Memorial pet portraits to celebrate your pet’s life and love

 

“My aim is to create a beautiful heirloom of your pet that makes you feel as though they are still in the room with you- if not physically, then certainly in your heart.”




Painting my own dog’s memorial portrait

Goldie and our family had 16 glorious years together. She kept us laughing with her terrier-ific habits. Shrill barking outside the shops, climbing trees, chasing water dragons at the river, digging holes at the beach, and always on the search for food. OMG I loved that dog! She was funny, courageous and kind.

As she grew older, her senses declined, as most dogs do - but she became even more sweet and lovable in her forgetful, simple way. She never complained and always had her love of walks and food.

Like most dog owners, I was shocked at how much I grieved Goldie’s loss when she passed away in 2018. It was a huge hole in my heart.


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Goldie’s Memorial Portrait

It took me a few months before I could tackle painting her memorial portrait. When I paint, I spend a lot of time talking to the animal and getting to know them as their image grows on my canvas. But when I started working on Goldie’s portrait, I discovered that it was so healing. I started remembering all those fun times we had together, and all the love she gave me, and as the painting emerged, I felt like she was back with me.

It would be an absolute honor for me to help you remember your beloved friend whom you miss so much.

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Charlie was so dearly missed after he passed away.

His memorial portrait is helping to heal his mum’s sad heart.

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Old Max’s memorial portrait celebrates his gentle nature and loving heart

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Poppy was her mum’s special little friend. Her memorial portrait is helping to keep her memory alive.