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 PET & WILDLIFE PORTRAIT ARTIST 

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I splurged and ordered a pet portrait from Shannon, who was recommended to me. Let me tell you, this girl is AMAZING! Literally encapsulated our fur baby PERFECTLY. Worth EVERY penny! It’s all hand done…the detail is amazing. Shannon is the best!

- Stephanie, Chicago, IL -

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CUSTOM PET PORTRAITS

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dogs

Black Lab Pet Portrait
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cats

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BIRDS

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farm

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wildlife

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Hi - I'm Shannon! I'm an Illinois based,  colored pencil and pastel artist, specializing in creating realistic pet and wildlife portraits that memorialize your fur-babies forever.
 

I have 7 pets myself - 3 dogs, 3 cats, and a chinchilla - so I know how important our pets are to us. Being able to cherish a portrait of them is a gift that cannot be matched. 
 

The reactions I get from happy fur moms and dads are the best part of my job. Being able to create a lasting memory of a beloved pet is such a rewarding job, and I would love to create one for you, too!

JOIN HUNDREDS OF HAPPY CUSTOMERS

HALLIE

Shannon did a portrait of our sweet boy, Balto, here a couple of months ago. I had found her on a Facebook group that we were both apart of, and I am so incredibly thankful that I did. She communicated beautifully, and completed my order super quick. Other than her amazing customer service.... her talent is beyond words. She drew me a portrait that truly captures my boy in what feels like real-life form. I could have never imagined a better outcome. It is an incredible portrait. I would trust her to do a piece of any of my animals. It is something that I will absolutely cherish forever and I feel so blessed to have such a wonderful portrait to remind me of my boy for the rest of my life. I cannot recommend Ruff Sketchings enough.

LAURA

Shannon is sooo great at what she does, it’s absolutely crazy. She is so timely & so sweet & is willing to bring your vision/picture to life!! Great prices for the detail & quality you get!

MELISSA

Shannon done an amazing job capturing the spirit of our beloved Bandit that we lost December 31. We were so heartbroken and struggling to come to terms with losing him, when I came upon Shannon. Her work thoroughly entranced me and I was in awe of her talent. I knew she would be the artist to bring our baby to life through art and I was absolutely right! We rescue animals and have many babies that we will be entrusting her with for each of their portraits. Thank you so much for helping to ease even just a little of the heartache we are going through, it means so much to us!!

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OTHER PRODUCTS

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prints

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original WORK

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STATIONERY

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digital products

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CHARITIES & RESCUES i work with

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