I have just received the pastel portrait of our Ellie which you have kindly done for us…The true to life likeness is fantastic. Ellie was so dear to us and you have brought a ray of sunshine back into our home.

Peter & Wendy





It is absolutely amazing. I can not believe what a likeness you have captured! I am off to have it framed to match Ruby's picture ready for the big birthday surprise!!

Sarah





I received your portrait today of my friends dog Poppy. It arrived exactly when you said it would and I am absolutely thrilled to bits. It is wonderful, thank you so much. My friend will be overwhelmed when she sees it on her Wedding Day, I only wish that you could see her face. Thank you so much for delivering what I expected and so much more, I couldn't be more delighted.

Anna (Lindfield, Haywards Heath)



Pet Portraits


Julie Palmer (B.A. Hons) has been commissioned by T.V. and customers from both here and abroad to create portraits of their beloved pets. Working from photographs supplied by the customer, portraits can usually be created within 3 to 4 weeks of ordering and then dispatched to the Brighton area by insured delivery. Should you not be fully satisfied with the outcome, Julie offers a 100% money back guarantee. She lives in Chichester, West Sussex.



I have just received the pastel portrait of our Ellie which you have kindly done for us…The true to life likeness is fantastic. Ellie was so dear to us and you have brought a ray of sunshine back into our home.

Peter & Wendy



Julie Palmer

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Beautiful Rottweiler Dog Portrait

Dog Portraits

All my dog portraits are painted in pastels, a media that famous artists such as Degas have used to create remarkably animated portraits. I love this media because it allows me to capture fine details and create movement within the work. Dog portrait sizes begin at 12” by 9” (as head and shoulders works) and can be as large as 24” by 18” for full body studies or group portraits. You can view more of my dog paintings by following this link.




Portrait of two tabby cats

Cat Portraits

As with all my works, I use pastels when creating my portraits, and I find this media works especially well for capturing the details found in the cat’s hairs and eyes. For portrait size, cats usually work best at 12” by 9” for head and shoulder works and 16” by 12” (or 18” by 14”) if a full body portrait would be preferred. You can see more examples of my cat portraits here, including group works and ones with scenic backgrounds.





3 Horses

Horse Portraits

Like my other portrait commissions, I work on horse portraits from photos sent in by the owner. Sometimes the customer will indicate a preferred one for me to work on, and I can advise whether this will be possible. In this example, I created the work by piecing together several reference photos of the different horses and then arranged them together in the one portrait. Follow this link to see more examples of my past horse commissions.



I received your portrait today of my friends dog Poppy. It arrived exactly when you said it would and I am absolutely thrilled to bits. It is wonderful, thank you so much. My friend will be overwhelmed when she sees it on her Wedding Day, I only wish that you could see her face. Thank you so much for delivering what I expected and so much more, I couldn't be more delighted.

Anna (Lindfield, Haywards Heath)



Julie at work on a dog portrait

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