Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • Self-taught artist Carrie Preston makes a living painting personal scenes like  "Dumbo" on clients' pregnant bellies.
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • Preston, whose painting sessions take about two hours, suggests that clients be around 32 to 36 weeks pregnant, which allows for a bigger belly "canvas."
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • Preston, who started her business at home as a way to stay close to her children, often paints bellies in three stages: the mother at 18 weeks, then 27 and, finally, 34 weeks.
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • Preston's art is intended to celebrate pregnancy and doubles as a way to relax clients. She says the brush strokes and sponges smooth their tight, stretched bellies.
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • Tractor
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • World
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • Pinocchio
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • "Guess How Much I Love You," by Sam McBratney.
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
  • E.T To See More of her work: <a href="http://www.mylittlesweet-pea.co.uk/ " target="external"> Carrie Preston's Website </a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/My.Little.Sweetpea.Murals" target="external"> Carrie Preston's Facebook Page</a>
    Carrie Preston/My Little Sweet-pea
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