Art by Anthea M

About the Artist

Anthea comes from a family of artists. She has been drawing and painting from young age.


Illustrations done in a variety of mediums, for magazines, websites, books, book jackets and more

Pet Portraits

Accepting commissions for pet and horse portraits ... I am happy to work from photos and will post world wide.

Blog / News

Items of interest, specials, works in progress and much more...


A diverse range of paintings and drawings. Prints and some originals available to purchase.


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Recent News

Arabian Horse Painting – Available for Sale

Available for sale: Coloured Pencil Painting $395.00 AU + postage if required. I love painting and drawing horses. I recently completed this Coloured Pencil Painting of a beautiful Arabian. I sought to capture him ‘realistically’ so that the true nature and spirit of this wonderous creature can be seen just by looking into his face.30

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The last portrait before Christmas

These three beautiful babes belong to Niamh, a lovely lady who has asked me to do portraits of other beloved pets before… This is a prime example of how you can combine three different pets from totally different photographs into the one portrait… the colours,are lush and rich, and their gorgeous characters shine through 😄30

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Pet Portrait 2016 – Bookings now being taken…

Thank you once again to all the wonderful people who have asked me to do portraits of their beautiful pets this year 😄 It is too late now to ask for anything done before Christmas, but I can always provide Gift Vouchers 😄 I am however, taking Bookings now for 2016 😄 Pet Portrait 201630

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The Process of Combining More Than One Pet in a Portrait

People will often ask me if I can put two or more pets together in the one portrait, but they don’t have one photo of the two together where both pets are looking good… That is perfectly fine… I like to see as many photos as I can of the subjects that I will be30

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My Latest Portrait of 3 Pets

What a gorgeous little family…Mr. Freckles on the left, Boof in the middle and Garfield on the right I loved doing this portrait and their personalities!  I used Prismacolour Coloured Pencils on Colorfix Art Board and the size is approx. 16×12 inches.    

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‘Axel’ – Coloured Pencil Portrait

My recent portrait executed in coloured pencil of a gorgeous boy, Axel… a most unusally coloured Mahogany Rottie 😄. What a beautiful boy he is!  I used Polychromos coloured pencils on 300gsm 100% smooth rag and the size was 11×14 inches… I am happy that his mum, Tracey, was very pleased with the finished portrait,30

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Absolutely love it! :-) You have done the most amazing job actually can't thank you enough!


Tungsten & Karma

( Emma )

Absolutely everyone that sees Gibsons portrait asks where we got it!! You captured him PERFECTLY!! It has pride place over our bed!



( Tracy )

Thank you, this is a wonderful sketch of Josie. You have captured her attitude exactly in your sketch. That is my dog looking out from the canvas.



( Martyn )

Thank you so much Anthea. We are over the moon with picture of our big girl Jade. Love seeing it now. And just a great way to remember her by. Thanks love sarah xxxx



( Sarah )

"Thank you again Anthea I love this portrait of my babies! You truly did capture their personalities. Krees little fat "I can do no wrong face" & Sooty "I'm always up to mischief face". This is hanging proud in my home! THANK YOU AGAIN!"


Kree & Sooty

( Stephanie )

Contact me for more information and the current sizes and prices guide.