Dog Portraits

Pippa Elton’s dog and pet portraits are beautiful and lifelike – a hand drawn and painted portrait of your dog, pet, horse or loved one makes the perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas and as a treasured memorial.

You can commission your stunning portrait directly from Pippa in a few simple steps.

No Deposit to Pay
Easy Ordering
Free Tracked & Insured UK Delivery

As a wonderful surprise gift for a loved one or for your own wall, your hand painted portrait will give pleasure forever.

Black labrador dog portrait oil painting
Red Setter dog portrait in graphite pencil

Quick Guide

A brief guide to commissioning a portrait

portrait of a black labrador dog in pastel


A list of most frequently asked questions

Portrait of a spaniel dog in graphite pencil

Choosing the Photo

Advice to help you choose a reference photo

About My Dog Portraits

Retriever Dog portrait

I hope you enjoy viewing my gallery of dog and pet portraits. Almost all of the artwork shown in the gallery are commissioned portraits, alongside some self directed work that I have created when testing new materials.

My artwork has a life-like, highly detailed and painterly style that I have perfected over thirty years of working in the field of portraiture. All of my portraits are created over many hours using high quality materials in rich colours and tones to ensure a stunning likeness.

I work in pastel, graphite pencil, coloured pencil, watercolour and oils on canvas.

If you have any questions about the materials I use or whether a specific medium would be suitable for your portrait please get in touch as I’d be delighted to advise.

Your Experience is My Focus

My clients often tell me how much they’ve enjoyed the experience of commissioning a portrait. The process from initial ideas and composition to receiving the finished artwork is unique and exciting.

I’m always delighted to receive feedback from my clients and visitors so please feel free to leave me a message or review on my facebook.

You can view the ratings and reviews on my facebook page: Portraits by Pippa Elton.

Portrait of a spaniel dog in graphite pencil
Bay horse portrait in pastel
Specialist in Equestrian Art

Horse Portraits

For all my horse portraits please visit my dedicated website, to view the extensive gallery and for further information.

Other Services

painting horse demonstration by artist Pippa Elton


I’m available to paint at demonstrations in a variety of mediums and subjects for art groups in the Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire areas.

workshop art class in studio


I’m available to teach private workshops for art groups and education centres. Up-coming workshops at my own studio will also be listed here.

painting art class in studio


As a qualified tutor with 17 years experience teaching I offer private art tuition at my studio for all abilities from beginners to master classes.

Inside The Dog Portraits Studio

Portrait of a spaniel dog in pastel

As an art tutor I am delighted to share my techniques and working practice and aim to regularly update the tutorial section of my website with ‘how to’ demonstrations and articles on subjects such as pastel portraits, drawing fur and oil painting techniques.

Please feel free to get in touch to let me know if there are is any particular aspect of studio life or painting practice that you’d be interested in seeing and hearing about. You can also see new artwork and keep up to date with my news on my facebook page.

Getting in Touch

Horse & Hound Gallery
95B Main Street
South Yorkshire
S66 2SE

01709 927864