Bull Dog and Cow Pet Portraits

Welcome to my latest two bull dog and cow pet portraits. They are two separate portraits for the same client which I completed in December of last year. I have alternated photos of each drawing below, so that you can see different angles as you scroll through the post!

Bull Dog Pet Portraits
Bull Dog Pet Portraits

Ushi the bull dog was drawn first at 10 x 8 size and I absolutely enjoyed drawing her. She was a joy to portray, especially her beautiful soulful eye. Such a dynamic pose too.

Cow Pet Portraits
Cow Pet Portraits

Once completed I then moved into drawing three calves and one adult cow on an 18 x 14 sized piece of paper. As you can see above the mama cow is at the top drawn full body wandering along in grass overlooking her three baby calves.

Bull Dog Portraits
Bull Dog Portraits

The portraits I have drawn will be sent to my client in Switzerland and will be included in her book ‘A Heart for Baby’. I will be drawing each of the animals names separately before sending them in the New Year so the graphic designer can add the names and design the page accordingly. I am very much looking forward to seeing the finished product and reading it too of course!

Cow Portraits
Cow Portraits

Bull Dog and Cow Pet Portraits Testimonials

My client Diana sent two beautiful emails which you can read below. I hope that you enjoy viewing the portraits and reading the testimonials too! If you have any animal you would like me to portray, as I can draw all animals, please do drop me a line from my website at any time. Contact Melanie Pet Portraits. You might have seen my most recent portrait of Piggy, a lovely cuddly toy drawing commissioned as a gift for Christmas.

Bull Dog and Cow Pet Portraits
Bull Dog and Cow Pet Portraits

Hi Melanie!
I am speechless!!! Your portrait of Ushi is absolutely magnificent! I think your rendering of Ushi is lovelier than the photograph. It has more depth and character than the professional photo. How ever did I  have the luck to find you!

You are very talented my dear and I’m afraid one day you will be inundated with commissions when the book is released to the masses! But what you’ve been able to capture on the canvas is worth so much more to me than money… you were able to capture Ushi’s sweetness and her “old soul” which was the the underlining characteristic which set Ushi apart from the other pups. That is what you saw in her eyes and so brilliantly rendered on paper. I can hardly wait for the cows….

All my love,
Diana

Pet Portraits
Pet Portraits

Hi Melanie!
Receiving your lovely e-mail was one of the best Christmas surprises today! The portraits of the cows brought tears to my eyes! They are so beautiful!!! When I look at them, it’s as if they are still with me…and that is your great talent of being able to capture the “soul” of every animal you draw. The reader will now be able to connect to the cows in a way that is not possible with words. Thank you so much Melanie for your amazing contribution to the book! 
Your friend,
Diana

Bull Dog and Cow Pet Portraits
Bull Dog and Cow Pet Portraits
Bull Dog Pet Portraits
Bull Dog Pet Portraits

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