Pet portraits commissioned

My attention to detail is an important part of my art technique and makes me popular for pet portraits like these.....

CHEWBACCA - COMMISSION

I was pleased to be contacted by a friend of a friend to undertake a portrait of this beautiful labradoodle. She was the perfect subject to take photos of - we do prefer to take our own photos where possible - and her owner was delighted with the completed commission. A gift for Christmas 2019. Read more about how this was created HERE....

Chewbacca pet portrait commission. Ivan Jones pastel artist

BETTY MAKIN - COMMISSION

I was delighted to be approached by Betty's owner. during my open house art exhibition, to undertake her portrait as a Christmas present for his wife. I am pleased to say she was delighted with the commission. You can read more about my work on Betty on my Wordpress blog HERE..... 

Betty, pet portrait commission Ivan Jones pastel artist

 

TWO TERRIERS AND A RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK - COMMISSION

This is a recent pet portrait, for the father of the owners of the Castle House Hotel in Hereford who was 60 recently. We visited the owner's home and my wife Cath took the photographs for me to work from. I have two more commissions to complete - one of a terrier and one of a border collie.....

Three dogs pet portraits commission Ivan Jones pastel artist

THE TERRIER - COMMISSION

This lovely little dog belonged to the son of the friend who commissioned me - he provided the photograph though I prefer to take my own.....I don't usually chose an image with direct eye contact but was very happy with the end result....

Terrier pet portrait commission Ivan Jones pastel artist

PIMMS - COMMISSION

I was delighted to recieve this commission from a lady who found me under "Animal artists in Herefordshire" on Google - you can read more about this commission on my blog.....

Springer spaniel pet portrait commission Ivan Jones pastel artist

SHANNON - COMMISSION

This beautiful labrador belonged to a fellow Rotary Club member and I was very pleased to be asked to undertake a portrait of him......he is still on their wall even though he passed away a few years ago. My wife took a wide selection of photos before we chose this one that best portrayed his character....

Shannon labrador retriever pet portrait commission Ivan Jones pastel artist

RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST - COMMISSION FOR CHRISTMAS CARDS

I was approached by Alice Fenner of the Retired Greyhound Trust to undertake a portrait of one of their rehomed greyhounds to be used for Christmas cards in 2016. You can read the full story HERE! You can also see a short video of how he was created on my YouTube channel HERE......

Greyhound Trust Christmas dog portrait commission Ivan Jones pastel artist

You can see much more of my artwork on Instagram.......

 

Pet portrait commission collage Ivan Jones pastel artist