I am a British realism artist based in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. I draw photo-realistic coloured pencil and pastel creations. I specialise in animal portrait commissions, as well as creating my own unique artwork currently focusing on female portraiture.


I work predominantly with coloured pencils and soft pencils. I also use charcoal and graphite.

Name: Sarah Haegens
Address: 42 Treehaven Way
Maleny, Queensland 4552
Phone: 0498809541 

More About Me

Sarah Haegens is a British realism artist, currently residing in the sunshine coast Hinterland. With a passion for creating lifelike art, Sarah’s preferred medium is a masterful blend of colored pencils and pastels, resulting in stunningly photo-realistic pieces.

Her artistic journey began as a pet portrait specialist, capturing the essence and spirit of beloved animals, bringing joy to pet owners worldwide. Through her meticulous attention to detail and heartfelt approach, Sarah’s animal portrait commissions have become cherished keepsakes that preserve cherished memories forever.

In addition to her expertise in animal portraiture, Sarah is on an inspiring artistic quest to explore the intricate connections between the internal reflection and external perception of our lives. Currently, she is engrossed in a captivating series of female portraits that beautifully intertwine these two dimensions, inviting viewers to ponder the complexities of the human experience.

Sarah’s art resonates with a sense of empathy, inviting observers to connect with her subjects on a profound level. She strives for her viewers to experience her art and not to simply ‘see’ it.