Fine Art for People Who Care

Own an artwork that reflects who you are.

Get inspired. Original art and custom commissions capture a timeless feeling and improve your mood every time you see them! Sonja is a painter and pencil artist specializing in working with first time art buyers. Located in central Virginia and shipping to all locations.

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Perfect Painted Edges - Art @ Home Tips by Sonja
January 18, 2021

Perfect Painted Edges - Art @ Home Tips by Sonja

Art tips for a curated lifestyle. Artist Sonja Petersen shares her secret weapon for achieving perfectly crisp painted edges when creating a wall design with painters tape. Perfect stripe edges brighten up a blank wall and are easier to achieve than you may think! 

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3 Reasons to Work from Photographs for Pet Portraits
January 12, 2021

3 Reasons to Work from Photographs for Pet Portraits

I’m frequently asked about working from photographs when creating a custom artwork. Yes, I prefer to work from photos when creating pet portraits, and here are my top 3 reasons why: 

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Custom Portrait of Pet and Owner
August 23, 2020

Custom Portrait of Pet and Owner

I have received a growing number of requests for portraits of owners with their dogs. I feel so honored to work with each pet lover in creating something so special! I'm an artist who works from your photographs, and I can create a portrait of your pet regardless of their age. 

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