Watch me Paint your Pet in Pastel on Facebook!

Watch me Paint your Pet in Pastel on Facebook!

  As a result of the Covid-19 Shelter in Place guidelines, and seeing musicians, actors and other painters being Covid heroes and posting fun stuff, I am  creating and posting (almost) daily pet portrait painting videos! Each day I choose a new photo to paint...

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Pastel Pet Painting Workshop in Petaluma

Pastel Pet Painting Workshop in Petaluma

New date to be announced: Calling all Animal Lovers!      A fun night out :: Paint your Furriest Friend a Pastel Pet Painting Workshop with Shannon Abbey Friday April 24th, 2020 7-8:30pm $100 per person Mentor Me Cavanagh Center 426 8th St,...

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club Meeting

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club Meeting

I was the featured artist at the CKCS club event in Oakland California. Drawing dogs all day while the dogs and their owners took part in a show. Please contact me if you'd like me at your dog show, or shelter fundraiser.

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McDAbbey Art camps!

Pete McDonnell and I will be holding 2 weeks of art camp in Petaluma! July 24-August 4th. Contact me  for more information.

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Were you always an artist?

I'm taking an online course called Klein Artist Works. He asks all the artists that speak via webinar and the ones taking the course, did they always know they were an artist? or when did they know they were artists. Tonight I'm thinking about that. I remembered...

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But Shannon, I want to paint my own pet! Lesson # 1

But Shannon, I want to paint my own pet! Lesson # 1

Well now you can. I'm going to show you what I did on my most recent commission; Yogi, the happiest dog in cartoon land. I'll post a few photos I took and what I look for in a photo and then how I get started to the very end. First, here is the painting on my easel,...

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