Tag: pet portraits

Christmas Pet Portrait Commissions

Updated November 2022 ğŸŽ„Christmas commission bookings are now closed for 2022  Bookings being taken for 2023. Slots available from around late February.January 2023 fully booked. Mid-March-mid April fully booked. In this blog post is information regarding orders for Christmas Pet Portrait Commissions in 2022, and how to make a booking. Early booking is advisable. Pet […]

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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 helpful guide on selecting and taking photos for a pet portrait commission. The quality of photos can sometimes limit the size of the portrait. It is difficult to achieve a good result if the photo isn’t very clear or large enough to see details, especially with the larger sizes of painting. […]

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