About Erin Mauterer

MY NAME is Erin Mauterer, and I’m a professional illustrator and portrait artist. I've been an artist all my life, thanks to good genes from my parents. My father, Lt. Col. A. Michael Leahy III was a pilot and professional combat artist with the United States Marine Corps. As a kid, I remember evenings at the kitchen table, with pencils, paper and a flashlight, he taught us the basics of drawing, composition, shadow and form. These simple tasks have made me the artist I am today with a lifelong career in art. I've worked in advertising, graphics, and printing, and I’ve illustrated many children’s books and magazines. I illustrated a series of children's books written by one of The Oak Ridge Boys, Joseph S. Bonsall, about his beloved cat, Molly. Animals and characters have always been my first, best love. It's been said my artwork is whimsical. My interest is in the character and story of animals. Copying a photo is one thing. Figuring out what's "going on under that fur," as my father used to say, is far more important, since it brings out the true character of the animal. So with that, I accept your commission to paint your pets and thank you in advance for the opportunity.

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SPECIAL September 2020 Pet Expo Night prices for Facebook LIVE event on Sept. 24 at 6pm ET. Tune in to Facebook at I'll Draw Your Pet and watch me draw your digital or paper pet portrait at a special show price. A 6x9" Digital portrait is $30. 9x12" Paper portraits are $40. (includes shipping). Please submit your photographs and information below. You will receive an invoice for payment as confirmation receipt of your order. Regular priced Digital 6x9" portraits are $40. Paper portraits, 9x12" regularly priced at $55 per pet (includes shipping).

ORDER YOUR CUSTOM watercolor pet portrait with the order form below. We will provide a firm estimate when we receive your message and photos. Prices start at $300 for an 11x14" watercolor. Typical size is 15x22" for $500. Any size is available up to 4x8'. Submit your photos and ideas below, you will receive a prompt response from IDYP, followed by an invoice with cost and delivery date. I'll Draw Your Pet is interested in hearing from you and meeting your pets. Our aim is to celebrate your pet with a beautiful, distinctly original painting.

Telephone: (732) 922-2269
Email: heresmypet@illdrawyourpet.com
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