This year’s Twitter Art Exhibition in aid of Pegasus Riding For The Disabled is taking place in Canberra, Australia from 7-29 April 2018 (extra details can be found on the TAE18 website).
So with that thought in mind, I set out to paint a little French Bulldog on a postcard size piece of mountboard. He’s called ‘Ozzie’ and he’ll be up for sale along with several hundred other postcards that artists around the globe are donating
Hope he sells and helps raise funds for this great cause.
Here’s a photo of a recent commission of Dolly, a young golden cocker spaniel who was a delight to paint.
Her owner sent me really good crisp photos to work from, always a bonus!
The best part was getting to meet the model when the client arrived to collect the painting. She’s such a cutie 🐶💕
On Saturday 26 August, it is National Dog Day – celebrating our canine friends all over the world. With that in mind, here is a collection of a few of my paintings of pooches who are awaiting their forever homes… or walls! A mixture of breeds and all lovely characters who make, or have made, our lives just that bit more fun.
New pastel painting just completed – Unison pastels on Canson Mi-Teintes paper. This fluffy hunk is heading off to my page at Saatchi Art online to see if he can find a new owner. Wish him luck! 🤓
No, not that one…! It’s now 21 weeks to – dare I mention it – Christmas, so if you would like a portrait of your furry (or feathered) friend painted from your photos, why not contact me to get yours ordered? The sooner the better.
Animal portraits make a wonderful gift, either for yourself or for someone special. Prices from £50 for a small pastel on paper.
Here’s an example, this is Rocco, acrylic on canvas:-
Henry was a much loved black Labrador who gave us love and laughter. Painting Henry helped me to adjust to his absence and I smile whenever I look at this painting of him.