My name is Sandra Palme. I'm a professional pet portrait artist specialising in custom pet portraits.
I have enjoyed drawing animals all my life and thoroughly enjoy creating
pet portraits for pet owners all over the world. Every pet or wild animal - be it a horse, dog, fish, butterfly or tiger - will be drawn with the same devotion. I know how special your furry or feathery friend is to you - I feel the same about my own pets. I'm a horse person but really love any animal. I had my own horse for almost 17 years - an Icelandic gelding called Kolbakur (pictured right) who meant the world to me.
I'm now owned by two sweet little budgies called Mr Darcy and Cedric (Ceddy).
Kolli and Sandra
If you would like to find out more about my Icelandic horse, please click here.
When I'm not at my drawing desk, I like to be out and about with my camera. My partner Neil and myself are into wildlife photography and bird photography in particular. We're members of the RSPB, the Sussex Ornithological Society (SOS), the Sussex Wildlife Trust and various nature reserves. There's nothing like spotting, watching and photographing the wildlife that is all around us. If you'd like to check out some of my photos, please have a look at my bird photography.
So you can see that animals are - and have always been - a very important part of my life and I feel that every portrait that I draw shows this.