Blue – Nimbin

I don't often seem to have the opportunity of drawing pet cat portraits, but whenever I do I am utterly captivated by their eyes, and this handsome feline was no exception. Blue British Shorthair cat, Nimbin was such a handsome puss. He is fondly remembered...

Golden Retriever Portrait - Oscar
Golden Retriever Portrait – Oscar

There is something special about being trusted with a portrait of an elderly pet. This much loved veteran, Golden Retriever Oscar, has made a return visit to my drawing board after being drawn from a different photo last year. This time the portrait has captured his gentle and watchful gaze. Oscar's portrait...

Pop Art Dog Portraits
Bernese Mountain Dog Portrait – Kona

Bernese Mountain Dog Kona is fondly remembered by photographer Jill Bingham Daniels who kindly gave permission for me to use this photo as a portrait reference. Kona's happy relaxed expression captures the spirit of Bernese for me and I have produced both a painted portrait and a...