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: 156
Latest Activity: Jun 15


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


Started by Christopher Bentley. Last reply by Christopher Bentley Jun 15. 3 Replies

I have just started on pastel doing my cocker spaniels, i would appreciate any tips or comments , i am afraid to use a fixative as i have read that many of them darken the picture or at least white when used over a dark colour. any advice ?…READ MORE

china ..No animal laws.

Started by beverley Nov 18, 2018. 0 Replies

With the internet now we see what goes on around the world . the whole world is guilty of human and animal abuse. china is one of the top offenders. The dog meat trade is one that is very disturbing as they believe the more the animal suffers the…READ MORE

Remembrance Portraits

Started by Danette Malerich. Last reply by beverley Nov 18, 2018. 6 Replies


Animal Holidays in the Month of May

Started by Sandi Vince. Last reply by Sandi Vince May 5, 2018. 3 Replies

Hi friends of Art Colony, I pray you are all well.  I am hoping you will all join me in celebrating our wonderful , sometimes funny, cute, wild, dangerous and every other kind of animal that we celebrate this May.Please show your support in any way…READ MORE

World Day for animals in Laboratories today the 24th April to the 29th April

Started by Sandi Vince. Last reply by Sandi Vince Apr 28, 2018. 6 Replies

This is a movement that fights against the use of animals in laboratories.  So let us support it with our Art and make a statement, that says NO to the cruelty of animals in Laboratories.  Monkeys and Dogs  are the poor creatures that suffer..So…READ MORE

Draw A Bird

Started by Jean Cormier. Last reply by Barbara Cullen Apr 20, 2018. 3 Replies

One of the few birds I've ever drawn, the Cara Cara, an opportunistic sort that soars with the eagles and also dines with the vultures.   We are blessed to run across them here in south central Florida!READ MORE

Draw A Bird for the whole of Spring

Started by Sandi Vince. Last reply by Sandi Vince Apr 17, 2018. 24 Replies

 Dearest Friends and artists, I have a challenge for everyone and hope you will join me in this challenge.  There is a special story behind this challenge which I am sure you will all enjoy and perhaps it can be encouragement as well.Lets have some…READ MORE

17th April is National Bat Appreciation Day

Started by Sandi Vince Apr 17, 2018. 0 Replies

hi dear friends, It is as the heading states, NATIONAL BAT APPRECIATION DAY today. Let's try to support this fantastic day and draw , doodle paint or collage all kinds of bats except the cricket bat..lolHope to see your  fun BatsA little inspiration…READ MORE

The First Red bird I ever did

Started by Joan Elizabeth White. Last reply by Sandi Vince Apr 16, 2018. 1 Reply


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

Comment Wall


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Comment by Frank Savage on July 19, 2016 at 2:23am

My dog Henry who i swear loves being drawn and is the perfect model he will sit with any old pencil in his mouth until i take it then he scamps away and sits like that for hours! I think he was a model in another life the poser...


Comment by Frank Savage on July 19, 2016 at 2:20am

Comment by Susan Clement-Beveridge on June 13, 2016 at 2:49pm

I just recently finished this portrait of Sydney for someone - 8x8 acrylic on gallery canvas

Comment by Vikki Miles on February 3, 2016 at 2:42pm

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 3:38pm

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 4:02am

Love your cats, Merrie!

Comment by Merrie Kapron on October 26, 2015 at 3:41am

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

Comment by Susan Clement-Beveridge on July 3, 2015 at 2:12pm

Finished this 8X8 acrylic dog portrait this week

Comment by Jenny Lynn on July 3, 2015 at 2:43am

Comment by Merrie Kapron on January 26, 2015 at 2:12am

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


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