This pet dog caricature portrait was a Christmas gift commemorating a cherished pet who had passed away during the year. It was lovely to do and was very well received. It was executed in pencil, Pitt Pen and graphite on paper. I had one photo to work from but the dog’s personality really shone through and I could tell he’d been a cherished member of their family. I’ve commemorated several family pets this way, including pets that weren’t around at the same time but that their owner wanted them all depicted together. It’s a very special bond people can have with their pets.
Pet Portrait Ireland: this was a lovely caricature to draw. This portrait of 5 dogs was a recent commission for someone who wanted all their dogs together, as a couple of them had passed on. So working from a range of photos I put them all together in this dog caricature portrait. This piece is … Read more