Pet Portaits by Sian Keegan

I’ve been so excited about this month’s theme (Family + Pets) because it gives me a chance to shamelessly indulge in my love of animals. Aside from photos on my fridge, I’ve never really kept portraits or photographs around my house. I have artwork on my walls, but I tend to keep photographs of friends and family displayed on the fridge or in printed photo albums. The one exception I make is for my cat. I’ve been thinking of having a cool modern portrait of Turk done (nothing huge, just something small and cute) for a long time, and I feel like these new custom watercolor pet portraits by Sian Keegan are right up my alley.

Sweet, simple and colorful, each of Sian’s pet portraits measures 7 x 9 inches in size and is painted on 140 lb. acid-free cold press paper. I love how she’s captured the expressions of the pets above — they feel warm but also unique to those pets. What I love most about them is that they give you a chance to celebrate an important family member in a bigger way. Whether you’re commemorating a new pet, a new home or remembering a sweet pet that’s passed, these portraits are a great way to celebrate the fuzzy friends that make our houses feel like homes. Click here to check out Sian’s custom portraits online. Prices range from $100 for pets alone and $250 for family portraits to $175–$250 for custom 3D pet portraits. xo, grace

  1. Vanessa D says:

    Oooh woow!! love those illustrations!

  2. I would totally do this! It would make a great gift, too.

    xo green gable

  3. Sarah says:

    Toronto has Tami Noa Levy for this…

    1. Grace Bonney says:


      those are so cute!! :)


  4. corrie anne says:

    These are beautiful! I would love them of my dogs. Love this month’s theme!!!!

  5. Summer says:

    Oop…just noticed a typo. :) The last paragraph states that these are “…printed on 140 lb….” and should be “…painted on 140 lb….” I was at first confused as I thought that they were reproductions (since “print” is often used for the reproduction of a painting), but they are original paintings…and lovely! (as an aside, I wish “print” was reserved for photography print, digital art print, or hand-pulled print rather than reproductions of paintings…which should be called reproductions! It gets so confusing.)

    1. Grace Bonney says:

      sorry about that summer- i fixed the wording :)


  6. Amy says:

    This is such a cool idea! I’ve always wanted to get one of custom felt figurines that you can get on etsy, but these looks great as well :D

  7. Holly says:

    Absolutely amazing!

  8. Charlotte says:

    These are adorable. I do pet portraits, too, but I really like how simple these ones are! At the risk of looking like a shameless self promoter, mine are here:

  9. Amy says:

    I love the pet portraits by Kirsten Reed, an artist based out of Maine. She uses recycled tin and enamel.

  10. Amelie says:

    recently got a portrait done by this pencil artist


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