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Custom pet portraits drawn from your photos.

Keep the memory of your pet alive forever with a hand-drawn portrait that captures their spirit and personality as no photograph can. My custom hand-drawn pet portraits are a heartfelt and unique way to celebrate the special animal in your life. I draw directly from photos you provide, creating a lifelike personal keepsake that you can display and cherish for the rest of your life.
 My portraits make touching gifts, joyous tributes or loving memorials. Browse my gallery to see samples of my custom pet portraits, and consider asking me to draw your own furry friend! Transform an ordinary photo of your pet into an extraordinary work of art!


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Beginning a new sketch, meet Maggie!

Posted on Mar 4 by

Maggie is a 13-yr old chihuahua who lost her left eye to an infection when she was a pup. It doesn’t seem to have slowed her down at all! I was asked to draw her portrait...


Callie’s memorial portrait is finished

Posted on Feb 24 by

I finished my memorial portrait of Callie, and delivered it to her owner. Her reaction, as she stared at the drawing, was of silence and tears. It’s a huge hole our pets...


New memorial portrait of Callie

Posted on Jan 20 by

Callie the cairn terrier fell ill quite suddenly and crossed the Rainbow Bridge on Jan. 11 of this year. Her passing has been a great sadness for her owner. I hope my portrait of...


Memorial sketch of Babe

Posted on Dec 30 by

A family friend lost their beloved Babe just before the holidays. She had terminal cancer and was only 10 yrs old when she crossed the Rainbow Bridge. I hope this portrait will...


Zoe just finished!

Posted on Nov 5 by

Hello, I know it’s been a pretty long time since my last blog update — the summer just flew by, didn’t it? But despite all the fun I had this summer, I still...


New portrait of Patches

Posted on Jun 13 by

I recently finished a memorial portrait of Patches the springer spaniel. Here is the photo I was given to work from (left) and my finished art. It’s an 8 x 10″ color...

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