After deciding that interior design — her major at at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette — wasn’t her thing, Berard transitioned into becoming a portrait artist. However, there was one thing that she quickly came to realize too about her artistry goal: painting people portraits didn’t interest her either! With some time and exploration, Berard began to paint animals, and soon her calling found her.
I’m a pet lover just like my clients, so I get why they’d want their cat or dog captured in this manner. I don’t think it’s too much to say that for a lot of us, our pets are our children. So I get it — they wanted to have someone they love immortalized.