Maltipoo: Freddy

Maltipoo: Freddy

Meet Freddy, a Maltipoo who commissioned me to create this dog portrait.  The breed combines the Maltese with a toy or miniature poodle. The breed is gentle, playful, and highly intelligent. Freddy's owner describes him as having the silliest and sweetest...

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Blue Nose Pitbull Terrier: Hank

Blue Nose Pitbull Terrier: Hank

Hank, a Blue Nose Pitbull Terrier was my most recent commissioned pet portrait. Created for a friend to give her stepson for his birthday, Hank is a bundle of joy, a wiggly dog who loves to play tug of war. I created this pastel drawing from an image of Hank looking...

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Coton de Tulear: Small White Dog Rosie

Coton de Tulear: Small White Dog Rosie

My first dog portrait of 2021 depicts Rosie, a Coton de Tulear.  The Coton is a small white dog named after the city of Tuléar in Madagascar and known as the “Royal Dog of Madagascar." Those that own the Coton de Tulear find they make a bright, happy companion dog....

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Scottish Terrier: Muffin

Scottish Terrier: Muffin

When IFWTWA, International Food Wine Travel Writers Association, wanted to honor our last President, Linda Kissam, for her years of work for the organization, I thought what better way than having the board give her a pastel drawing of her Scottish Terrier, Muffin....

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Furry Friend Tabby Cat: Elvis

Furry Friend Tabby Cat: Elvis

When we lose a furry friend, whether it is a cat or a dog, there is a huge void in our lives.  Our homes seem empty without the presence of our pet, who was part of our life for many years.  Some of us need space before bringing the next furry friend into our lives. ...

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White Fluffy Dog: Winnie

White Fluffy Dog: Winnie

The holidays always bring in more pet portrait commissions.  2020 was no different.  My first pet portrait of the season was a white fluffy dog named Winnie.  I had done a dog portrait of Silkie for this family in 2005. They remembered me and last year they contacted...

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Shetland Sheepdog: Tormey The Sheltie

Shetland Sheepdog: Tormey The Sheltie

Losing a pet can be very difficult. One of the best ways to remember your pet is through a pet portrait. Many of the drawings I create are for those who recently lost their fur babies. This drawing of Tormey, a Shetland Sheepdog who recently passed to the rainbow...

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Animal Face Masks with Face Mask Art

Animal Face Masks with Face Mask Art

Unique gifts and items displaying the artwork of Cori Solomon are found on both FineArt America.com and Pixels.com.  These include animal face masks since they are the new norm in our daily dress code. Animal lovers looking for face masks will now find them available...

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Gray Toy Poodle: Dolly

Gray Toy Poodle: Dolly

I drew this gray-colored Toy Poodle as a holiday commissioned pet portrait last December. The portrait portrays Dolly, who always wears red ribbons in her hair. Actually the ribbons accent her gray fur nicely. Dolly has a grin on her face as if her teasing smile...

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Irish Setter: Pete

Irish Setter: Pete

Meet Pete my latest commissioned dog portrait.  This Irish Setter loves sitting in his leather chair. As his owner describes, "Pete is a happy go lucky and goofy," but in looking at photos of Pete there is a serious side to him, I captured the demure side of Pete in...

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Saluki: Jovie

Saluki: Jovie

The Saluki is dear to my heart since I live with four of them.  My affinity for the breed comes out in my drawings.  I always love it when I am asked to draw my breed. This drawing of Jovie represents my first attempt at creating a particolored Saluki. It is much...

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Cat Writers Association: Fine Art Muse Winner

Cat Writers Association: Fine Art Muse Winner

I am thrilled to say that I am the recipient of the 2018 Cat Writers Association Competition Muse Winner in Fine Arts for my drawing of Sima the Siamese Cat.  I can also say that I am the first to win this award because 2018 was the first offering of an award for Fine...

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Cavalier Too

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Cavalier Too

One of my latest Monotypes depicts Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  I abstractly created this head study.  Although the monotype process utilizes ink, I  also incorporate pastels to accent as a way to accent this hand pulled print.  The color of this Cavalier is...

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Chinese Crested: Geppetto

Chinese Crested: Geppetto

My latest commissioned pet portrait was of a Chinese Crested named Geppetto. The Chinese Crested comes in two varieties, the hairless and the ones with fur also known as the Powderpuff. In this dog portrait, I loved the wispy hair around the face. Geppetto is also...

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Siamese Cat – Sima

Siamese Cat – Sima

This Siamese cat was my most recent commissioned cat portrait.  This was a special gift to someone for Hanukkah and was well received. I love the blue of the Siamese cat's eyes.  The blue eyes gives this cat breed its character.  The eyes seem to sparkle and the...

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