Standard Pet Portraits

American bulldog miniature pet portrait in pencil by Julie Rhodes          pastel pet portraits drawing by Julie Rhodes labrador

All pet pencil commissions are hand drawn in pencil by Julie Rhodes on a high quality ‘Bristol board’ heavy weight surface (or Pastelmat for colour pastel drawings) Each pet portrait is then mounted, ready for you to frame.

How to commission pet portraits

Please email me at or fill in the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Let me know the size portrait you would like (if you are unsure, I can advise when I see the photos) and what type of pet you have. Also let me know if you have a special date that you’d like the portrait for such as a birthday or Christmas.

You can email photos now or send them to me later.

I am always happy to answer any questions you may have! ! Gift Vouchers are also available.

I don’t ask for any payment until the portrait is completed and you are delighted with it! I always email you a photo of your finished portrait for you to approve before asking for full payment via Pay Pal, bank transfer or cheque. You are also very welcome to collect your portrait in person from my studio in Cornwall.

Please click here for a guide to taking the best photos of your pet

Prices and Sizes:

All portraits are mounted ready to frame,

sizes below are the actual drawing, they are slightly larger when mounted.


A5 size  –  £150 (pencil only)

A4 size  –  £250 (pencil or colour)

A3 size  –  £350 (pencil or colour)

A2 size  –  £450 (pencil or colour)

Square portrait 10″x10″ –  £275 (pencil or colour)


(Pet Portraits are available in any size, and with more than one pet, please contact me for a quote)


Your photos

The all important photos of your pet – I draw all pencil and colour commissions from your photos. These can be sent to me by:

Email (

Post (Please send them via a ‘signed for’ service if they are precious or irreplaceable)

Text 07884433024

I will always reply to your message to let you know I’ve received them. Ideally 3 or 4 photos are best, but I can work from just 1, please let me know if you have a favourite photo/pose. Please send them in highest resolution/largest size you can. The better the photos the better your portrait will be!

Please click here for a guide to taking the best photos of your pet



All standard portraits are sent carefully packaged flat between protective boards, via Insured and tracked 24hr Special Delivery. They can be delivered on any day of your choice. Postage is £10 – £20 depending on the size of the portrait. Saturday delivery is an additional £5 – Sunday delivery is unavailable at the moment)


Horse pencil pet portrait          Cat pencil pet portrait by Julie Rhodes        pony pencil pastel drawing pet portrait by Julie Rhodes


boxer dog pencil drawing portrait by Julie Rhodes