Tag: pet portraits

Christmas Pet Portrait Commissions 2021

My order book is open for pet portrait commissions for the 2021 Christmas season.  In painting terms, it isn’t far away.  Pet Portrait Christmas Gifts A portrait makes a unique gift for any member of your family or friends to treasure of their beloved pet. All commissions are unique. Being a dog owner myself, I […]

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Labrador Family Portraits

I’ve recently been commissioned to paint a couple of members of my Labrador’s family. Portrait of Black Labrador, Breagha In 2019, the first of the Labrador family portraits, my Lab’s sister, Breagha, was completed. Breagha’s painting information Medium: Watercolour Size: 10″ x 10″ / 25.4 cm x 25.4 cm Portrait of Black Labrador, Kara The […]

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Labrador Painting: Logie At Achmelvich Bay

Last year I started a portrait of my Labrador based on a photo of him at Achmelvich Bay in the north west of Scotland. It was a beautiful morning when we visited in March 2018. Blue sky, turquoise sea, and white sands. It could have been a far off tropical paradise, if it wasn’t for […]

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Rabbit Paintings

While dogs seem to be my most common commission request, I have done several rabbit paintings.  I used to have a pet rabbit when I was a young child. She was a White Rabbit and I called her ‘Mrs Nibble’ after a character in one of my favourite books at the time, Mrs Nibble from […]

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Pet Portraits: Photo Hints & Tips

I’ve put together this blog post to give you a few hints and tips for taking the best photos for your pet portraits. I hope the following examples will be a helpful guide to select photos for your portrait. Please don’t worry if you don’t have a perfectly lit, fine detailed, shot. I do understand […]

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