About Me

Hello!  Thanks for visiting my pet portrait page.  My name is Steve Socha and I am an artist and architect living in downtown Toronto.

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Growing up, I always loved drawing animals.  Ever since my parents bought me a book on how to draw animals as a child, I have been illustrating our beloved four-legged friends. In 2015, I decided to take my love of drawing pets, and create a business – Pet Portraits Toronto.

Since then, I have drawn more than 50 commissioned pet portraits, shown below.  You can read some of my testimonials to hear from some of my customers.

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Every drawing is filmed in time lapse and added to my Youtube channel as a bonus, so you can see the illustration as it was created.

When I’m not drawing pet portraits, you can find me
– working as an architect,
– working on my other art business: Overlay Art,
– playing guitar and ukelele,
– throwing axes as part of the Backyard Axe Throwing League,
– taking care of our cat Rodney who has been with us for 14 years,

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Check out my Pricing Page for details on orders.

Contact me at pet.portraits.toronto@gmail.com for orders.

Simply email me your favourite photo(s) of the pet you would like illustrated, and I will send you a hand-made and heart-felt drawing back – makes a great gift for birthdays, holidays, memorials, or just because you love your pet.

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