Grizzle Saluki: Zeke

Grizzle Saluki: Zeke

It is a sad day when we lose our pets.  In this case, it was a Grizzle Saluki I bred, who lived with my good friends Verial Whitten and Barbara Nackarud.  Shortly after I received an email from Verial asking if I could draw Zeke.   She hoped to gift Barbara a drawing...
Goldendoodle: Miles

Goldendoodle: Miles

Sharing another of my holiday commissions, a dog portrait that I created in 2017.  Obviously, I could not post until the recipient of the gift received the drawing.  Miles is a Goldendoodle always adorned with a tie or scarf.  In most the images Miles carries a smile,...
Standard Poodle: Odin

Standard Poodle: Odin

Meet Odin, an apricot colored Standard Poodle and a commissioned dog portrait I created in pastels for the holidays. Pet Portraits make lovely gifts. In creating this dog portrait I requested a selection of images so I could then select the photo that most inspires me...
Fred And Wilma: Mixed Breed Dogs

Fred And Wilma: Mixed Breed Dogs

Meet Fred and Wilma, two mixed breed dogs that are buddies and my most recent commissioned pet portrait. Creating a dog portrait of two fluffy white dogs can be challenging. I always ask for a selection of photos so I can decide on the image that most inspires me. In...
Bernese Mountain Dog: Hugo

Bernese Mountain Dog: Hugo

This drawing of a Bernese Mountain Dog was inspired by a photo taken of Hugo at a wine tasting my husband and I attended.  Hugo’s owner, George Skorka takes Hugo to many wine and trade tastings.  You could say Hugo is the Los Angeles wine trade tasting mascot. ...
Horse: Day Dreaming

Horse: Day Dreaming

When I am creating Monotypes I often produce a series using the original print and then making a second print using the ghost of the background.  This is an the original hand pulled print I created of a horse.  There is a sensitivity about the way this horse looks...