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    Portraits

    Has anyone had formal portraits of thier pets done? Paintings or pics... either.. was just wondering and if so,, how much did it set you back? I was wanting to do my girl Lucy.... this is a pic of her taken yesterday.
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    Amy(wolfQ) did this for me as a present from Kay(Kfamr) She does such a good job. Here's her website with prices: http://www.geocities.com/wolf_q/information.html

    She really is great at it!

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    I haven't gotten it done yet but I'd really like to. I just haven't been able to find anyplace that does one that's actually worth the money.


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    I know a lady on another board that did one of shadow for free(practice) she practices on the dogs from that board but I dont know if she goes their anymore after a little squabble with another member.. I asked her to do this of shadow for my dad birthday, its much much better in real life, my dad has it framed on his wall, and she had a print hanging in a coffee shop, it was the first one sold, a man from new york has the print.
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    Amy does a wonderful job! I'd say definitely worth the money.

    Shayna that portrait is great too.

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    Amy did the both of these. They're hanging on my bedroom wall.

    She did this one for her art class portfolio I believe..

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    Thank you for all your replies,,, I will definatly investigate the ideas and site!!!!!

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    W W ! Amy is an amazing artist!

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    Sadie & Rita (Forever in Our Hearts) (the Labbies)

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    Yes to both.

    A couple of years ago we had professional pics taken of Angus & Roxey (this was before we had Huney)
    Angus:

    Roxey:

    And one of the both of them:


    And then I had Amy (wolf_q) do a cartoon of the both of them (she does awesome work, I would highly recommend her):

    Huney, Bon & Simba-missed so very much
    Remembering all the Rainbow Bridge Pets

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    Those are great!
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    Wow your Lucy is just beautiful!

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