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Dreamer & Izzy

Dreamer Izzy feature image

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything, let alone a pet portrait. To be honest, after Christmas portrait orders fell off a cliff and haven’t bounced back yet. I think the economy is forcing people to cut back on the frills. At any rate, here is one of my absolute favorite Christmas portraits from last year. This is …

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Harvey in snow

Harvey feature image

Harvey was a local commission as a birthday gift.

Milo

Milo Feature Image

This portrait of Milo shows how important the eyes are to a portrait. Get ’em right and you’re golden. Get ’em wrong and you’ll never be satisfied with the painting.

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Max With a Stick

max with a stick

Max is a happy puppy with a stick. This is a portrait commission from early 2021.

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Snow Wrestling with Beorn and Jasper

The fight for dominance is fierce as these two evenly matched puppies battle for alpha status in a snowy cage match. Two enter. Two leave, but with biscuit treats.

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Hiking With Dogs

Hiking with dogs

The Missus and I love to go hiking with dogs. Usually our hiking season is July – early September, but this year it will be scaled back a bit. Why? Beorn, our Bernese Mountain Dog, is recovering from his second knee surgery in two years. He needs time to build his strength back. Hudson looking forward to hiking and more …

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Pet Portrait Commission of Bandit

bandit commission

This pet portrait commission of Bandit, a pug (I think) was one of two dog paintings ordered by the same customer as Christmas gifts. Created as digital art, the final paintings were delivered to the customer on stretched canvas, ready-to-hang.