PET PORTRAIT COMMISSIONS
Welcome fellow pet owners and thank you for taking an interest in my portrait services. Bookings for commissions are now open as of 19th April 2018 and this page will be updated in with your beautiful pets as each new artwork is completed. Amy chihuahua has volunteered to be pin-up girl for the purpose of documenting the process and result of commissioning a painting. Check out my TRADITIONAL work for more animal paintings to give you an idea of my style whilst I am building up my pet portrait folio. For more information on pricing and how to book a commission, swing by the PRICES page then hop on over to FAQ page.
Amy the chihuahua is 11 years old and an absolute angel. She loves nothing better than to curl up on a warm lap or dive under the doona on a cold night.
Her personalised floral embellishment is a Protea, her mum's favourite flower and Amy's name is painted in script to reflect her sweet nature.
Amy's portrait is A4 size 210x297mm painted on tea-stained heavyweight Australian handcrafted watercolour paper with Australian handcrafted watercolour paints.
The eyes are painted in first......
.....then the nose, mouth and the many layers of watercolour are applied to slowly build up the coat......
......and lastly the highlights, whiskers and personalised name and floral embellishments are added to complete the portrait.
Dear old George is a Maltese Shih Tzu I was commissioned to paint as a Mother's Day gift. He has sadly passed on and I hope this portrait brings his family comfort and pleasant memories.
His personalised embellishment is bluey purple orchids, his mum's favourite flower, and his portrait is painted A4medium sized square format 25cm x 25cm.
Zippy is a super handsome long haired chihuahua from the USA who is dearly loved by his family but only has limited time left in this world.
His personalised floral embellishment is sprigs of beautiful Lilac, his mum's favourite flower and his portrait size is 20cm x 25cm or8"x10".
"I recently asked Kyles to complete a special cat pet portrait and the result was nothing short of amazing. Kyles is not only such a talented artist but was also a pleasure to deal with all throughout the process. Super happy with the end product and would highly recommend" KA
Beautiful Charlotte was a memorial portrait for her family to cherish. Her amazing tuxedo markings and startling eyes were an absolute joy to paint.
Her personalised embellishments are delicate red roses to represent how dearly she was loved and her portrait size is A5 small 15cm x 21cm.