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Cats

"I absolutely love the portraits Rachel did of my beloved pets. I could not have asked for anything better. She captured their beauty perfectly. Her artwork is exceptional.

 

I also commissioned her for the black and normal jaguar. The composition she put together was exactly what I was looking for. I proudly hang all 3 of her commissioned artworks on my walls. Everyone that comes to my home comments how beautiful the paintings are. I have another pup who I will have her paint but I first have to find a way to keep her still long enough to take a good photo. When she does, Rachel will be commissioned again for her portrait. Thanks Rachel for all your work. It has and will continue to bring a smile to my face."

- Barbara Russell, USA

Zac, Toby, Coco & Springer

"Oh.My.Goodness!! I absolutely LOVE IT!! It looks amazing, thank you so much"

"The painting was here waiting for me on Monday when I got back and I've dropped it to the framers. It is brilliant thank you so much, I still can't believe I've got it and how great it looks. The guy at the framers said it's the best pet portrait he's seen - I sent him to look at your website! "

- Phillipa Underwood, UK

Pebbles, Shadow & Honey

Rachel that's just amazing, you have my babies down to a tee even the way Honey cocks her head to one side, Shadow has that lovely coy expression and Pebbles that cheeky look. To say we are both pleased is an understatement. we are ecstatic. You are brilliant and we are so proud to be hanging one of your masterpieces (and that's just what they are masterpieces) on our wall, thank you hardly seems enough, I am so pleased I could cry. I am just blown away by the painting... just blown away.

- Sandra Harle, UK

Sophie

"Thank you so much Rachel. I couldn't help but shed a tear because it felt like she was back in front of me again. You are so gifted and what you have brings joy into people's lives. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. 

 

It brings so much joy to my heart to see her. It is such an amazing job. I look forward to framing it and having her back with me in my study."

 

- Vin Menon, USA

Kitsi

"I'm in bits! It's F A B U L O U S! I'm so, so pleased, I'm so delighted you have no idea. What is the balance please, I'll pay whichever way you wish! Please let me have the details. This portrait is stunning. I think, as a family, you are all brilliant. I'm over the moon. Thanks again. xxxxxx"

 

- Diane Kitsi, UK

Scottish Wildcats

"Oh Yes!  You have out done yourself with this work. It’s better than I dreamed possible. You have made me very happy.  Thanks, Elaine."...

 

"Scottish Wildcat Madonna has arrived in it’s new home. WOW! I’m blown away by the detail in this magnificent painting. I love it! I’m very proud of this piece of art. Thank you for helping the Scottish Wildcat cause with this wonderful work. It’s a cause near and dear to my heart. I’m hoping this image you created of this iconic animal becomes the face of the crusade to save the Scottish Wildcat. Several of my friends have already said they are going to buy prints. I can’t wait to get it framed and hung."

 

- Elaine Cox, USA

Millie

"I'm blown away, just got in from work and I looked straight on my emails. You have reduced me to tears, it's amazing. I dont know what I expected but this has surpassed anything I imagined. You are one talented lady. Thank you so so much."

 

- Joanne Ball, UK

Leslie & Rory

"Omg! It's perfect, I'm at work right now and tears are running down my face. It's so beautiful. You rock girl!"

 

- Leslie Parenteau, Canada

Stud

"Oh my goodness Rachel, I have only just stopped crying after seeing this. I really am at a loss for words..... 

 

He was so handsome and you have captured him and his strength, his need to protect us, so perfectly. It is so beautiful Rachel.... Thank you - THANK YOU a thousand times over..... xxxx"

 

- Katherine Connor, Thailand

Teddy

"Wow - Teddy looks beautiful - thank you so much. If I could buy all your paintings, I would - you are brilliant, but I would be broke! Anyway, really really pleased with Teddy, it's perfect, my sister will love it."

 

- Marion Foley-Fisher , UK

Charlie

"Oh! Oh! Oh! Oh! He's gorgeous! You have him perfectly. His dear little nose is perfectly captured! Thank you so, so much. xxxx"

 

 - Diane Kitsi , UK

Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary

"Just a quick note to say I received the Elephants painting today. It really has surpassed all expectation, and we all agreed that you've managed to perfectly capture the magic of BLES, the elephant sanctuary we visited (which given my rather vague instructions for the painting is some achievement). The picture has vividly brought back the feeling of awe and privilege we felt during our first morning at the sanctuary as we sat watching the elephants enter and play in the water just a few meters in front us, giving us the perfect memento. Once again, many thanks."

 

- Chris Penn, UK

Bagheera

"OMG! Rachel, that is incredible. You (and your family) are SO talented. The detail and accuracy is amazing, down to his very last whisker. It's astounding! Words fail me!"....

 

"Bagheera's painting arrived safely today. It really is superb - my husband was taken aback when he saw it. I just adore the eyes, like perfect blue glass marbles. Can't wait to get it framed. Thank you so much."

 

- Yasmin Smith, UK

Merlin

"Thank you, that looks awesome! Merlin is so life-like and just as I remember him. The detail on the face looks spot on and I love what you've done with the background. I'm 100% happy with the painting, couldn't have imagined it better! I really appreciate the care you've gone to with this painting and I'm very glad I found you to do it! Obviously being a gift the sentimental value is also huge and I know it's going to mean a lot to my brother and his partner so thanks again for doing such a great job! " 

 

- Karin Eggar, UK

Dog Portrait

"That is GORGEOUS! It has far exceeded my expectations. I can't thank you enough! I am so anxious to see it in person."....

 

"I got it! He is gorgeous and at the framers now! Thank you again!"

 

- Melody Miller, USA

Polly

"We love it, you have captured Polly really well thanks - I can't wait to see the real thing! Thanks again, it's perfect."....

 

"I picked up Polly's portrait today and am totally thrilled with it. You have captured her so well and she's a real character, so no easy task. This will take pride of place at home as soon as it's framed."

 

- Mandy Jones, UK

Mute Swan

"It turned out beautifully, as I expected it would! Feel free to send the remaining balance invoice and I will be happy to pay right away. Thank you for your beautiful work!"

 

- Sheryl Ferrin, USA

Echo the Gecko

"That is amazing! It looks just like him! I sent it to my mam and she actually cried. I love it! Thank you so much! It's better than I could have imagined it. It's just perfect and I'm more than happy to pay for it right now :) You are the only artist I would trust to capture the memories of my pets now."

 

- Nicole Weightman, UK

African Lion

"The painting was amazing, perfect. I was very pleased with it and my boyfriend loved it. Also, thank you so much for getting it done so quickly and keeping me in touch along the way. I have already had many admirers of your work and have passed your name on.

 

Many thanks and good luck in your future work."

 

- Mhairi Mcmullon, UK

Libby

"Amazing, fabulous,wonderful - you can choose which adjective to describe the portrait because I can't! I'm absolutely thrilled, thank you so very much; Holly is going to be over the moon."...

 

"It's arrived and it's more beautiful than I had imagined. Thank you so much and I shall be recommending you to my friends!"

 

- Claire Guyer, UK

Toby

"That is absolutely wonderful. I feel overwhelmed looking at it, it is so beautiful and makes Toby look so alive. You've captured his character perfectly, I can't thank you enough. I really couldn't have imagined a more perfect painting."

 

- Bobby Fishel, UK

Princess CoCo Chanel

Oh my goodness! You just made my day! Princess CoCo is not doing well and I fear her time is coming soon. This is why I wanted this portrait. You brought happy tears to my eyes.

 

- Barbara Escontrias, USA

Molly

We received the painting yesterday, it looks even more beautiful in person! We are very happy with your painting of Molly :) We can't wait to get it framed and hung on the wall. 

 

I wouldn't trust most people to paint a portrait of my dog. Your ability to capture an animal's likeness is exceptional. You managed to capture more than just Molly's likeness. You've captured her spirit and personality. 

 

Thank you for taking the time to help us choose just the right picture. And thank you for creating something that will be far more meaningful to us than a photograph. We definitely made the right choice when we decided that you would be the artist to paint Molly's portrait. 

 

- Heather Daddio, USA

 

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