Diamond Designer; 5×7 oil on canvas

Over the years I have painted a lot of pet portraits – mostly dogs, some cats, even a bird – but this is my first horse painting. I was contacted via Etsy by a world champion horse rider to paint … Continue reading

Ebony; 12×16 oil on canvas

I was asked to paint this portrait of Ebony by one of my coworkers. Sadly, Ebony passed away late last year, very unexpectedly. Though I never met Ebony in person, I had gotten to know her through photos and stories. From … Continue reading

Taylor; 11×14 oil on canvas

I am finally getting around to updating my blog with some paintings I completed late last year and early this year. I painted this commissioned portrait of Taylor to be given as a Christmas gift. Unfortunately, Taylor passed away between the … Continue reading

Jasmine; 8×10 oil on canvas

This is another commissioned painting that was given as a Christmas gift this year. I was contacted via my Facebook page by a mother who wanted to commission a portrait of her son’s dog, Jasmine, who had to be put … Continue reading

Gracie; 11×14 oil on canvas

As an artist who paints commissions, hearing about the reactions of thrilled recipients of my paintings just makes my day. I typically paint several commissions this time of year that are given as gifts, so in the days after Christmas … Continue reading

Francis; 14×18 oil on canvas

I had a lot of fun painting this lovely portrait of such a sweet kitty, Francis, under the Christmas tree. Unfortunately, Francis passed away earlier this year. His owner reached out to me a few months ago via my website and … Continue reading

Daffodils; 12×16 oil on canvas

It’s been a while since I have painted flowers so I was delighted when my best friend, Andrea, asked me to paint these for her new house! Daffodils are her favorite flower and I know she’ll love seeing these every … Continue reading

Charley and Annabelle; 11×14 oil on canvas

  I painted these adorable dogs for my sweet friend, Rachel. She’s a total dog mom and these two babies are spoiled rotten! Charley is on the left and Annabelle is on the right, and they are the very best … Continue reading

Escape; 11×14 oil on canvas

I received this commission via my Etsy shop and shipped it to the customer who lives in New York City last week. The reference photo was taken at a family cabin in the Adirondacks in upstate New York and was commissioned … Continue reading

Huck; 8×10 oil on canvas

This is hands down one of my favorite pet portraits ever. I have a big heart for labs and Huck absolutely stole my heart while I was painting him. He looks like such a sweetheart! I painted this commission for a … Continue reading