Pet Art

This is a group that celebrates art inspired by pets! Drawings, paintings, sculpture, collage...anything goes. Share your pet art and your pet art stories here with fellow animal lovers.

Our group image that you see on the left is currently "Chester" by our member, Fran Downs!

Members: 154
Latest Activity: Oct 25, 2017


Hello and Welcome to the Pet Art Group!

If you would like to share your pet art or animal art, you can either post in the Show & Tell section at the bottom of this page, or you can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page.. You will likely get more views and replies if you start your own discussion.

If you would like some advice on a specific work-in-progress, feel free to start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page.

If you'd like to share your step-by-step process to create a finished piece, that would be great too!

Click here to learn how to upload images into your forum posts (which is important so that people can see your art within the post, rather than as an attachment link beneath your post).

Just a few simple guidelines:

  • Please keep all discussions relevant to pet art and animal art.
  • Be friendly and considerate in your posts.

Thanks for joining & have fun!

Discussion Forum

animal rock painting

Started by jean weymouth. Last reply by SNIGGER PATTERSON Sep 9, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi  I no longer own a pet because I had a stroke and live in an assisted living facility.  Now I draw endless cats.  Just started painting rocks and would love to hear from others who do this.  Have issues as I am in a wheel chair and have a…READ MORE

Remembrance Portraits

Started by Danette Malerich. Last reply by Merrie Kapron Feb 15, 2016. 5 Replies



Started by Dave Smith. Last reply by Laura Luisa Cowell Feb 14, 2016. 1 Reply

Tabby cat drawn using Polychromos and Rembrant coloured pencils on green pastel paper. 10"x8"


Started by Dave Smith. Last reply by SNIGGER PATTERSON Feb 11, 2016. 4 Replies

Be gentle with me this is my first post here. Buster was drawn using Polychromos coloured pencils on coloured pastel paper.


Started by Sandy Taylor. Last reply by Sandy Taylor Jun 2, 2015. 8 Replies

HiMy name is Sandy I am a 68yr old grandmother self taught artist started about 15 yrs ago when I retired and have loved it since have sold quite a few over the years and now do pet and wildlife portraits in coloured pencils, also work with oil and…READ MORE


Started by Laura Luisa Cowell. Last reply by michele josiane martin Dec 17, 2014. 4 Replies

I was asked to do a triptych of a pair of Corgis recently. I figured that little bonanza would never happen again. Low and behold I just got an order for another one. Happy days!!!…READ MORE

New to Group!

Started by Jean Cormier. Last reply by michele josiane martin Oct 26, 2014. 5 Replies

Hello! Was glad to see this group as I love pet portraits-drawings or…READ MORE

Tags: dog, bassett

Patches my cat

Started by Ruth E. Sager Sep 26, 2014. 0 Replies

i named my cat Patches because he has orange spots in his fur. patches likes to lay on top of things. Patches was a stray. i took him in he needed a home. Along with Boots he is my baby and he is also very pampered and spoiled.READ MORE

Tags: top, of, things, on, lay

Boots my cat

Started by Ruth E. Sager. Last reply by kathleen a sidor Sep 25, 2014. 1 Reply

this is my cat Boots. This is my first cat Portrait. done from a photo i have a Boots.READ MORE

Tags: basket, a, in, Boots

My cat Boots

Started by Ruth E. Sager Sep 25, 2014. 0 Replies

My first pet portrait taken from a photo of boots I had of him. READ MORE

Tags: a, basket, in, boots, cat

Comment Wall


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Comment by Vikki Miles on February 3, 2016 at 9:42am

I have a therapy ferret and this is one of the quilts I made as a gift for one of our seniors and Snicker Doodles.

Comment by Pris Hardy on October 26, 2015 at 11:38am

great job on the cars Merrie!  I've never done much with oil pastels and had no idea they could look this nice. Thank you for sharing!

Comment by Alison Brennen on October 26, 2015 at 12:02am

Love your cats, Merrie!

Comment by Merrie Kapron on October 25, 2015 at 11:41pm

This is my first kitty cat oil pastel. 11 x 14

Comment by Susan Clement-Beveridge on July 3, 2015 at 9:12am

Finished this 8X8 acrylic dog portrait this week

Comment by Jenny Lynn on July 2, 2015 at 9:43pm

Comment by Merrie Kapron on January 25, 2015 at 9:12pm

This was a commission of a beloved pet that passed on....

Comment by Alice Rowan on January 24, 2015 at 8:11pm

Doris, I love your picture of Ashley!  The color of the sofa is beautiful and bold,and Ashley's position is fun.  Thanks for sharing!  ALice

Comment by Doris Culverhouse on January 24, 2015 at 7:55pm


This is my ashley she is a chaweinie. sausage dog. she thinks she is a pit bull. 

doesn't want no stranger to touch me. 

she is in several of my art cards.

Comment by Jean Cormier on January 1, 2015 at 8:32pm

This is a colored pencil miniature practice piece I did - 3" x 5" which is quite small for me! 


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