Not exactly the kind of custom oil paintings that I create for my clients, but these ancient representations of dogs that were carved into sandstone in Saudi Arabia 8000 to 9000 years ago, are thought to be the oldest artistic depictions of dogs ever found. A great article in the journal Science details the finding.Continue reading
Why Have a Pet Portrait Commissioned?
Have you heard of the phrase “man’s best friend?” It’s a common phrase referring to domestic dogs as pets who are close to their owners. The phrase dates back to the 1700s when Frederick the Great of Prussia first introduced the idea in reference to one of his Italian Greyhounds.Continue reading
Why I Love Doing YOUR Pet Portrait: Three Stories
Doing a pet portrait is more than a creative outlet for me. I would like to tell you three recent stories that touched my heart.Continue reading