Posts by: bruce-lorraine

We’re often asked if it’s possible to draw two dogs in the same portrait and whether it can be done from two separate photographs. In fact it’s often better to use individual photos as it’s rare to get a photograph where both dogs are looking equally good. This portrait from August, which was commissioned as a special...

Just to say that the shop will be closed during Folk Week from the afternoon of Friday 4th August until Tuesday 15th August. Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Sparky was adopted by the kind owners of the garden in France where he was found abandoned. It took a while for him to trust people again but now he is a happy and much loved member of the family who commissioned this pastel portrait.

Just received a lovely ‘thank you’ message from the owner of this adorable little fellow who commissioned the painting as a birthday gift for her husband and happily he was delighted!

Lorraine has received many commissions for pet portraits in charcoal since we opened the shop in Sidmouth last October – here is a full length dog portrait, a change from the usual ‘headshot’.

This is Milly, the West Highland Terrier –  our latest charcoal portrait commission and a special birthday gift.

This is from a pet photo shoot I did at Christmas. I think Brash had had enough at this point!

Black & white photography undoubtedly adds a timeless feel to pet portraiture – and works especially well for Dalmations!

Had to post a photo of this beautiful baby girl I photographed in her home. A good example of what can be achieved in a home setting.