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Pet Portrait

 Pet Portrait by ShawnaLee!

Did you know that photography flattens the images you see?  More than what any photograph can depict, a trained artist like ShawnaLee can bring refreshed life to a hand drawn portrait— giving you a more lifelike keepsake to honor that special relationship that you share with your pet.  Each portrait is completely hand drawn by ShawnaLee in the tradition of the masters of yesteryear.  More than what any photo can depict, a hand drawn portrait by a trained artist can help bring the subjects heart and soul to life!

A single subject, hand drawn Pet Portrait:

11×14″ $325 + tax

Graphite or Charcoal.  50% more for each additional subject.  20% more for added color to  Charcoal only.

Email photos to: [email protected]; Deposit of $100 in cash, check, or venmo to @andrew-kwashnak.   Balance due upon pick up.

Your portrait comes with a complimentary neutral mat in a protective sleeve and a Certificate of Authenticity.

Pet Portrait in OILS ~ Artist’s Sunday (11/28/21) Offer!

Artists Sunday*, 11/28/21  ONLY:

 “Happy-Cat Impressions”

Oil Sketches of your Pet!


 8×10″ $300 + tax ($400 value)


Each impressionistic Oil painting will be created on linen mounted onto hardboard.  Additional pets each $200 and the size of the painting increases as needed.  Deadline Midnight 11/28/21.  Gift Certificates are available.
To capture this special Artist’s Sunday event Offer:
  1. Email your pet’s photo to [email protected] ON Sunday, November 28th, 2021 before Midnight.
  2. send $50 deposit (cash, check or venmo: ) to ShawnaLee. (please email for address)
*Artists Sunday is a nationwide art-shopping event taking place with professional artists, non-profit art organizations and municipalities across the country. Participants include hundreds of local communities, including arts agencies, cities, counties, state agencies, chambers of commerce, and organizations and thousands of individual artists.
Thank you!


Meet the Artist & Pet Portrait Demonstration

Meet Connecticut’s Pet Portraitist, ShawnaLee, and see a demonstration of a pet’s portrait created!

Thursday September 2nd 2021 from 10-12noon via Zoom! Sign up here!

Meet Pet Portraitist, ShawnaLee, See examples of works from her art studio and watch a Pet Portrait demonstration!

Have you ever wondered what goes into the creation of a Pet Portrait? Have you ever watched an artist work? Do you know what to look for in a good portrait artist? This is your chance to find out!

PET Subject Needed!!!

Will YOUR Pet be the demonstration? Please send a good quality photo of your Pet to: [email protected] with subject line “Pet pic for Demo – Pet’s name & breed” . If your Pet is selected, you will receive a FREE digital photo of the artwork to print or share on your social media!

Interested in a Pet Portrait? Your $10 ticket fee will go towards your portrait!


Zoom ~ a private invitation to join will be sent to all registered guests Three hours before the start of the event. Please sign up early as Eventbrite sometimes takes a few minutes to send you your ticket.

Please download Zoom prior to the secure demonstration meeting.

I look forward to sharing the joy of pet portraiture with you!

Interested in a Pet portrait? Private or small group art lessons?

[email protected] or [email protected]

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Portraits by ShawnaLee at Arts Walk Woodbury

Come visit Portraits by ShawnaLee’s Art booth during the  Arts Alliance of Woodbury’s August ART WALK!

Thursday August 19th from 5-8pm

Main Street Woodbury CT ; ShawnaLee will be in front of the cemetary near St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

 The Arts Walk is a Post Covid Renaissance to bring us out of the isolation of the past year. Artists, including Portraits by ShawnaLee, will come together to display art, perform music, read  poetry, dance or just come out for inspiration.

Portraits by ShawnaLee will have recent works available in addition to offering sidewalk portraits of your children or pets created from life while you watch.  These En Plein Air Sketches will be priced according to size and media.  Portrait Sketches take about 20 minutes.   Charcoals or Oils may be offered.  Fees to be announced closer to the event and may be viewed at Events page.  Cash or Venmo to @andrew-kwashnak.

The Woodbury Arts Alliance is hosting these events along Main St. South in Woodbury on the 3rd Thursday of the month, May through September from 5-8 pm.

 Follow AAW on FaceBook for the latest updates about schedule. As long as it’s not pouring rain or lightning, we’ll see you on those Thursday evenings.

For more information about ShawnaLee’s Portraiture of Pets, Children or Homes, please visit or check out her recent works on facebook: Portraits by ShawnaLee

for Additional questions email ShawnaLee at [email protected]

Portraits by ShawnaLee @ Woodbury Arts Walk

Portraits by ShawnaLee will be a featured demonstrating artist during Woodbury’s Arts Alliance Art Walk scheduled for Thursday August 19th from 5-8pm (canceled if raining).  She will be set up along the stone walls on Main Street South within walking distance of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

ShawnaLee will be offering En Plein Air portraiture to guests as well as showcasing recent and commission works of art in Charcoals and Oils. For more information on pricing (cash or Venmo to @andrew-Kwashnak) email ShawnaLee at [email protected] or watch her facebook page: Portraits by ShawnaLee

Woodbury Arts Alliance has been hosting Art Walks as A Post Covid Renaissance to bring artists & guests out of the isolation from this past year’s events.

 Events can be found along Main St. South in Woodbury on the 3rd Thursday of the month, May through September from 5-8 pm.

If you are interested in participating or just helping out, please email [email protected] !

 Follow on FaceBook for the latest updates about the schedule. As long as it’s not pouring rain or lightning, we’ll see you on those Thursday evenings.

For more information about ShawnaLee’s Portraiture, visit