Gemma Lorente-Shore

Gemma And Her Paper Pawtrait Creations!

With over 20 years of experience in art, Gemma Lorente-Shore is renowned for her unique paper layering technique to create bespoke pet portraits and animal designs that put the wow into your home. Inspired by the Papercraft movement as well as her love for animals and nature, Gemma’s designs are  unique and distinctive. In addition to her passion for animals and art, Gemma has a BA Hons in Creative Arts and a Diploma in Zoology and Photography.

Each portrait is hand-drawn and crafted, so you know you’re receiving a one-of-a-kind beautiful piece of art. She loves being able to capture and preserve the spirit and personality of your cherished furry friends in a unique, Paper Pawtraits way.

Gemma’s Mission – To Help Animals Through Art

As a result of her success, Gemma has been able to make donations to various animal charities, helping countless animals in need. Being able to help charities close to her heart through her work gives her even more joy in her art. Some of the charities she has worked with include, Fat Fluffs Rabbit Rescue, Greyhound Trust, and more!

Gemma is currently working with The Animal House Rescue. Helping unwanted, abused and abandoned animals receive treatment and care before finding their forever homes. You can find out more here.

Paper Pawtraits Achievements

Gemma originally started Paper Pawtraits in 2017. Creating bespoke pet portraits for pet owners and animal lovers around the world. Gemma’s work has earned the attention of iconic top magazines, bloggers and pet industry influencers. As a result, Gemma’s portraits have also been showcased at Crufts Dog Show, Twyross Zoo and more!

In 2020/2021 Gemma’s work was recognised in the UK. She subsequently won a prestigious award for being an online specialist store of the year.

Currently living in her hometown of Wolverhampton, UK, Gemma has a few pets of her own. Four adorable house rabbits called Bugsy, Bandit, Bonnie and Blizzard. They even have their own following on Instagram @fluffy_bunny_tales🎀

Pet rabbits
Rabbit paper portrait