Dog and Cat Art by Marna Schindler
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Happy Hank, 24x24", April 2005
(Hank was my very first pet portrait, & the
fabulous real-life Hank lives in San Diego, CA).
Commission of  Spritzer, in loving
memory of a great companion
Philadelphia, PA
12x12", January 2007
My name is Marna Schindler, and I am grateful to have been
asked to paint so many beloved dogs and cats. I have always
been a big fan of animals, and to be able to paint them on a
daily basis is truly a privilege. With a degree in graphic design
from SDSU & about 20 years illustration experience,  I paint
full-time, creating original pet portraits as well as paintings for
art shows and galleries. I live & work in the East Village area of
San Diego, CA with my feline muses and assistants, Hopper &
Natasha. To see what else I've been up to, check out the page
a glimpse in the life". To find out about upcoming shows,
check out the page "
news & events".

I would be honored to paint your fabulous furry kid, to  
celebrate him in a unique & whimsical way, and to create a
painting which will help you remember him always with a smile.
Getting started with your own special painting is simple, just
shoot me an email for more information.  You can also read
more by visiting my "
How It's Done" and FAQs pages.

Contact me about creating your own original pet portrait of
your special little one.  I am happy to send along my pricelist &
the current schedule, and all the details to get started on your
muttsterpiece or catstravaganza!
In front of some of my first pet portrait commissions,
at  Muttropolis in Solana Beach, CA, 2006.
Contact: Please email me at
or give me a ring, at 619.838.0012.

To view more of my work, please visit
**A portion of my animal art proceeds goes to help various animal nonprofits and charitable organizations.
If you are involved with a nonprofit animal group you'd like me to know about, I'd love to hear from you.
DoggonitArt and all images copyright 2011 Marna Schindler. All rights for reproduction remain with the artist.
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