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I will be exhibiting at the MCM Expo in Manchester, UK held on 20th July 2013 at Manchester Central (formally the GMAX). Details about the event can be found on their web site at Our stand location there with be Q 7 and 8. We will have signed prints and various other products featuring my art for sale. Or if you can't make it along I have some signed prints for sale on Etsy at…


Anne Stokes
United Kingdom
Hello there everyone :) My name is Anne Stokes and I work as a freelance illustrator. My artwork has been used on many products including books, games, t-shirts, posters, jigsaws, sculptures, greetings cards and jewellery. I love the world of fantasy and being able to share my ideas and characters with other people through my art.

I post here on DA under the name Ironshod. Thats is a long story, but it seemed like a good idea at the time and now I'm kind of stuck with it ;)

I hope you will enjoy looking at some of the artwork in my gallery. DA is a great place with so many other creative and interesting people to talk with. Sometimes I do get rather a lot of messages and I am afraid I can't answer then all, as then I will have no time to paint new pictures! I do appreciate everyone who takes the time to comment.

Current Residence: UK
Favourite style of art: Fantasy
Personal Quote: Carpe diem - seize the day


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SaremIM Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Your art is amazing, I love it! I love deviantART! Tight Hug 
MisLuck Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi! I tagged you in my latest journal entry to tell more about yourself. If you feel like answering that wandering question form go for it! I tagged you because I like your artwork and like to know more about the artist behind it. (If you don't feel like answering it's ok too)
SMOBY101 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
HI, i do like your work very much. do you take commissions?
Mon-ban-Delta Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Do you take commissions? And if so, what is the cost?
superiorjello Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I've been writing a story about a princess and a dragon who go around conning princes out of their riches and YOUR WORK IS SO INSPIRING!
purplestormart Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  New member
Your art work is such an inspiration to me I love it☺x
SapphiraValkyrie Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I love your art! Massive Fan!!!:happybounce: :squee: 
CottonKandiKitten Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Student General Artist
teach me ur ways, master!
Cookie-Moewe Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist
Hey ^^
I send you a note, about I could use one of your Pictures.
Can you answere pls ;)

PS: Your works are amazing *__*
Carolan-McElwee Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I see your art all the time in th Gothic Art book I got for christmas and I loved it ever since. You're very creative while exploring outside the box and I just love your art! Keep it up! :D 
5pottedLeaf Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
I love your dragon reflection. It almost makes me feel as if I were the dragon.
Nuw-LegoMan Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing works you have done.
Warlordokeer Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
ello im a fan of your work and was just wondering if you do wolfs of some type like angelic werewolfs or stuff like that
OlgaNM Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
Love your work. You might have done this before, but I'm a writer and I'm currently working on a YA series (trilogy) and have been looking for inspiration for possible covers. It has angels and demons on it and when I saw your art... Would  you consider allowing your images to be used for covers? 
I'm self-published. 
I leave you my website just in case:
I also blog regularly:
Congratulations on your excellent work. 
Dobi19 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
Is the Pirate Skeleton available in a print?
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