Pet portraiture and Happy New Year (finally!)

Business of Art, Le Grand Portefeuille, Pet Portraits

Hello Friends.  Happy New Year.  I’ve been a bit busy, and have neglected blogging.

Here are some of the pet portraits I created for people who needed gifts this past holiday season.  I create these (and other custom work) all year, so if you need a Valentines gift…or Presidents Day gift (?) or an anytime gift, let me know!  You can even order online.

I’ve revamped my website, if you have time, take a gander.  Any feedback is appreciated, if you feel so inclined.

I am excited for 2016…it has started off on a pretty great note, with lots of possibilities! I hope you are having a great one so far, too.

Pet Portraits for a loved one

Le Grand Portefeuille

Holiday gift suggestion for yourself or any pet lover in your life!

Custom pet portraits: $100
For every custom portrait sold, I will donate $10 to a local animal shelter.

Paintings are on 9″x12″ (image size is 8″x10″ so easier to frame).  All paintings created with watercolor, gouache and ink on paper.
Please contact Nancy to order.

If you want something like a print, tshirt, or kids’ wear, please visit my Society6 shop or BoomBoom Prints store.

Thanks everyone, and have a lovely Holiday Season!

Literary Soccer Cats by Nancy Lemon

Pet Portraits

 

literary cats, orange cat, tuxedo cat, siamese, gray, fluffy

Click the image for a closer look

A friend and colleague commissioned me to create a painting of their four cats for his wife’s birthday, which I thought was a very nice gift.  (Although I may be a bit biased…)  Their names are Faulkner, Whitman, Beckford (aka Baby Monkey), and Titus Bramble.  Two literary, two soccer (or football) players.  His and hers, if you will.  If you like this, feel free to check out my Etsy shop for more animal watercolor paintings and you can also request custom pieces there. Or check out the INPRNT store I have set up for prints.  As always, thank you for following along on my illustrated journey!  Have a marvelous weekend.

I’m digital AND analog…the girl can paint.

Le Grand Portefeuille

Sometimes I am approached by friends or family to make pet portraits.  I’ve also been commissioned to create favorite animals (that are not pets) such as a group of sea creatures for a child’s nursery.  My work is not limited to pets.

  I’ve finally buckled down and figured out a set price list for these paintings, which are made in acrylic on canvas.  With the pet portraits, people usually send me a photo of their pet and I create a piece from that.  With other animals, I usually find my own photo references and then create sketches from which to work.

Eventually, I’d like to offer prints of different animals in a personal online store if I can ever afford to buy a nice printer!   in the meantime.  For now, please check out CUSTOM Art, or prints of various art work can be found at my SOCIETY6 store.

The holidays are right around the corner…