This is the very lovely Toby, sadly no longer with us. Wasn’t he a beautiful boy. I met his humans at Blenheim flower show where I was exhibiting with The Cotswold Guild of Craftsmen where they booked one of my memorial pet portraits.
I am pretty proud of this portrait, it tested my skills as a cat portrait artist for sure. I had to combine a few photo references and use my imagination to produce it rather than just by seeing what was in front of me in a photo. Read on to find out why. Continue reading Buster the ginger tom by cat portrait artist in pastel
Sometimes owners struggle with finding the perfect photo for their pet portrait. I can help!!! Having a dedicated studio I can offer a photo shoot to any of my clients in a secure location and I get to meet my subjects to boot!
Meet Fergus, His Mum won his personalised dog portrait in an online auction for GSDR (German Shepherd Dog Rescue) which is my favourite charity after I adopted two of their beautiful dogs.
So it’s all go in my log cabin studio. I am superbly busy with lots of pet portraits and I still have more shows to do this season. I’m feeling very happy all my hard work has started to pay off.
I’m opening my studio to the public as part of the farOpen Studios event in the Forest of Dean and Rivers Wye and Severn area 8th – 15th July from 11am – 5pm each day. If you are in or near HR9 5TE, please feel free to call by for a chat, to book a commission or do a little shopping! Continue reading farOpen Studios Event Forest of Dean and rivers area