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Amazing Customized Pet Portraits

A warm welcome! My name is Katja I'm a Pet Portrait Artist based outside Gothenburg, Sweden. I create pet portraits from photos for clients worldwide. Plain and simple, I’m passionate about painting pets, their expressing, soul and character.

The kind of art you love. With many years of experience in creating traditionally hand painted and drawn portraits on commission you'll appreciate the level of service you receive, from our initial contact right through to the safe worldwide delivery.

Pastel Portraits
Oil portraits
Pop Art Portraits

Celebrate the special bond you share with your pet

My portraits of dogs, cats and horses in Oils, Pastel and Pop Art are so much more than just a copy of your photo, you will get a piece of fine art with my unique way of capturing the one-of-a-kind expression no other pet in the world has.

Commissioning a pet portrait from your own photographs is the perfect way to create a memorial or gift for yourself, friends or family. What a fabulous and unique way to touch the hearts of the dog, cat and horse lovers in your life!

View some of my work from previous commissions, the pictures below will take you to each separate gallery with oil paintings and pastel drawings. See Testimonials from my fantastic clients and what they are saying about the artwork I created for them. Contact me and commission your own painting or drawing today!

Latest News

New Pastel Cat Portrait

You can now view final scan of Tai Tai, a cat portrait in conté pastel uploaded to my “On The Easel” section today. The drawing was created on creme-yellow Canson Mi Tientes Touch paper.

January 27, 2017 By

Follow The Progress of Dixie & Charlie

I'm currently working on a traditional oil painting of two very sweet little dogs. Most commissions at the moment are Christmas portraits and must be kept a secret, however you can follow this painting by each step “On The Easel”.

November 15, 2016 By


  • Hi Katja, The painting is just beautiful! Simply amazing... Lastly, I do hope you signed the painting as all great artists do. : ) It is a masterpiece!

    Warmest regards,

    See more Testimonails here >

How to Commission Your Pet Portrait

Are you thinking about commissioning me to paint or draw your own beloved pet? The process is very simple and will not require much of your time, all I need are some good quality photos and your own ideas for the painting or drawing. Each commission is unique, the only limit is your imagination. View some of the steps below to start and visit my prices and information section for more in depth information about the process. My base prices are all in SEK, Swedish krona, however you can use the drop down list to change all prices to your own currency. I do offer bespoke framing and pet portraits gift vouchers too. Contact me with your requests and photos, I will also be happy to answer any questions you may have.

The Process

  • View price list and decide which medium and size you would like.
  • Contact me with your requirements and photos.
  • Pay a deposit to be included on my waiting list.
  • I will create a photo mock-up based on your requirements and send to you.
  • Follow the progress while I'm working on your portrait On The Easel or via your email if preferred.

Contact Katja Turnsek for a Pet Portrait Today

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, I'm very much looking forward to hearing from you