dog and pet portraits in oils and pencil
A warm welcome to our Dog Portraits and Pet Portraits website! My name is Melanie and I am a professional dog portraits artists and I specialise in graphite pencil dog portraits. I work along side my husband Nicholas Beall who specialises in traditionally hand painted dog portraits in Oils.
Our traditionally hand painted dog portraits gallery features a selection of recent dog portrait commissions that Nicholas has painted. Everyone who views Nicholas' artwork are in awe, you wont be disappointed! I, Melanie, create all of the dog portraits in pencil, visit my pencil gallery where you can view a selection of my drawings. Working from your photos, I capture your dogs unique personality and character.
We have received some amazing photos from our clients. Everyone has been so wonderful to take the time to have photos taken of themselves with their portrait. We are absolutely thrilled to receive them - and thrilled to see so many happy faces too! Why not pop over to our testimonials page to read more and see lots more photos.
Today is Rob's 50th Birthday and he is absolutely delighted with the portrait of Sonny, it is like having him back again. Sonny died last September at the ripe old age of 16 1/2. The likeness is remarkable, from the warmth in his eyes to the wet nose! The quality of the painting is stunning, thank you so much. I have attached a photo of Rob with Sonny.
Gill Cooksley (above left)
If you are thinking about commissioning either myself or Nicholas to paint or draw your dog for you, one of the areas you might like to look at is our pricing and information page. It gives a full rundown of the pencil drawing prices, oil painting prices and framing options. If you would like a specific quote, email us at any time.
We have used some beautiful frames for our Dog Portraits and Pet Portraits, we work along side two companies who make all of our traditional and swept and moulded frames bespoke. These are absolutely stunning and will add a wow factor to any painting. If you are looking for something special to go with your painting, we can provide this for you. To see more photos of our framed portraits take a look around our Framing Gallery.
On The Easel houses all of our in progress photos of our dog portraits being traditionally hand painted as they happen. Clients can watch their painting come to life as we take photos at each stage of the painting progress so that you can watch your dog portrait truly come to life from the comfort of your chair. Each stage is shown online so that you and your family can feel part of the process and the creation of your very own unique piece of artwork. Comment at any time or share the posts with friends and family on Facebook. Pop over to our On The Easel to see what we have posted today.
Visit our studio and materials page to see what goes into create your dog portrait. View our materials and see photos of where we work in our lovely art studio in our woodland garden.
Visit our contact page or email us direct firstname.lastname@example.org and we will reply as soon as possible. We would love to see photos of your dog, tell us about them and any funny stories about them, along with your ideas for a portrait!