Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Hipster Dog and Hipster Kitty

I came across this funny little dog, Digby Van Winkle, and felt the desire to paint a mini series of "Hipster Animals." So we have Digby the Hipster Dog with his PBR and the Hipster Kitty with her Starbucks. :) Prints available on my Etsy Shop. I will probably be sending these originals to ZaPow art gallery.

Digby Van Winkle aka Hipster Dog

Hipster Kitty and her Starbucks

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pug Rescue of Austin Donation

I was contacted by one of the lovely volunteers from Pug Rescue of Austin to see if I'd be interested in donating a piece of art to their online auction to raise money for their cause. Certainly!

Here is the listing!

Pug Rescue of Austin is a great organization that is dedicated to helping the lives of Pugs through offering adoptions and adoption events to help those Pugs who have had a rough life, in hopes that they can live a fulfilling and happy life with new owners. Good job you all!

I look forward to seeing who wins my donated item!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Halloween Pet Costume Contest 2015

Back by popular demand...Now taking submissions for the 2015 Halloween Pet Costume Contest!


1: Email your photo of your pet(s) in their Halloween costumes to
2: You will receive a link to my Facebook Album with your photo inside it
3: "Like" your photo and send your photo's link to your friends and family on Facebook
4: The photo with the most "likes" by midnight on October 31st will win a free custom painted pet portrait!

I will email the winner of the most liked photo to discuss their custom order. The winner will be able to send me a non-Halloween photo of their pet and will choose their background color for their free painting. The included canvas size will be a 6x6 size, but the winner may choose to upgrade for a larger size canvas if desired, for an additional fee. :)

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Time to Simplify

Hello friends,

The summer has been an interesting one in that I have enjoyed watching the ebb and flow of customers and reading their inquiries. What I have concluded is that it is rough out there...financially...for some friends...and certainly the up and down of our economy can cause some stress- no doubt.

And my shop has evolved, so have my prices. I understand that we are in a state of uncertainty about our economy, but that shouldn't prevent you the chance to give a gift that will last forever and bring joy to the recipient- like the unique joy that our furry friends bring us everyday.

With that said, I have reduced my prices of my portraits; and I am happy to break up the payments of your portraits too.  I want to help you with a stress-free shopping experience, so just let me know how I can help.

I truly believe that pets aren't our whole lives, but they make our lives whole, and if I can have the opportunity to capture the essence of your pet on canvas, that joy will forever be a part of your life. :)

Visit the updated Etsy Shop :)