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.  For...

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Fred and Wilma: Mixed Breed Dogs

Meet Fred and Wilma, two mixed breed dogs that are buddies. Their owner commissioned me to do a dog portrait as well as asked me to assist them with framing the drawing, which I do for commission pet portraits on occasion.  I was also asked to incorporate the room...

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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...

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Sunflowers: Suncatcher

This floral drawing is the second in a series of Sunflowers I created from a Monotype.  I used the ghost of my first print to create this hand pulled print.  A ghost is a second printing of an image but in this case I painted the flower back in.  I used a very loose...

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Sunflower: Basking in the Sun

There is something about Sunflowers that inspire me.  Recently viewing some images of these flowers, I decided the next time I created Monotypes I would create a Sunflower. This is the first of two Sunflower designs I created by painting on a plate and printing. This...

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Weimaraner: Vegas the Lucky Rescue Dog

In addition to being an animal artist, I am a wine journalist. An important aspect of many wineries is the winery dog.  Because I have an affinity for both wine and dogs, I love to draw these winery dogs. Dracaena Wines, a winery located in Paso Robles, known for the...

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Black Labrador Retriever: Easy Does It

The adoring eyes on this Black Labrador Retriever were the enticement to create my latest drawing.  Each artist captures the essence of a dog in different ways and for me it is the eyes that grab me.  For many people, a dog speaks to them through the eyes.   This...

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Toy Fox Terrier: Dobby

I had a lot of fun drawing this cutey.  A commissioned dog portrait of a Toy Fox Terrier, who loves to cross his paws as evidenced in this drawing.  It is funny how some pet portraits come more easily; this was one of those that just spoke to me. Dobby's owners are...

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Piggly: Rescue Dog

This commissioned Pet Portrait is of a rescue dog named Piggly.  I donated a dog portrait to the California Wildlife Center and Piggly's owners were the winning bid. Unfortunately Piggly found her forever home for only a few months.  An illness took her to the Rainbow...

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Yellow Labrador Retriever: Biscuit

This pastel drawing of a yellow Labrador Retriever named Biscuit was commissioned dog portrait. Biscuit roommate is also a yellow Labrador.  Check out Miley dog portrait. For more information on dog portraits email...

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Curly Coated Retriever: Ozzy

Ozzy is a Curly Coated Retriever that I was commissioned to do a dog portrait of this year. This was my first attempt at this breed. Dark colored dogs are often more difficult to draw because getting the right expression is more of a challenge. The artist must typically has to exaggerate the highlights to bring out the dogs spirit. In this case I was able to bring out Ozzy’s gentle nature with more subtle highlights.

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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon: Griffin

I am always intrigued by drawing new breeds. When I was attending a wine tasting from Crocker & Starr and heard that owner Pam Starr had a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, I was hooked.  I had to do a drawing of Griffin. As a wine writer the winery dog can be...

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Goldendoodle: Kula

Although I was told this Goldendoodle was a character, this dog portrait of Kula captures her sweet calm manner.  She is lying quietly probably anticipating her next move. Other Goldendoodle Art: In addition if you like this Goldendoodle, check out this drawing of a...

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Maltese: Alfie

During a wine tasting event I met three adorable Maltese. I could not resist photographing them as I need to add the Maltese to my portfolio. This drawing of Alfie came from one of the photos I took at Dolin Estate Winery in Malibu....

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Seal Point Siamese Cat: A Spark of Life – For Sale

With intense blue eyes this Seal Point Siamese cat stares out into the distance with big blue eyes.  This drawing is available for sale.  To purchase this Siamese Cat drawing email Cori. Other Siamese Cat Artwork Available: Red Point Siamese Cats - In Sync Siamese...

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