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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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Averant Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One wonders if you are still alive. It has been quite some time since you've
updated your DeviantArt profile with any new works. I certainly hope that
you are, as you are an incredible talent, as well I'm sure you already know.
IridescentCrystal Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  New Deviant
You are an amazing artist! 
kanyiko Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
A very Merry Christmas to you!! :hug:
Twiztidkatt Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015   General Artist
Love your art
CosmicRose67 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lifelong fan of yours :) I had no idea you were on deviant art (until today :))
MidnaTheBlackWolf Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2015  Student General Artist
I'm fully in love with your artwork! It speaks to me in a spiritual level. I hope it is okay that I use your "Siren's Lament" artwork as wallpaper on my laptop..
Purefree Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015
Dear Anne Stokes,

Your work captures fantasy superbly. I write fantasy and would like to use your "Crystal Ball" for a cover with your permission. I will give you credit and of course send you ebooks that I write.

D. Rau

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MochironMan Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2015
A wrong has been righted and I should have added you to my watch list back when I discovered Silverback around back in 2012.  You have beautiful work here. (:
LunaErikaDelesterFox Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015  Student General Artist
Your work is breath taking. I would like, with your permission to use your Ice Dragon Image for a custom Magic the gathering card. Your art will get full credit, and I'll even email you a copy of the finished product, which you can post here. As thanks for your permission all watch you and give a llama as well. Thank you for your time.
larry1312 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015
Awesome!! :D
MysteriousKirsty Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2015  Student General Artist
I am a fan of anne stokes work. I have a bag and two canvases so far. A little shop opened up in my town. :) 
♥ found the work on deviantart. I had to watch. Love all work and inspired by it. I hope to draw like that one day. 
horsehaven95 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
beautiful i am anee stokes fan i have her purse, dream catcher , quilt , bag and scroll
msivick Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015
I love your work! Two of your works have helped me refine characters in my book!
Lady-Abbington Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Student Filmographer
Oh my gosh! I am a huge fan of your work! :la: Keep it up!
beccaleeg Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015
I am absolutely inspired by your work!  Each image, each character, each expression brings hundreds stories to my mind.  You are a great in the fantasy genre.  Thank you for sharing your work!
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