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PSA: Father’s Day is THIS Sunday! || Order a Custom Drawing for Dad

Dad’s are special guys and deserve a custom gift just as unique as they are! Whether you want to give dad a drawing of his marvelous children, his beloved wife, or his favorite pet (we all have one!) – a personalized drawing is the perfect present. **The studio goes on maternity leave in July! Order […]

Pet Portraits in 5 Easy Steps || Studio Closed in July and Already Booked Through August!

**Studio is closed in July and the post-July queue is filling fast! Order TODAY!** Pick the drawing size you want! Check out the size chart HERE to decide what size you want to order and if you want the pet portrait in color or black and white. EMAIL ME a photo of the pet you want […]

Want to be artsy and color TODAY? || Printable Coloring Pages

For anyone who loves to be artsy and color! NEW! Downloadable coloring pages! These fine art drawings have been converted to coloring pages that you can print at home, color, and share! They also make a beautiful and unique gift! (Psst, order and print a bunch then staple them together to create a fun homemade coloring […]

Summer Time is Coloring Time!

Stop what you’re doing and go color! No really, coloring is good for you!  Check out the Pet Lovers Coloring Book! Featuring all hand-drawn grayscale dogs and cats. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should whip out that coloring book: DE-STRESS – Studies show that stress can have an adverse effect on your physical […]

Booking Portraits for September || Maternity Leave in July and Studio Queue Filling FAST!

The studio is going on Maternity Leave in July and the custom drawing queue is already filling fast! I’m putting aside time to focus on this truly unique creation that my body is currently working on. But as a business owner and local fine artist, I’m eagerly lining up the next custom pencil drawings for my […]

3 Reasons Why You Should be Coloring Right Now! || Pet Lovers Coloring Book

Stop what you’re doing and go color! No really, coloring is actually good for you! Here are the top 3 reasons why you should whip out that coloring book: DE-STRESS – Studies show that stress can have an adverse effect on your physical wellbeing. Coloring can help you de-stress and stay healthy physically and mentally. […]

What do I do to unwind between commissions?? || Check out my new sketch!

Sometimes I need to let loose before starting the next custom portrait commission. When I create personalized pencil drawings, proportions and composition all need to be precise. Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE to create customized art and provide cherished mementos that my customers will enjoy for years to come. But after hours of sitting […]

PSA: Studio will Go on Maternity Leave in July || Order Your Custom Art TODAY!

Public Service Announcement: This little thumb-sucker is due to arrive early to mid July. If you want a custom pencil drawing, place your order ASAP! You send a photo and I do the rest. See portrait sizes and prices HERE. This work by Artistry By Lisa Marie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 […]

Throw Back Thursday || Years of Studying and Practice!

  This Throw Back Thursday image shows years of diligently studying the drawing techniques of the old Renaissance masters and tons of practice!  Creating beautiful custom pencil portraits is all about hard work and determination! Practicing with different types of pencils, papers, and drawing techniques to develop fine art portraits for pet lovers. Today I create […]

Why Pet Portraits Beat Peanut Butter!

They Last longer – Sure peanut butter has a long shelf life, but pet portraits withstand the test of time! They are Less Calories – No doubt about it, you can enjoy pet portraits without adding anything extra to your waistline. They are Not as Sticky – You can hand a pet portrait on your […]