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Rosella Bird Parrot Pet Portrait Oil Painting


"Samantha"
10x8 inches / oil on panel
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Always such a delight to paint, here’s another of Carol’s beautiful Rosella Parrots, Samantha. The only thing I enjoy more than painting these colorful birds is hearing about all their lively antics as their personalities are nearly as vibrant as their plumage!



WESTIE CHRISTMAS CARDS SANTA HAT WITH BELLS

"Patience"
Published from an Original Oil Painting by JEANNE ILLENYE
$25/ set 10 cards/envelopes
Inside:
Wishing You Blessings and Joy!
Merry Christmas!
Who can resist this darling little face waiting so patiently for Santa to arrive?  Decked out in an old fashioned Santa cap of soft red velvet, trimmed in fur, bells and holly, this adorable Westie pup awaits the arrival of Santa Claus!  To purchase email jeanneillenye@sbcglobal.net



Darling Daisy Mae Amidst the Diasies Cocker Spaniel Dog Portrait in Oils

"Darling Daisy Mae Amidst the Diasies"
14x18 inches / oil on panel
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A beautiful Cocker Spaniel, Daisy Mae is even more adorable resting amidst the Daisies as if she'd been playing and just plopped down right on top of the flowers.  It was actually Daisy Mae's mom who suggested adding the Daisies, and I was absolutely delighted!   It was a joy painting her long, luxurious whiet fur as well as the rich shades of brown, particularly where it's wavy on her ears and forehead.  Quite a beauty and a charmer!

Suki cozy kitty catnap pet portrait in oil

"Suki"
7x5 inches / oil on panel
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I'm tempted to entitle this portrait "Catnap". Darling Suki lives with Comet, shown below. Being a cat lover myself and having three at the moment, I am quite familiar with the charm of seeing a kitty snuggled up in a cozy ball, and they find the most adorable places to nap.  So it was especially fun painting Suki curled up and Comet with his big, excited eyes. just as we see our own cats so often.
A portion of proceeds donated to the Seattle Humane Society.

Silver Gray Cat named Comet

"Comet"
7x5 inches oil on panel
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An exquisitely beautiful cat, Comet's coat is thick and shimmers with tones of silver in the light. These smaller 5x7 in. sized pet portraits are really great as head and shoulders paintings, and small enough to be wonderful for giftgiving.  Remember, I do get quite booked prior to the holidays so order your custom pet portrait today!
A portion of proceeds donated to the Seattle Humane Society.

Harry Harrington spunky white Westie playing in the wet sand on Long Beach

Harry Harrington
HRH Prince of Long Beach
18x24 inches / oil on panel
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Introducing Harry Harrington a.k.a. HRH Prince of Long Beach. Harry is a regal pup who always brings a smile to everyone he meets...and he’s met a lot of folks during his travels from New York to Boston to San Francisco to Florida. He’s not only traveled more than most Westies, but has become quite the socialite meeting an endless list of celebrities as well. Here in this larger oil portrait painted nearly lifesize, I tried to capture his personality while Harry enjoyed a particularly fun day at the shore! Don’t you just love his little footprints and claw marks in the cool, wet sand? A cheerful painting to commemorate a special day.

Honeymooners in Crystal Palace - Pair of Zebra Finches in Crystal Chandelier bird pet portrait oil painting

Honeymooners in Crystal Palace
12x12 inches / oil on panel
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You’ll no doubt recall some other bird portraits I’ve painted, all of which are for one client who delights in their exquisite plumage, beautiful song and sweet, or sometimes in the case of her Parrots, entertaining dispositions -- seems her girls are always up to something! However, these two darling little Zebra Finches have such sweet dispositions which I really tried to capture in this intricate portrait of the happy couple nestling together in an exquisite crystal chandelier. The whimsical title came to me while I painted, as is often the case.


Society Finch Josephine Sitting on Wicker Egg Shaped Nest oil painting bird portrait

Josephine
7x5 inches / oil on panel
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Here’s is another of my client’s precious girls, a sweet little Society Finch. Josephine is sitting pretty in her egg shaped wicker nest lined with scraps of newspaper and other odds and ends she’s gathered. Isn't she just adorable peering from her cozy abode?  I could almost reach out and touch her! Scroll down to see the painting alongside the image provided for reference.

cat portrait of Tilly in the garden

Tilly
7x5 inches / oil on panel
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Tilly is strikingly beautiful with her vibrant green eyes, exquisite silhouette and soft, mottled fur. This portrait, like so many that are painted in memoriam of a beloved furred family member, is particularly special as my client commissioned this the day after losing her precious little Tilly. It was as if my painting contributed to the healing process from such an unexpected heartbreak. You’ll see a tiny little bee in the painting which was a special request; presumably Tilly enjoyed chasing them in the garden!
10% donated to the ASPCA

Stunning White Japanese Spitz named DAISY Custom Dog Portrait Oil Painting

Daisy
14x11 inches / oil on panel
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No matter how many pet portraits I paint, when first viewing my clients' photos, I'm always in awe of the beautiful creatures with whom we are privileged to share this Earth.  Here, this white snowball of fluff, Daisy, is absolutely irresistible . . . just wish I could snuggle kisses in that thick white fur! 
A little postscript...
I just love receiving photos from my clients when they frame and display their paintings, but I've never received one with the model in the pic!  Isn't Daisy just amazingly beautiful...and she's even sitting on the very same rug!  I'm so glad she gave me a "Paws up!" :o) 

Sitting Pretty in a French Shop - Pair of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Oil Painting Custom Dog Portraits

Tucker and Jilly
"Sitting Pretty in a French Shop"
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Two beautiful Cavalier King Charles Spaniels sit contentedly in my client's gorgeous French shop in Colonial Williamsburg. Her shop is chock full of blue and white porcelain, oil paintings, and sumptuous furnishings including the beautiful velvet tufted ottoman and silk striped French chairs painted a soft, warm white with gilded fleur-de-lis open backs. I just love the deep cranberry pink walls to set off the pine fireplace mantle. Although I'm an 18th century American colonial style gal, I have always loved French style furnishings and interior design in general, so for me this painting was as much an interior scape as it was a pet portrait. Aren't Tucker and Jilly precious just sitting pretty? Be sure to scroll down a few posts to see their sister, Molly.The following image shows the scale of the painting being a true miniature portrait.

taste testing, meeting Teddy, sitting pretty

taste testing, meeting Teddy, sitting pretty

...and one of my beautiful boys

...and one of my beautiful boys

and here are my big boys

and here are my big boys

...and our other big boy

...and our other big boy

my constant companion in the garden whom we lost to cancer this past spring

my constant companion in the garden whom we lost to cancer this past spring