Watch this Beautiful Sunny Dog Painting in a 6-Minute Video

Pet Portrait Time Lapse Painting

Oliver's Sunny Dog Painting: 2 Days in 6 Minutes

This beautiful golden dog was a perfect sun-drenched subject for a dog painting that went on to become a beloved Christmas gift.

In the reference photo, I loved how the greens of the water contrasted Oliver’s warm golden fur, but I didn’t like how other elements in the background broke up his silhouette. For the painting, I kept the green but simplified it down to just a hint of water, and let Oliver be the star of the piece.

This video shows the painting process start to finish!

Oliver is now hanging out with lots of other pet paintings online in my Pet Portrait Gallery, and with his owner and real self offline in Nanaimo, Canada.

The Results

Dog Portrait painting

If you’re interested in getting a pet portrait of your own, check out my commissions page for more information.

For lots of works-in-progress, follow on Facebook or sign up to my Newsletter below!

Thanks for watching 🙂

Zann Hemphill

Zann Hemphill

Zann Hemphill is a practising pet portrait artist, writer, and video producer.

All Posts

get News

golden retriever dog memorial
custom cat portrait art
Pet Portrait art of a dog and kitten by Zann Hemphill

Pet Portrait Inquiries

Join my pet painting newsletter!

Get new tutorials, videos, and portraits fresh from the studio. Enjoy :)