Welcome to South Paw Custom Pet Paintings

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Lifelike, one-of-a-kind oil portraits of your pet from photos by Pennsylvania artist Heather Hughes

Memorialize your beloved pet in a beautiful work of art! My oil paintings are hand drawn and painted on canvas with dedication and attention to detail, providing you with a wonderful way to treasure your 4-legged friend forever. Deck out your own home with a hand-crafted painting, or give an amazing gift to the pet lovers in your life to cherish and enjoy.

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Heather Hughes Studio

A Pet Portrait with South Paw Custom Pet Paintings is:


All you have to do is choose a canvas size and send your digital photo!


Prices range from $175 to $500.


Painted with premium oil paints, a professional’s medium of choice – richer in color, more realistic, pricier and higher quality than plastic acrylic paint.

ready to hang

No need to frame! My ¾ in. canvas are painted on the sides to match the front.


A one-of-a-kind work of art, customized to fit your needs – and adjustments to photos are free!