About Kerry Friend

I have lived all my life in a small village in South West Devon, in stunning surroundings just a stone's throw away from the Devon / Cornwall border, with a view of Dartmoor in one direction and the River Tamar in the other.

I studied at Plymouth College of Art and Design to be a traditional Sign Writer from 1999 – 2001. I found the course fascinating and very useful, as it allowed me to explore many different aspects in the art of Typography, using lots of different mediums.

I find such enjoyment immortalising a pet, relative or favourite place for someone on canvas. The medium I use is acrylic on canvas, I also do pencil sketches on paper or card. Pet portraits seem to be the most popular, especially dogs, as we all think of our dog as a member of our family.

I am fortunate enough to have animals of my own, so I understand the bond between pet and owner, from dogs and cats to chickens, horses and cattle.

A Pet Portrait can be a gift idea for a loved one as well as a treat for yourself.

Kerry Friend

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Pet Portrait Gallery

Rosie - loves moorland walks!


Handpainted House Signs

Handpainted house sign on natural slate

Click for more information about Old St Peters


Longstock Village Fete, Saturday 31 August 2019.   12.30pm - 4.30pm.  The Fete to be opened by Revd Philip Bowden                

Entry Charge £1 Children under 12 – Free Entry

Lots to do and see at the Fete this year – a Medieval re-enactment + the opportunity to meet the people involved.   Childrens games, an Adventure Tunnel and Bouncy Castle; BBQ; Beer Tent; Teas plus the usual bric-a-brac, books, produce tent, bottle stall, and much more – brass band, duck racing and the golf challenge.   Please put the date in your diary.

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