Tag: gifts

“Tank” the sweet Pit Bull

 

Here is my Cousin Daniel’s dog “Tank” that I painted for him for his Birthday!
This is an 11″ x 14″ matted & framed Pen & Ink with Acrylics on Animation Cell.
I love doing these animation cell paintings. The materials are fun to use, and I’m always delighted by the results.
I’ve always loved drawing with the pen & ink,  you can achieve some beautiful lines with it. The only disadvantage of this technique is that you have to paint backwards so you have to think carefully what you want to see first. Also, its very important that each layer be completely dry or some of the paint will peel off. Its tricky, but once you understand how each of the materials work together its so fun.
You can see the different steps to creating one of these pieces below.
Hope you try it out. If you have any questions please let me know I would love to help  🙂

The Story!

 

Here is a Portrait of Lucy a very sweet Great Dane that I had the honor of painting. My client told me wonderful stories about her beloved Lucy and that is how I was able to capture her sweet nature. Lucy recently passed and it is such a comfort to my client to have her beautiful face smiling back at her.

It is in the stories you tell me about your furry kids that ignite my imagination to paint your pet how you see them. I’ll draw 3 sketches for you and then you get to decide which one is the one you love the most, then I begin the painting.

My standard sizes are an  8″x8″ acrylic on wood portrait is  $210.00, the 12″x12″ is $420.00 each, with each portraits you receive a set of 5 Bookmarks from my collection. If you would like to have larger paintings done with multiple pets please contact me at callmaggie@yahoo.com and we will work out the details. Thank You!

For more detail information please click on this link: http://www.maggiesangels.com/MaggiePages/MAcommission.html

This Link shows you the photos and the finished Portrait of some of the beautiful Pets I have done: http://www.maggiesangels.com/MaggiePages/MAcommissionGallery.html

You can see the video of how I created this painting here

http://www.youtube.com/user/callmaggie#p/u/17/0BliJFGll2w

A Special Gift

If you are looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything, give them a Maggie’s Angels Portrait of their little Angel and they will treasure it for a lifetime

It is the wonderful gift for you or someone you love.

I will create a one-of-a-kind Gift Card (see video above) that will be gift wrapped in a unique way.

Your loved one will not only receive a treasured portrait, but they’ll get an experience they will never forget. The Gift cards are included in the price of the portrait.

This is not just for Christmas, but for any special occasion, Birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Anniversaries or just because….

Order soon!

Call 352-861-8003, or email me at callmaggie@yahoo.com

Artful Giving

Debby Miller, Barbra Hernandez, Jessica McCune, Nancy Ledding and Rob BushfieldMe too!

Artful Giving is a wonderful event that transforms the Marion Cultural Alliance (MCA) into a Christmas boutique. This is the second year MCA brings unique, affordable gifts handcrafted by local artists to the Brick City Center for the Arts.

We had so much fun celebrating the grand opening. There was wonderful Christmas music, refreshments and of course a lot of art ranging in prices that brought a smile to all the holiday shoppers. So, from Nov. 18 through Dec. 23 drop by, and get anything from Christmas trinkets, ornaments, to Ocala/Marion County-themed creations. Your purchase benefits our local artists and the work of MCA. You can see a variety of my work there too.

If you drop by be sure to meet the fantastic people that keep MCA filled with holiday cheer. From left to right on the above pictures is Debby Miller, Barbra Hernandez, Jessica McCune, yours truly, Nancy Ledding and Rob Bushfield.

Hope to see you there! Merry Christmas!!!!

Personal Greeting Cards

                                        

Greeting Cards have always been a big part of my life, not only in buying and sending them out but also writing and Illustrating them. I used to work for Shoebox Greetings ( a tiny division of Hallmark Cards), in Kansas City, Mo., and then as a freelanced artist & writer for different Greeting Card Companies.  I am often commissioned to do one of a kind greeting cards for special occasions but have never advertised this as part of Maggie’s Angels. As am getting more request for personal gift services, I offering personal greeting cards as part of my line. This card is a sample of a card I just finished for a client who is now a friend of mine that is not well. I’m showing her two dogs taking advantage of her recovery, hopefully, she will get a giggle out of it every time she sees it. I know how special these cards can be and what a keepsake they become. If you would like me to create a personal Greeting Card for you or someone you love please call, or email me for details.

One of a Kind Gift Cards

My company is based on the experience of creating a one of a kind portrait of your pet. It is the experience of creating the piece of art that my clients seem to love the most. The portrait not only is the vision of their little Angel, but it also reminds them of the journey in creating the piece. I wanted to share with you a sample of what one of my Gift Cards look like.

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