Welcome to my pet portraits gallery. My name is Melanie and I am a professionally trained pet portrait artist working from my dedicated studio in the UK. I am commissioned worldwide for my graphite pencil portraits. I receive many commissions from the UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Italy and Australia to name a few. I have collated some of my personal favourite commissions here from over the last few years for you to view. If you would like to take a look at my dedicated website, head on over here - Pencil Pet Portraits Website »
Tracy, a returning client, commissioned me to draw her beautiful cocker spaniel called Moo. They are one of my favourite breeds to portray and i thoroughly enjoyed drawing her. Tracey had our local framer frame the drawing and visited our studio to collect the completed portrait. We took the opportunity to take some photos of myself, Tracey and Moo with the portrait. Scroll down for more....
I was commissioned by Paula to draw her gorgeous dog called Teasel. She is just so beautiful and her eyes were wonderful to portray. Paula was thrilled with her portrait and said it felt it was like having Teasel back with her, which is just amazing. You can read a snippet from one of Paula's emails below.
I picked up my portrait today and I have to tell you it is ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!!! You have captured her spirit beautifully and the kindness she had in her soul shone through those big brown eyes. You are IMMENSELY talented, I cannot thank you enough. I was quite emotional opening it but they were happy tears, it almost felt as though she was back with me, words cannot express my gratitude. I am delighted that Teasel appears on your website too, HUGE SMILE, she had that endearing scruffy look about her. Through you we have the most BEAUTIFUL tribute of our very very special little lady.
It will take pride of place in our lounge.
Kindest regards. Paula
Paula's email was really appreciated and it makes my job so worth while. I know what its like to loose a dog and so having a portrait Why not read more of my testimonials from my clients on my dedicated pencil portraits website. You can see lots more client photos too!Read more testimonials »
Mary from the USA, commissioned me to draw their families lovely dog called Daisy just before Christmas in 2015. The portrait was to be a surprise gift for her daughter and you can see photos of the portrait, the reference photos used and the portrait framed in the image below.
It is important to view the photo and compare it to the artwork to see that I am able to capture not just any pet - but the pet in the photograph - or your pet as an individual character. I have had many happy clients over the 20 years I have been a commissioning artist.View prices »
One of my first portraits of 2016 was of a gorgeous Tibetan Terrier called Hollie. I absolutely loved every minute of drawing Hollie as I also have a Tibetan Terrier and I could see so much identifiable character in Hollie, which was similar to my own dog Lily. Hollie was very well received and presented to the recipient as a surprise. I hope that it will be an ever lasting memory of their very best friend.
If you would like to see more of my pencil pet portraits, why not pop over to my dedicated Pencil Portraits Website. You can view my prices and information, with lots of videos and photos of my drawings in the up close in detail gallery. I have lots of testimonials from my clients there too. Pencil Pet Portraits »
I have had many happy clients over the last 20 years and if you would like me to create a portrait of your horse, please don't hesitate to contact me at any time. If you would like me to create a graphite pencil portrait of your pet, please don't hesitate to contact me at any time »