Welcome to the home of colourful art and craft by yours truly, Kirstin Wood. I studied art at school and then trained as a theatre designer at art college, going on to work as a scenery painter and prop maker for many years. I have also run various small businesses including a stint as a muralist and furniture painter, craft fair organiser, handmade gift shop owner and artist. I now work as a graphic designer for the local council.

​Over the past few years, I have built up a reputation as a pet portrait artist, working to commission, to create hundreds of portraits of cats and dogs.

I have an extensive portfolio filled with vibrant and quirky paintings featuring trees, seascapes, animals, plants and food; the common theme being a colourful palette and unique contemporary style.

The images from my portfolio are available to buy as prints on canvas or paper from my online shop. You can also buy a variety of beautiful products, such as cushions and bags, featuring my paintings.

I recently started to make a team of cute little monsters from new (unsmelly) socks and recycled (clean) clothes and have created a whole story around them. As well as the individual monsters, you can also buy sock monster socks, ears and even a colouring book!

I work in my garden shed creating whatever takes my fancy, but everything is united by my love of colour, rainbows, sparkles and stripes!

You can find out more about what I am up to by following my progress on Facebook or Instagram.

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Merstham, England, United Kingdom