Robert Phelps’s pet portraits
I’ve mentioned Florida’s Robert Phelps on this site before when I wrote about his vibrant paintings of rock stars including Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Iggy Pop. Since then, I learned about a whole other service Bobby provides to the world: pet portraits.
Yes! And you should have seen my face when I found out one of my favorite painters of all time would, for a modest fee, paint portraits of my cat and dog! (The biggest rock stars in the world, in my book.) Not that we’ve gotten to my cat and dog yet. I keep commissioning Bobby to do paintings of my friends’ pets because, seriously, these portraits make the best gifts ever. I’ve had Bobby do three so far. Check them out:
Here’s the dynamic duo of Lulu and Delilah (click to enlarge):
And here’s one I had Bobby do just this past Christmas of my friend’s sweet Lola:
Don’t you love the background?