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Pencil Portraits Blog

As I add new pages to the site, they will be listed below, so that on your next visit you won't miss them.

From time to time, I will add special messages on this page, for example any awards I win, exhibitions where you can see my work, and general ramblings about life as a pencil portrait artist.

Pencil portrait prices

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Check my pet pencil portrait prices - both graphite and coloured pencil .

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Pet Memorial Portraits - Artful Tributes to Beloved Pets

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Pet memorial portraits are more than art; they're loving tributes that preserve the memory and spirit of cherished pets in our hearts forever.

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Get Your Custom Chicken Portrait in Vibrant Colored Pencil!

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Commission a unique colored pencil chicken portrait to capture the beauty of your feathered friend. Personalized art at its finest!

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Pet and owner portraits capture that special moment, in a drawing

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I offer pet and owner portraits in graphite pencil that capture that special bond between the pet and a family member.

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Looking for a pet portrait artist that is right for you?

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Looking for a pet portrait artist? Tips to help you choose.

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Check my custom dog portraits gallery before commissioning a drawing

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A gallery showing some of the custom dog portraits that I have been commissioned to draw in coloured pencil and graphite, and how to book yours

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How to photograph pets for a drawing reference

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How to photograph pets to give to a pet portrait artist as reference material for your commission

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Cat pet portraits

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A gallery of cat pet portraits and the stories behind them

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The pencil portrait drawing process

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The pencil portrait drawing process step by step - see how a drawing takes shape with step by step photographs

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Graphite Dog portrait - Jack Russell Terrier

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The story of a dog portrait in pencil - Mitsy the Jack Russell Terrier

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A dog pencil drawing - the story of a commissioned pet portrait

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A commissioned dog pencil drawing from start to finish. I share my thought process and show photos along the way

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Bird prints for sale

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A selection of limited edition bird prints for sale from the artist Carol Leather. Originals drawn in coloured pencil.

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About Me - Carol Leather

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Carol Leather - the story of how I became a pet and wildlife artist here in the UK.

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Pencil portraits for you by the artist Carol Leather

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Pencil portraits of pets and wildlife by Carol Leather

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Wildlife drawings Gallery

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Wildlife Drawings Gallery - graphite and coloured pencil.

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