Every once in a while I get asked to do a pet portrait. I always feel like it’s a win-win situation: I get to do a painting (and get paid), and someone else gets a memorial to their beloved pet.
This is Juniper. He passed away recently, and a kind friend of the family commissioned this piece.
As a life-long pet lover and former dog owner, I have to say that this seemed like a really lovely gesture to me.