Pet Mania: Pet Artwork & Photography

“Nika Prefers Refreshing Sturgeon But She Will Accept This Canned Tuna,” acrylic on wood panel,

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“Nika Prefers Refreshing Sturgeon But She Will Accept This Canned
Tuna,” acrylic on wood panel, by Dawn Pedersen

Your dog is most likely your hiking buddy, camping cohort, possibly even your paddle boarding pal. Have you ever thought of capturing these times on movie? Ashley English, photographer with Coop & You Photography (coopandyou.pictures), specializes in capturing outdoorsy, motion-sort photographs. “Those are the moments that are genuinely distinctive to capture,” says English, who moved to Sacramento from Southern California this previous August with her partner and two pet dogs, Cooper and Fidus. Coop & You is named just after Cooper, who was English’s muse for setting up the enterprise. “I became obsessed with taking images of her . . . and I thought, ‘Maybe I’d like to do this.’” English also pictures cats, rabbits, hamsters—any animal is image worthy in her eyes. She also can turn a single of your shots into minimalist electronic artwork.

Admirers of Andy Warhol and pop art will want to check out out the perform of nearby artist Dawn Pedersen. “I put much more ornamentation in, but I am influenced by pop art and Andy Warhol’s preference of colours,” claims Dawn Pedersen (dawnpedersen.com), whose get the job done has been exhibited at Crocker Artwork Museum and Fe Gallery. She sells prints of her commission paintings, and her collection of Sweet-Colored Pop Artwork Animal Paintings is truly worth perusing for the titles by itself. A pair of standouts: Bubba’s Gonna Have to have to Try out Your Hen Once more to Make Certain It’s Secure for You to Consume and Onyx Tells You Your Long term But At times He Lies. “I’m hoping to get into the thoughts of the animal. ‘If this animal were being a human with this seem on their encounter, what might they be pondering?’” suggests Pedersen, who herself has a “pandemic kitten” and two loaded fish tanks. She operates exclusively from pictures and can make utilizing watercolor, acrylic, oil or ink. She also helps make calendars, ornaments and button pins.

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An action shot by pet photographer Ashley English