oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

Tag: Dog portrait

Kirby Pet Portrait Commission

Kirby Pet Portrait Commission

  I put off painting this painting longer than I probably should have. I was very intimidated to work from a dark, out of focus and grainy cell phone photo. My mother-in-law took the photo of Kirby the day before he died and specifically requested […]

Completed Dog Portrait Commission “Trigger”

Completed Dog Portrait Commission “Trigger”

  I mentioned a while back that I had three portraits in progress that I needed to finish. I finished one! This is a commission I did for my mother-in-law. I had given her a portrait of her dog Dopey last Christmas and she soon […]

“Dopey” Dog Portrait

“Dopey” Dog Portrait

I finished this surprise painting for my mother-in-law Vicki this week. She’s always been very supportive of my painting and is my only paying customer to date. With that in mind, I wanted to give her something really special for Christmas. Her favorite dog Dopey […]

Painting My First Pet Portrait

Painting My First Pet Portrait

This week I took a very much-needed break from landscapes to paint my first pet portrait. I’ve been itching to paint my dog, Shanzi for a while now. Running into pet portraits on Pinterest and the WP Reader has only fueled my desire to paint her. For […]