Hi, I'm Marguerite Abbott and I love to paint pet portraits.
After painting for some years on the Gold Coast in various tutored studios, mainly in still life, I have now found my niche in painting animals.
Because of my love of dogs, I did a stint of dog minding and always had my camera out. I then couldn't wait to get them on canvas where they took on a life of their own whilst I painted.
I have a gorgeous little Moodle being a rescue dog so would love to give a percentage to the rescue centre for the great work they do.
My influences have been the Impressionist artists of Europe and now I have found my own style being described mainly as soft, smooth and blended. I paint in oil which has a depth, richness and integrity.
I would love to paint your precious pet from a favourite photograph, otherwise I can take one myself provided you are in the Gold Coast to Brisbane ...read more