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: 158
Latest Activity: Sep 24


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 Richard Giordano. Last reply by Richard Giordano Aug 28. 2 Replies

I did this for one of my co-workers and she was amazed as how this came out (even me, as this was my first pet portrait. I think it is more as realism than anything.Enjoy!!…READ MORE


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


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Comment by Tina Rich on June 18, 2014 at 7:10pm

Comment by mkflood on April 8, 2014 at 7:48am
Comment by mkflood on April 8, 2014 at 7:48am
Comment by Betty Popp on April 5, 2014 at 12:20am

Here is the first attempt of my pug

Comment by Ange Clow on March 15, 2014 at 4:37pm

Here are our two goldens--Duffy who passed away at the age of 10 on New Year's Day and Cody our 7 year old.

Comment by Diana Colt on August 24, 2013 at 4:07pm

I have yet to do any pet art but I want to so I joined so I can peek around  at what you amazing artists are doing

Comment by sarah maria du toit on August 8, 2013 at 3:40pm

thanks for the invite to the group!! <3

Comment by Anu Paradkar on July 12, 2013 at 3:28am

Comment by Stefan Tornquist on June 21, 2013 at 8:48am


Scratched on glass with small grinder, black card behind to show scratches.

180mm x 120mm

Comment by Bea on May 17, 2013 at 2:30am

this is my first comment here! ok so anyway..... this is a drawing of one of my turtles bungi......


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