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

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

Mel; 5×7 oil on canvas

Today I am sharing another pet portrait that I completed this past spring. I painted this portrait of Mel for one of my best friends to give as a gift to her step-sister. The recipient was literally in tears when she … Continue reading

This week in my art studio…

I apologize for not posting lately, but I have been working frantically on 5 commission pieces. Yes, you read that correctly – 5! I am trying to get them finished by the end of October so that I can start … Continue reading

Lincoln and Reagan: Political Pups; 11×14 oil on gesso panel

I finished this commission piece last week just in time for my friend, Jenny, to give it as a birthday/Valentine’s Day gift to her boyfriend, Dustin. I had a great time painting this piece because I know and love the … Continue reading

Amigo’s Last Adventure

Amigo’s Last Adventure

I received this commission from my Etsy shop (www.etsy.com/shop/LaurenDayFineArt). A sweet lady asked me to paint this for her husband as a Christmas gift! The customer sent me the reference photo explaining it was a photo her husband had taken … Continue reading