PET PORTRAITS: HENRY AND ROCKET

Henry and Rocket by Elizabeth B Martin

Henry and Rocket by Elizabeth B Martin

The first animal portrait I ever did was of my Henry and his best friend Rocket. They were inseparable and Rocket used to come for weekends and sleepovers. Like other friendships, they have sadly drifted apart. Animals are more constant than humans so if they had had their say, I am sure they would still be romping away.

Henry is a Yorkie and I of course am potty about him. Rocket is a Havanese and, please don’t tell Henry, is more interesting to paint. Being sort of black and white with amazing eyebrows, he exudes personality. I have done a few picture books with both of them as the protagonists. Please check them out on my gallery page.