Let’s Think Dog!
If I were a dog, I’d want to lie, sniff, possibly dig, jump, rest and play on the ground in the sunshine and likely in the rain too. My four paws wouldn’t want too much in the way of small gravel and I’d need some purchase from the ground I play on!Read More
How Do You Actually Make Your Dog Paintings? is a question I’m asked from time to time. I’m always happy to chat through my portrait process, but here’s a post that goes a little bit deeper into the techniques I employ.Read More
Are you on my mailing list? I hope so, in which case you will have received this today. I NEVER over-use my list and NEVER-EVER bring you tat! All letters are full of information, new offerings and oodles of dog-related news. Couple that with being the first to know about new offerings, sales and more - You can join up below and enjoy first dibs on everything!
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This is Buddy, a gorgeous Cocker Spaniel that lives in Wandsworth, London This the story of his bespoke portrait on canvas, and the journey it took to represent him in the best way possible.Read More
It’s fair to say that my world is definitely a dog-centred one. I paint them daily, learn about them for fun, fall to my knees to greet them in the park (this actually happens) and adore my own, Barney as much as I do my children.Read More
I think it’s pretty safe to say that I am dog nuts - an UBER dog lover, known to fall to my knees in a wet puddle to say hello to any passing dog (yes, this actually happens). ipaintdogs is going brilliantly, so…. what if I took one step further…Read More
Be truthful - is your dog bored? Powerful question I know, one that packs a punch - but apart from your daily walk and his/her daily feed(s) how is your dog in between? Sleepy, dozy and happy….or in truth, sleeping out of boredom?Read More
Just before Christmas, I ran a joint competition with a fabulous pet company. Our winner was selected and her commission is now completed. Here is the story of our painting, Lloyd The Whippet - our Winner.Read More
Sometimes, over-thinking a problem doesn’t help.
For about 5/6 months now, I’ve been considering a change to my prices and loathing even the thought of doings so. I am so comfortable with them, they have a great uptake and happily seem to be in the sweet-spot of acceptance for those wishing to have their dogs inmortalised in paint forever.Read More
Last week I took my dog for a walk which culminated in George (another beautiful Cocker Spaniel) taking a bath in the muddiest puddle possible before having a good old shake in my car, all over clean 12 shirts waiting to be ironed. My bad completely for leaving them in the car, but his good for giving me a idea.Read More
How Does It Actually Work? What do I need to do to have my dog painted? This blog post tells you all that you need to know. (3 min read)Read More