Five paintings in five days

It has been so busy with Christmas commissions and charity portraits that I’ve noticed I have been finishing one portrait every weekday.  I’ve set up a blog to document the paintings I’ve been finishing each day entitled, imaginatively ‘A Painting A Day.

  1. Wire Haired Vizsla

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This was a large portrait, with the same dog portrayed in three different poses.

2. Parson Russell Terrier

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This was another large one, at 16″ x 12″/40x30cm.  Rio’s gorgeous smile won him first prize of this portrait in a competition run by Pawfect Petwear.

3. Newfie, Poodle and Golden

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Merlin, Freddie and Wilf made up this group portrait.  I love those ears!!

4. One dog and two cats

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Daisy the dog and Nellie and Bagpuss the cats make up this mixed group portrait.

5. Triple dog portrait

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The final painting is another group portrait, this time of three very happy dogs!

Published by gillianussherart

I am a pet and wildlife artist, originally from Ireland but now based in Frome, England with my husband and children, two rescue dogs Rua the Hungarian Vizsla and Ogie the blind terrier, and Jet the cat. I take commissions for pet portraits and draw original animal art, most of which is sold as fine art prints and art cards. I also teach others how to draw through online classes and short courses available through my website. I have been working as a full time artist for many years, and have fulfilled hundreds of pet portrait commissions. My client base is international, and I ship worldwide for free. My work has been featured in publications such as Dogs Today Magazine, Dogs Monthly, The Guardian, Talented Ladies Club and Country Living Magazine. I support animal charities whenever I can, by regularly donating art to various rescue group fundraisers, donating 20% of income from prints to various breed specific rescues and providing wildlife rescues and rehabilitations centres with original art to fundraise and create merchandise. If you are interested in purchasing or commissioning art, or if you just want to connect, you can contact gillian@perpetualportraits.co.uk

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