Animal Artist ~ Diane Young

Every Picture tells a story – paintings of realistic and stylised animals

About Me/Contact

CONTACT DIANE:    email:  

or message me on facebook here

ABOUT ARTIST DIANE YOUNG:Painting by Diane Young - Mouse on a BranchDiane Young Manic Artist of Manic Illustrations

Chances are you have arrived here because you love animals!  On my site you will find fun character animals up to all sorts of antics and more realistic animals along with pet portrait paintings.  I am inspired by nature and love to create animal characters with a hint of humour, and a story to tell. Storytelling is key to my work, with hints at a narrative and animals featured in poems and folklore. Your pet is part of YOUR story, look at my Pet Portrait characters, or a more realistic approach.  Also there is that gold leaf embellishment which is a favourite of mine giving a picture an individual and luxurious look. That extra special commission is just an email enquiry away!



Fun pictures of animal antics created in my attic studio.  Also animal studies, dog portraits and mythology paintings.  Look for images from my Lost Things series (featuring fish, and a pearl ring…) and my Travelling Animals series (a cockerel with a letter, an elephant and more!)  That special pet commission could be very realistic or stylised and your pet quite a character in a painting almost designed by you.  Tell me what ideas you have and I will produce a sketch for you to approve.


Original animal paintings, ACEO paintings, Pet and Animal Commissions, Animal Prints.

Painting of harris hawk with gold leaf background by artist Diane Young

Harris Hawk with Gold Leaf


For more Pet Portraits click here

Contact me by email if there is something else you require either in design or size.

Gus Commission Dog Portrait painting by Diane Young

Gus: Commission

What ever your reason to visit my website I hope my images will brighten your day.  Harvey the Aardvark is a sunny character with his own Facebook page  Harvey the aardvark

Harvey the Aardvark ACEO by Diane Young

Creative Hub in the Attic!

I. Diane Young Attic Studio    2012-Dec-Art-table

Diane Young artist is available for:Manic Illustrations Logo

Freelance Work & Commissions.

Contact : email –

Copyright © Diane Young 2013 All Rights Reserved.

If you require it there is  more copyright information here.


2 thoughts on “About Me/Contact

  1. Hi! this is Emma From UWE. your website is fantastic! best of luck in the future! one day i am sure something good will come out of all your wonderful illusrations.
    Take Care


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