• How to paint a dog portrait from start to finish
  • Techniques on how to paint tricky fur textures
  • Color mixing and layering to capture realism in pet portraits
  • The best supplies to up-level your painting skills

In just 90 minutes, you will learn:

This masterclass will walk you through step-by-step how to paint a realistic dog in watercolor to give you the confidence you need to get started in pet portraiture.

Do you dream of painting pet portraits but have no idea where to even begin?


  • You're a beginner to intermediate level artists who is ready to up level their watercolor skills
  • Sketching pet portraits intimidates you (this class comes with a free sketch ready for you to trace or print directly onto your watercolor paper!) 
  • You’ve been wanting to learn how to paint pet portraits but have no idea how to get started
  • You’re frustrated with your portraits looking flat and not realistic
  • You'd love to paint portraits as gifts for your friends and family 
  • You’ve dreamed of starting your own pet portrait business, or better yet, adding pet portraits to your existing offerings
  • You're a big dog lover, like me!

This class is for you if…



"I love the thoroughness of your free class.  You are awesome!"

Student Reviews


"Thank you so much, this session has been one of the best I have seen in watercolor!"


"I had a great time yesterday in your free class. I had a great result, too. Thanks for the intro course. You did a great job!"

I've been a dog lover my whole life and have painted nearly a hundred of the sweetest watercolor pet portraits for people all over the world. Painting custom portraits has brought me immense joy and played a big role in my business. Whether you're ready to pursue your own custom pet portrait business or want to watercolor dogs for a hobby, I want to share what I've learned with you so you too can experience joy and success with watercolor!

A watercolor, dog loving girl who is passionate about teaching pet portraits

Hi, I'm Allie

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