Buster & Brizzie:
Official Pet Pieces Representatives
There is a little butterfly in each Pet Pieces portrait
In Memory of Sully
He only made it to the age of four, but he sure made the most of his short life!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Emmie Brown graduated from Flagler College in 2013 with a degree in graphic design. She currently lives and works in her hometown of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
“For as long as I can remember, I have loved making art, particularly portraits. I am not sure what spurred the ten-year-old me to create a portrait of Santa Claus from magazine clippings, but it has been my mother’s most prized possession ever since. I went on to do more and more ‘collage’ portraits, including one of my first dog, Pepper. I loved bringing together two of my passions--dogs and art. Since then, it has been a joy for me to create portraits of other people’s dogs, and to see the joy that my portraits bring to their owners."
“Each portrait begins with a stack of magazines and a photo of my 'subject.' During my tedious clipping process I not only search for the perfect tones, colors, and patterns, but I also love to find random little images and words that make each piece uniquely its own. I then arrange and glue the pieces down from eyelashes to ears until I am satisfied that I have captured the subject’s likeness and personality.”