Send us an email enquiry using the form below

Purpose: The purpose of the collection and processing of the personal data that we request is to respond to doubts, complaints, comments or concerns that you may have regarding the services provided through the web, and to offer you an optimal service and personalized attention (we hate spam).
Legitimation: By checking the acceptance box, you are giving your legitimate consent for your data to be treated in accordance with the purposes of this form.
Rights: You can exercise your rights of access, rectification, limitation and deletion of data at as well as the right to file a claim with a control authority. You can review the privacy policy.
The personal data that you provide by filling out this form will be treated by Anne Stokes (at your service).

Frequently asked questions

Right from when I was a little girl I loved to draw and make things. My mother was very long suffering and always encouraged my creativity finding me things to use for my various craft projects. I was later able to combine this with my love of fantasy subjects and fortunate to be able to make my career as a fantasy artist. My first jobs were doing designs and commissions for merchandise and publishing companies and as such the art always had to fit a description and set purpose. However as my career progressed I was able to move solely into licensing my art and my own ideas and concepts. This gives much greater creative freedom and a big part of the process is deciding what subject to paint as well as how to achieve the desired look. I find this very rewarding.

I usually sketch my ideas out in pencil on paper and then colour a scan of this on the computer using a graphics tablet and pen. As many of my artworks and designs are licensed on a variety of products this gives greater flexibility if the art needs to be altered to fit different formats.

England certainly is a wonderful country with much history. There are many very old buildings here with medieval or gothic architecture which are great inspiration for designs. I also find animals and natural environments a great source of inspiration and many of my dragons have been inspired by real life creatures. There are many amazing fantasy stories and films that I enjoy and also inspire new art.

I like to paint a wide range of subjects and themes and fantasy is great for giving a scope to do this. One of the recurring themes in my pictures is strong female characters, in control of their own destiny by their strength of mind. I also like to use symbolism within my pictures to express and emotion or sentiment. For example in my Angel Rose painting the sentiment is remembrance. The angel holds a rose with the petals falling and the scene around her of falling leaves suggests that something has passed as she remembers the beauty of a life. People have been drawn to this piece as a symbol of their remembrance of a special someone. With art you can communicate without words, I feed an emotion into a picture by what I paint and then someone looking at it gets one out. That is a really special thing to do.

Yes I give permission for anyone to use my artwork for a tattoo. It is always nice to see how these turn out and the different ways and style to the different tattoo artist use.

We use cookies to improve.    Show