Custom Portraits, Painted by Robin Zebley, Oil Painting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · 424 Sales


Custom Portraits, Painted by Robin Zebley, Oil Painting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 424 Sales On Etsy since 2006

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Last updated on Jan 26, 2017

Custom Portraits, just full of personality!


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Custom Portrait Painting with Dog
Custom Portrait Painting Kid with Dog
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5 out of 5 stars
Daleigh Kranz

Daleigh Kranz on Mar 6, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Robin did such an amazing job and put all of their personalities I the painting. So worth the wait!


ChastityG1 on Feb 1, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Robin is AMAZING! I sent her a picture of my mom's two dogs (one of which has passed away) & we truly feel like we are looking into Roxie's eyes when we pass the painting; she looks so life-like. Robin captured their expressions PERFECTLY. I would also like to add that she was fabulous with communication & more than accommodating with my requests. Thank you, Robin!

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On my easel! I wasn't sure the photo would translate into a good painting but some changes to the composition made this one of my favorites!

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Brindle pit bull portrait painting I painted. Love that smile!

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My Sarge is not only my male model, but my mail man!

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Pet, People and House Portraits in Oils on Canvas, Watercolors and Ink

I love to paint and am a full time portrait painter. I've won local awards, but my favorite recognition, is when I'm selected to draw or paint someone's pet or house or loved one. They make such great gifts, and I love being "in on" the process. Unlike many artists, I absolutely love the commission process. I guarantee my work 100%.

All of my art is original, made the old fashioned way with brush or pencil in hand, not computer generated anything! I love to capture the personality of pets and even houses seem to have a personality! *

See a selection from my portfolio of finished works here at

How to order: Simply send me photo(s) in an Etsy Email, purchase the listing that is the type and size you want, and you are automatically next in my queue. Or, contact me if you want to discuss or have any questions, no obligation, of course! I retain the copyright of my paintings. If you'd like to use my art, I may permit it, just ask!

Thanks for stopping by!


My own website is
My other shops are robinzebleyartist and vintageartshow


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  • Robin and John Zebley

    Owner, Creator

    Robin paints pets, John draws humans, we paint fulltime in our studio up among the sycamores in our 1920s bungalow. Contact us for consultation with no obligation! We both paint houses in our other shop.

  • Sarge

    Studio Dog And Art Critic

    I watch her paint and draw other people's pets and houses. Sometimes I pose for her. And I walk her every day. I got her a spot on FYI Philadelphia TV show with me AND my portrait. I was put on Etsy's front page. All this makes her happy! Sarge

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Last updated on Jan 26, 2017
Frequently asked questions

How Long Does a custom portrait it Take?

3 to 7 weeks, usually, depending on time of year, complexity of your painting and drying time. Gift Certificates available!

How Do You Ship?

I ship USPS Priority Mail with tracking, fulling insured, with signature confirmation. I can upgrade to Fedex 2 day or overnight, just contact me for an exact quote for shipping from my door to yours.

Custom and personalized orders

Custom portrait paintings and drawings are 100% guaranteed. If you don't absolutely love yours, just return it to me in the same condition sent and I will refund you 100%.

When to Order For Christmas, Mother's Day and Father's Day?

It is never to early! Every year I have to disappoint because I can't accept all of the orders in time for these holidays. It's impossible for me to predict, but 4 to 7 weeks ahead is pretty safe. Contact me to make sure of my current timeline.