Posts by: bruce-lorraine

Here is one of my favourite dog portrait commissions from the summer. This is Chester, a Fox Terrier / Bischon Frise cross otherwise known as a Foxschon!

We have new paintings and prints of Sidmouth and the surrounding area to suit all budgets so come along to Libra Court and take a look!

This is Harvey, a beautiful Labradoodle I was commissioned to paint by three young children (and their dad) as a special birthday gift for their mum. Now is the time to commission a portrait for Mothers’ Day if you want to treat your mum!

Meet Humphrey, a Miniature Wire-Haired Dachshund, and quite a character. Humphrey’s portrait is the latest to leave the studio and, I have to say, I really enjoyed drawing him.

Wishing all our customers a very happy 2018! We are now back in the studio after a lovely Christmas break and looking forward to the new year ahead. Here is one of Lorraine’s portrait commissions from a very busy Christmas…we’ll be posting others over the next few weeks.

This is ‘Charlie’, a nine year old Springer Spaniel whose portrait Lorraine was recently commissioned to paint.

Now summer is almost over we are getting into our busiest period for pet portrait commissions. Here is the latest portrait by Lorraine to leave the studio.

Although the majority of painting commissions Lorraine receives are for pets (predominantly dogs!) here are two children’s portrait commissions completed in July. If you would like details for commissioning a portrait please go to the ‘Portraits’ page of our website.

We’ve had a house guest this week; Zorro, the long-haired miniature dachshund came on a visit from his home in Woolacombe. Here he is with his portrait that I painted last year.

This is Freddie, a border terrier whose portrait was commissioned by his owner’s daughter as a surprise birthday gift. The family brought the unsuspecting birthday girl into our little shop in Sidmouth where her pet’s portrait was displayed on an easel. It took a couple of minutes before she spotted it. It was a...