AnnRan

Ann Ranlett's Art - Paintings With Petzazz & More!

Auburn, California On Etsy since 2008

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AnnRan

Ann Ranlett's Art - Paintings With Petzazz & More!

Auburn, California | 197 Sales

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Note from shop owner My shop is closed while I focus on a number of art projects and commissions.

I've moved some of my merchandise to this shop: http://ann-ranletts-art.myshopify.com and will continue to add more.

-Ann

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Oct 22, 2016

My shop is closed while I focus on a number of art projects and commissions.

I've moved some of my merchandise to this shop: http://ann-ranletts-art.myshopify.com and will continue to add more.

-Ann

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About AnnRan

Sales 197
On Etsy since 2008

Back Off Man, I'm a Scientist!

I'm a bio-nerd with a degree in biology. My lifelong interests in nature and drawing and my educational background led me to pet/animal and nature subjects. I'm a detail freak and I'm fascinated by the textures and colors found in nature.

I love animals and have been drawing them since I could hold a crayon. Thank goodness my parents fostered both my loves of animals and art!

I'm really in my element when working with scratchboard; it’s surprisingly forgiving and I like the challenge of creating intricate detail and texture with black, white and shades of grey. I also enjoy working in graphite pencil for the same reasons.

When I need a break from monochrome work, I switch to watercolor, although I'm likely to add a little pen & ink or color pencil to my paintings. In 2005, I started working with watercolor on Yupo, a synthetic paper. I'd been wanting to try something different and my "Paintings with Petzazz" pieces are the result. They're wildly colored and have quite a bit less detail, but they're still recognizable as a particular breed or pet.

I also enjoy photography. I take photos mainly for art reference material, but occasionally I end up with photos that are unique enough to stand on their own.

Shop members

  • Ann Ranlett

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, I Do It All, Just Me, Myself & I. The Dogs Remind Me To Take Breaks.

    I'm an artist & illustrator specializing in pet/animal portraits and nature illustrations in a variety of media. Pet portrait commissions accepted. That's me and my dogs, Magpie the border collie and Arrow the chihuahua mix.

Production partners

  • Bay Photo Lab

    Scotts Valley, CA

    From Bay Photo's About page: Bay Photo Lab's digital services emanate from a long history of traditional and innovative photographic printing and photo finishing services.

  • CafePress

    Louisville, KY

    CafePress is a print on demand site headquartered in Louisville, KY. I upload my images to the site and order various products - magnets, mugs, t-shirts, etc.

  • Zazzle

    Redwood City, CA

    Zazzle is a print on demand site headquartered in Redwood City, CA. I upload my images to the site and order various products - magnets, mugs, t-shirts, etc.

Shop policies

Last updated on October 24, 2013

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Returns and exchanges
*****Returns Accepted*****
I want you to be satisfied with your purchase - if the item is not what you expected, contact me within 7 days of receipt and I will gladly take it back provided it is in its original condition. I will refund your purchase price but you are responsible for shipping charges. Please contact me before returning any items. If you have a problem with any item, please contact me before leaving a review.
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Shipping
Shipping to US & Canada. Shipping to UK & Australia for some items. Please inquire about shipping to other countries.

I try my best to ship out within 5 days of your payment.