Author Archives: Beth Bourland

About Beth Bourland

Artist Beth Bourland's sketch journal about observing, appreciating and responding to everyday moments.

Monte & Max

Monte & Max are buddies…. portrayed in a Pet Portrait for a Christmas commission. Advertisements

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Lost your marbles? This may help….

Finding my Marbles Finding my marbles – if I’m able… A few have rolled beneath the table. With careful hand, I fish them out Each one retrieved relieves a doubt.   The whereabouts remain elusive for some – I don’t … Continue reading

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Meet Sweet Bernie!

This personable little charmer is Bernie the Bulldog. I completed his portrait in watercolor recently, as a custom Pet Portrait.

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It’s sunny & warm somewhere!

My favorite – tropical landscapes from my travels. These are sketches of Hopetown, The Bahamas. I HOPE to travel next year, after recovering from this year’s knee surgery.

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Bella

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Cali

Cali is a Plott hound with a beautiful brindle coat. This is a recently completed pet portrait (watercolor) for a client who wanted a surprise birthday gift for someone special. Below, I also depicted Cali on the beach.    

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Live music

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Meet the lovable Meka

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Horse whisperer

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Overlooking a neighborhood

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