Sepia pencil pet drawing

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A beautiful, detailed, soft focus, sepia pencil pet drawing. The artwork is created entirely by hand, using pencil on heavyweight cartridge paper. Our artist uses sepia pencil to emphasise the warmth and beauty of your pet. We hope you’ll agree the end result is beautiful. Especially suited to any brown, golden, chocolate, tan or brindle dog or cat. These portraits are available with a plain background. Available in three sizes, with up to three pets, as a head only or full body portrait. The finished portrait is realistic in style. These drawings come signed and framed.

The Artist

Our professional artist Nicky lives in Cheshire. She draws every day and get withdrawal symptons when she can’t draw! She has always owned Siamese cats. Nicky loves the variety of being a pet portrait artist as every animal is completely different to draw. She works with charcoal and pastels and likes blend and create a real softness to the finished piece, which is perfect for fur. You can also use your fingers to blend which is good messy fun! She is a perfectionist with a passion for nature and animals.

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Your Order


Pay a 50% deposit per item

Special Requests

Please use this space to tell us about your pet & their personality. Let us know if you have a favourite image & whether to include or omit collar.

Portrait Text

Add pets name or dedication
(Please complete only if you’d like a name added on your portrait)


Image Choice


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Special Requests:
Please tell us your pets name & personality. Let us know here, if you do have a favourite image & whether to include or omit collar.
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What others say about Nicky

I am delighted with Jaffa’s portrait, please pass on my thanks to Nicky. My husband is overjoyed with it. View this artist

Elaine, Durham


Sepia pencils on 220 gsm heavyweight off white cartridge paper. Choose between a sepia or black and white finish


FRAMED SIZES: please note actual sizes of artwork, if ordering an unframed portrait.

Desktop size: 25 x 30cm good for 1 pet, head only. Actual artwork size 14.8 x 21cm

Small wall size: 30 x 40cm MOST POPULAR SIZE good for 1 pet, head only OR full body. Actual artwork size 21 x 29.7cm

Statement piece: 45 x 55cm good for 1 full body or multiple pets. Actual artwork size 29.7 x 42cm


Professionally mounted, taped, wired  and ready to hang on your wall. Choose from 4 frame colours. A 2cm wide, modern black wood, white wood or solid oak frame, or a slim 9mm aluminium frame. Add a pale grey or an off white acid free mount.  Desktop frames come with a stand. Choose the frame colour now or defer this decision until you view your portrait. These quality frames are made in the UK, from FSC wood. View samples


Extra Pets?

You can have two or three pets on one portrait. The cost for an extra pet is £70 and is only available as a large Statement piece 45x55cm portrait. We can combine pets from different photos to offer you the best composition.

Your Photos

Please upload or email up to 6 good quality photos to our team. Read our advice on taking pet photos here


We guarantee delivery within 3 weeks of receiving your order.

UK shipping costs £3.95. Delivery is free on orders over £150. Shipping to Europe (non UK) is £10.50 and £17.50 to the rest of the world


We guarantee likeness & quality. If you are not 100% happy with your portrait we will issue you a full refund. No questions asked. See our refund policy

  • I really appreciate all of your help. The portrait looks beautiful. He is a much-loved dog so I know it will make the perfect gift. Your quick assistance and advice has been great. I won’t hesitate to recommend your service. View this artist

    Cheri, Glasgow

  • I absolutely love it! Really does them both justice and brought a tear to my eye. We can’t wait to hang it on our wall. Please tell Laura how much we love the picture. View this artist

    Joan, South Tyneside

  • Our beloved Mortimer was sadly killed by a car. I commissioned a portrait for my boyfriend to create a wonderful memory. Margaret captured his personality beautifully – I cried when I saw it, tears for loss we feel and happiness for the memory created. The portrait has pride of place in our home. Thank you for your excellent service. View this artist

    Sonia, Banbury

  • You have managed to make me cry and I wouldn’t normally like people who did that!! Thank you sincerely for the most amazing experience. The painting is just perfect! View this artist

    Paul, London

  • The painting came today and it is amazing. It’s better than I could have hoped for and captures the nature of each dog perfectly. I will certainly recommend, the service has been excellent too. View this artist

    Moira, Cheshire

  • We were given a Christmas gift voucher to get a portrait of our beloved King Charles Cavalier ‘Binky’. Absolutely delighted, it’s a perfect likeness. Asti caught Binky’s personality absolutely spot on! We will treasure forever. Would highly recommend. View this artist

    Michelle, Newcastle

  • I am delighted with Jaffa’s portrait, please pass on my thanks to Nicky. My husband is overjoyed with it. View this artist

    Elaine, Durham

  • I absolutely love them, she has done a fantastic job and both portraits are gorgeous. I’m really looking forward to receiving them! View this artist

    Megan, Derby

  • We absolutely loved our pet portrait of our gorgeous kitty. Margaret captured her likeness perfectly & we will treasure it forever. Love how Margaret was able to capture her blue eyes & her wonky coloured paw as well. It’s perfect! Gave this to my hubby for our first wedding anniversary. View this artist

    Angela, Aberdeen

  • We were looking for a modern painting of our rescue cat Asher. Louise has captured her so perfectly and we just love the texture of our portrait. View this artist

    Steve, Glasgow

  • I commissioned a portrait of Jasper for my daughter who was distraught after losing him in dreadful circumstances. She was in tears when she saw the portrait; the likeness was incredible and Asti captured his spirit beautifully. I cannot thank Tilly and Blue enough for their exceptional customer service. View this artist

    Jean, Corbridge

  • So glad I found this website. I wanted a painting of my friend’s pet for a special birthday gift. I am astounded at how good the painting is, My friend is over the moon. First class service and very patient with me when trying to send a photo of the pet. Can’t speak highly enough of the service. View this artist

    Donna, Cumbria

  • Had trouble with another company who couldn’t get Alfie right so I cancelled. Tilly and Blue were amazing and couldn’t have done anything any better. View this artist

    Julie, Nuneaton

  • Really friendly, helpful and efficient service! Very pleased with the finished graphite portrait of our two dogs.​ View this artist

    Nikki, Warwick

  • You’ve really captured Dexters cheeky personality and adorable character. Thank you so much.

    Lisa, Manchester

  • The painting really captured my cats beautiful colouring and serene nature. It’s amazing! View this artist

    Shirelle, London

  • I am absolutely over the moon with our portrait, which we won in June! Gatsby looks super cool, thank you. View this artist

    Rachel, Newcastle

  • 5 Star service! I ordered Emily’s painting for my husband’s birthday. So impressed with the service and the painting looks exactly like our dogs. View this artist

    Susan, Gateshead

  • Great personal service and a wonderful product. Delighted with the quality of our portrait. View this artist

    Dave, Edinburgh

  • Receiving our amazing portrait, has really helped us deal with losing Honey last month. Can’t believe how lifelike it is. View this artist

    Kelly, Oxford

  • Best Christmas present ever. A portrait of my gorgeous boy! Thanks so much I LOVE it!!

    Fiona, Sunderland

  • Amazing service. Took a couple of photos and produced a likeness that is so lively and life like it brought tears to the owners eyes. I can’t praise the company and the artist enough. View this artist

    Ed, Sussex

  • Amazingly lifelike and a fitting tribute to my beloved dog, Kenji. Utterly professional and fantastic quality would recommend to anyone. View this artist

    Martin, Middlesbrough

  • You have captured the essence, soul, and heart of my two girls. Thank you from the bottom of my heart it is without doubt THE best gift I have EVER had. View the artist

    Sarah, Tynemouth

  • Great isn’t the word. I couldn’t stop crying when I saw her. Thanks for an amazing service. View this artist

    Jay, Leicester

  • You’ve captured his likeness and lively spirit far better than any photograph could. View this artist

    Mark, Yorkshire

  • The picture has just arrived safely and it is beautiful, the preview you sent didn’t do it justice. It’s exquisite! Thank you to Margaret for her amazing talent of capturing Fergus and Seamus! View this artist

    Kate, East Sussex

  • Oh my goodness, Jack’s picture arrived today. Amazing service, amazing picture, thank you doesn’t come close. View this artist

    Clare, Cumbria

  • The care taken to understand what we were looking for and their customer service were outstanding. We all absolutely adore our portrait! View this artist

    Caroline, Newcastle

  • Thank you for the beautiful watercolour of my sister’s beloved rag doll cat. It made a wonderful birthday present which my sister ‘adores’. The company took great care to ensure the best likeness. View this artist

    Tessa, Bath

  • I cried; Ruth has captured Pablo perfectly. We’re getting our new puppy pug in September and I will be coming back to you! View this artist

    Tory, Dorchester

  • Oh my lord. Absolutely perfect!! I can’t believe how true and perfect it is, thank you so so much! I’m blown away by the level of service and communication I’ve had. View this artist

    Frankie, Chesterfield

  • I got very emotional when I saw our gorgeous portrait, absolutely love it! Words can’t say thank you enough. View this artist

    Susan, Hampshire

  • I waited so long to commission a portrait of Charlie after he passed away, and searched long and hard before I found someone that could do him justice. So much better than I could ask for! View this artist

    Toni, Essex