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Rebecca Collins
Fulltime artist focused on Pet Portraiture. Creating pet portraits since 1998.
Fulltime artist focused on Pet Portraiture. Creating pet portraits since 1998.

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Pet Portrait Deadlines Posted
Wow, November flew by! I am still accepting out of state orders with a promised delivery by Christmas for just a few more days. Texas clients can drag their feet until the 12th although extra shipping may be required. Dallas folks can pick up their prints i...

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Revisiting the Color Pink
In 2011 I spent the entire year focused on the color pink. I added it in to pet portraiture work and in to my mosaics. I concentrated on it because I hated it, I figured it would be a terrific challenge to find original ways to use a hue that is so laden wi...

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Robots Robots Robots
I have been working in the studio on a series of robot assemblages and glass mosaics. I have some more "serious" projects in the works but sometimes nothing clears my head or makes me happier than playing around with these silly little robots. You can find ...

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Mosaic Monday / On Starting New Projects
Self Portrait Work In Progress Countless times over the years I have seen students sit in front of a new project and move at a snail's pace to really start. They take their time getting their mind around where to begin to even begin because they can not see...

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Ginger, Sadie, and Mellie
Work feels steady yet somehow slow right at the moment. I will get 2 or 3 orders done and think I am caught up and then a  couple more projects will trickle in. Summertime is the perfect time to order pet portraits for yourself . During the holidays I am us...

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Filling The Well / Finding Inspiration
Artists have to take time to fill the "inspiration well" and to do this we have to take vacations, go to galleries, read books and sometimes unplug from the web. Last week I got to do just that. I went to Gulf Shores Alabama with my family and had the best ...

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Dappled Beauty Found
Dappled Beauty This morning on my dog walk I found these lovely leaves. This scan does not do them justice, they are really perfect little dappled things.  I slept so good last night and found myself very present this morning on my walk. Usually I am in my ...

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Mosaic Monday / Luna Mosaics Interview/ Community
Today I want to send a thanks and a shout out to both Sally May Kinsey  and Cherie Bosela  for the terrific interview and feature they gave me on Luna Mosaics' new website.  Luna Mosaics is Cherie's new shopping site and brick and mortar mosaic shop located...

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Mosaic Monday " Petri Dish"
Been away from the blog for too long. Today I am posting my most recent finished mosaic project. It is a donation for the Creative Arts Center of Dallas's Blue Plate Fundraiser.   The instructors and art students at the center have glazed plates and platter...

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Chihuahua named Chewie
"Chewie" © rebecca collins January has been a very busy month. I have created around 14 different pet portraits for a variety of clients. I will start sharing those works here on the blog ....starting today with Chewie.  This sweet little pup is ...
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