About Me

I'm a free-lance Pet Artist, Cartoonist and Big UK humour comic fan My main website https://www.facebook.com/petergrayart If you would like me to draw your pet please email me at petergrayartist@gmail.com I use your photo and will draw it on High Quality The Langton watercolour A4 paper and using Faber Castell black pencil. Commissions in black and white I like to draw close ups of the pets face and body rather than drawing the whole pet. Postage and Packaging £5 It was be presented mounted. For other sizes or you want it in colour using acrylics please email me.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

About the Artist...

About the artist...

Peter Gray

Born in Surrey, I’ve enjoyed drawing all my life.  

It is in my blood, as my Dad was also an artist and professional graphic designer. We used to make up comics together and I won a few competitions with my efforts. I’m still a big British comic fan, writing a successful blog and some of my first edition comics have appeared on the BBC.

As art was my passion at school, I went onto Epsom College where I studied A level art and a BTEC in Graphic Design. This was great fun. I was using different art techniques, materials and researching both artists and styles. I then did a three year degree in Graphic Design.

Dad and I published a humorous, cartoon book called The Pilgrim Family.

I’m inspired by Rolf Harris and Tony Hart, who are great artists.

I’m often go to art galleries for inspiration.  My favourite genre is Impressionism as I like how it can capture emotion and feeling.

I teach art to people with disabilities at Bell’s Piece, Farnham, Surrey.

I started drawing animals and pets in September 2009, after many years of being a cartoonist. My animal cards and prints sold well at craft fairs and now I make my living drawing pets, trying to capture their personality, their expressive face and their character.

My pencil is ready.  Please send the best photo of your pet to my email address.

I’ll produce a drawing which will make you and others smile.

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