Welcome to the website of artist Karen Hartnell.


I’m a professional artist based in Kinross-shire, Scotland, UK. I specialise in pets, horses and wildlife, working in watercolours, acrylics and graphite pencil from your photographs.

The online Galleries of my work on this website include: Dog Portraits, Horses, Cats, Wildlife, Rabbits and Landscapes.

For more details about the commission process, please visit the Commission Information pages and Price Guides.

Contact me for a no-obligation quotation.  Overseas orders welcome.

My online Shop stocks original art and prints, as well as hand-painted plaques and craft items which can be personalised for a unique gift.

Commission Waiting List – update 7 January 2021

Currently booking from around late-June/early July, approximately, depending on timings for previous bookings being completed. 

If you require a portrait by a specific date, I will confirm if I can complete the work for that deadline before your booking is made.

A deposit of 50% is required to secure bookings. See Commission Information for full details of my terms and conditions. A downloadable version of this is available in PDF format below. 

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