I love drawing animals, and when I draw pets I get the double pleasure of seeing the happy reactions of their owners. Putting smiles on people’s faces truly makes your day a lot brighter.

Even though this last piece took about four hours, it was a lot of fun, combining the two subjects I’m most passionate about: art and animals. It is drawn with ordinary graphite pencils.

The original lovely subject of this piece

Starting out

Developing expression

I loved adding the ears, so cute

Adding more detail

And finally, the finished product