WOOF! Thank you for visiting i heart dogs studio, the home of pet portraits lovingly painted by me, Christine Humphries Throckmorton. Since 2007, I have created custom pet portraits, prints, cards, and more, all featuring lovable canines (and the occasional feline). Scroll down, take a look around, click away. You'll see a wide variety of pet portraits, and get to know a bit about the girl behind the canvas.
PLEASE NOTE: Now that I have a toddler, I am no longer accepting commissions. For now, I am shelving the paintbrushes and just enjoying being MOM. I have a variety of original paintings, prints, and cards available in my shop, however, and there is a lot of dog art to peruse in the pages of this here blog. Enjoy.
“I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings
they can show me in the world.” ~ Samuel Johnson
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
It was a bit of a rush to finish the last few paintings prior to Christmas. But I did it. As for the four remaining partially-done canvases I have, I plan to finish them soon, but leisurely. I'd like to complete one during my (gloriously long) holiday break, and tackle the other three here-and-there during my lunch breaks at work and/or during my daughter's naps. And when they are all completed, I plan to make a photo book commemorating seven years, 133 pet portraits, and this blog. Feelin' good!