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Pet Portraits in Oils

Are you looking to commission your pet portraits in oils?

pet portraits in oils

Dogs are family, I should know I have 2 dogs and 2 children. My husband and I set up Dog Artists over 10 years ago and our team of dog artists have painted hundreds and hundreds of pet portraits in oils for special occasions, christmas and birthday gifts, for posterity and dog memorial portraits and our special dogs in uniform portraits for fun and for something a bit special and unique.

pet portraits in oils

Dog Artists is a small online art studio that specialises in pet portraits in oils, we only paint dog portraits and we only paint them in oils. We are a small group of 8 pet artists and we can paint your pets in a realist style like the painting above. Notice the fine detail in the painting, this one is one of my favourites.

You could have your pet portrait painted with a studio background

pet portraits in oils

What do we mean by having your pet portrait painted with a studio background?

Just that. Your pet artist will hand paint your pet portrait with a simple complementary background that will enhance your dog’s portrait. This is perfect if you don’t like the background in the photo that you’ve emailed us and just want something special.

How about a hyper realist pet portrait in oils?

hyper realist dog portrait

You would be forgiven if you thought this fantastic pet portrait of Pickels was a photo but no this is a hyper realist pet portrait painted in oils. Every detail in the photo was painstakingly painted. Obviously, the perfect choice of dog portrait style if you love the dog photo that you’ve provided us.

A block colour pet portrait in oils

pet portraits in oils

Perhaps you would prefer to have a more vibrant background like this Husky portrait!

However if you’re looking for something truly unique take a look at our dogs in uniform paintings paintings….

Dogs in Clothes and Period Dress Portraits (Anthropomorphic art)

Would you like a custom pet portrait of your dogs painted in suit or uniform?

dog with human body painting

The thought behind anthropomorphic dog art is that when painted properly so the dog portrait looks natural, the portrait shows your dog now taking on human characteristics. What’s great about commissioning your own bespoke dog portrait with Dog Artists is that you can choose the attire you want your dog painted in to suit his or her personality and character.

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anthropomorphic pet art

“These are so fantastic i can’t take it!!!”  Ms M. Goldstein, May 2018


dogs in uniform painting

Above are a couple of pet portraits in oils painted in uniform, period dress and suits.

If you love the idea of Anthropomorphic art and would love to have your dog painted in a suit, period dress, or uniform please get in touch. Please email: or call us on +44 (0)20 8354 1818.  We are based in London and we deliver worldwide too.


What do you need to do?

For all of our pet portraits in oils it doesn’t matter if it’s a dog in uniform painting that you’re after or a classic custom dog portrait, we first need a photo from you on which to base your painting on. We need to know the size you’d like and also what type of background you’d like.

dogs in uniform Poncelet Style Dog Portraits

Simply email: a photo of your dogs with an idea of size and we’ll get back to you with a quote and some ideas. If you have seen a particular style of painting that you love from the portfolio please let us know and we’ll get the same dog artist to paint your dog’s portrait.

Have a question?

We’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment below or email:


About DogArtists

Dog Artists was founded in 2007 and is run by 8 pet artists specialising solely in dogs. Based in London UK, we deliver world-wide and paint beautiful dog portraits based on your photos.

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