How to Commission Your Portrait - It's Easy!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

How to Commission a Pet Portrait - NOW ON SALE!

What to Do:

1. You email me a clear, detailed photo of your pet.

2. I review the photos and let you know if any of them are suitable for my reference.

3. I email you a photo of the completed portrait and you pay for it via PayPal.

4. You receive your portrait by post, have it framed and enjoy!

How Long Does it Take?

Please allow up to a month to receive your portrait. If you have a specific date in mind, you can purchase a gift certificate as an alternative. Just let me know which medium you prefer and pay by PayPal!


Commissioned portraits of humans start at $2,500 but you can have a drawing or painting of your animal starting at only $120 U.S.

Due to my love for animals and joy at capturing their furry beauty, for a limited time, I am setting a very low price so everyone can enjoy a painting or drawing of their pet.

Take advantage of this deal while it is still available and save $100 on what will become a treasured heirloom!

Graphite drawing           $220 $120
Watercolor                      $320 $220
Oil on canvas or board   $420 $320

These prices are in U.S. dollars and are for a painting or drawing from 6" square to a maximum of
8" x 10" for portraits of smaller animals such as cats, dogs, rabbits, hamsters, etc.

In addition to the price of the painting, there is a small shipping charge of $10 that will partially cover my costs, which are closer to $30 to most countries.

For larger animals, larger canvas/paper sizes and portraits that include more of the animal's body or backgrounds please contact me to discuss cost at

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Dog Portrait Oil Painting

Dakota Crimson (Coady) - 6"x 6" Oil on Stretched Canvas
Unfortunately, this beautiful dog is no longer with us, so I had to use a reference photo that was not ideal (indoor flash at a distance). I enjoyed capturing his angelic qualities.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Pet Portrait Oil Painting - Cat

Oliver - 6" x 6" Oil on Canvas

Commission a custom fine art portrait of your pet!

Pet Portrait Pricing (cat, dog or smaller, maximum size 8x10 inches)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Memorialize your sweet kitty with a custom painted portrait!

6x6, Oil on Canvas

Pet Portrait Pricing (cat, dog or smaller animal - maximum size 8x10 inches)

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Custom Pet Portraits Now Available!

This 8" x 8" oil on canvas portrait of Molly is done in a painterly, impressionistic style which captures her unique doggie personality.

As an experienced portrait painter, Laurel is uniquely qualified to capture your best friend for posterity.

Portraits can be created in graphite, charcoal, watercolor, acrylic or oil paint.

Please contact the artist (see sidebar at right) to begin the process of creating an heirloom work of art featuring your beloved pet!

Please allow 8 to 12 weeks for completion of painting.

Pet Portrait Pricing (cat, dog or smaller, maximum size 8x10 inches)