• Wildlife Art; Pencil & Charcoal
    Wildlife Art; Pencil & Charcoal
    An abridged article: the original article featured in Leisure Painter magazine, October 2014.
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  • Botanical Art; Oil Painting
    Botanical Art; Oil Painting
    An abridged article; the original article featured in Leisure Painter magazine in 2012.  
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  • Wildlife Art; Derwent Artbar
    Wildlife Art; Derwent Artbar
    The Rock Pool…young elephants painted with Derwent’s Artbar
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Articles exploring art materials and techniques

Exploring Derwent’s Artbar

I love working with Derwent’s Artbar. I find I can produce highly detailed marks within an expressive painting; the result of being able to work with this versatile crayon in a number of different ways. With good lightfast ratings on […]

Derwent's versatile Artbar

Using Jackson’s Watercolour

When I use watercolour I look for two features; good coverage and a good value range from light to dark. Value ranges are easier to see when working in grey scale such as in this painting ‘Adalusian Greys’ but often […]


Anne Corless enjoys exploring art materials and techniques and sharing her artistic experiences.
  • Articles for magazines and blogs
  • Art workshops
  • Art demonstrations
  • Cruise ship watercolour painting workshops
  • Art business talks

Art Workshops/ Demos & Talks

Art Demonstration

Anne demonstrated Derwent products at Patchings Art Festival (UK) and enjoyed sharing her knowledge of art materials and techniques with many enthusiastic visitors in 2013!

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Guest Speaker

Over the last few years Anne has been invited to give talks at Fine Art Trade Guild events.  She is seen here at a Making Pictures Manchester event in 2013, talking about ‘Best practice in fine art.’

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Cruise Ship Art Instructor

On this cruise; ‘Arctic Circle and Midnight Sun’ (Norway) in 2015, guests enjoyed painting with Anne during days at sea.   Join Anne in May 2018 on a Film Stars & Classic Cars cruise:

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Artist in Residence

Join Anne at the magical Pencil Museum on 28,29,30 Nov 2017.  As Artist in Residence she will be giving hourly art demos on 28/29 and a teaching a full day workshop on Thursday 30 November.

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Art Workshop Leader

‘Art with Anne’ Portrait art workshops with Anne Corless at BBC Radio Merseyside.  Supported by Up for Arts and the Campaign for Drawing.  Our model was BBC Presenter Billy Butler!

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Art Demonstration

As part of Live.Art.Liverpool in aid of The Prince’s Trust Anne donated artwork for a charity auction and gave a live portrait art demonstration which was auctioned at the event.

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Watercolour Journeys Art Travels with Anne Corless



  • “The amazing Anne Corless Artist & Illustrator has been with us for the last two days giving demonstrations on the different pencil techniques. Here is Anne in action today with a few friends and visitors of the museum. With all demonstrations and […]

    Art Demonstrator & Workshop Tutor.  Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick, Cumbria. 2015.
  • ‘We thoroughly enjoyed having Anne Corless run a tailor-made workshop for us. She was able to convey her expertise to a group of university students with various backgrounds and levels of experience; teaching in small groups and then working on […]

    Guest Lecturer at the Queen Mary and Barts and the London Neuroscience Society (QMBL Neuroscience Society), London. February 2015
  • Thank you to Dr Gregory Barker writing two testimonials for my use! “Not only does Anne Corless produce quality illustrations, she does so with an interpersonal magic and miraculous speed that will make any project succeed.” “We needed some top […]

    Commissioned to produce medical illustrations for ‘The Ultimate Guild to Singing’. January 2014.


Anne Corless works in the creative arts as an artist and illustrator, designer, medical artist and writer. With a love of the natural world Anne’s studio is full of drawings and paintings of people, animals, landscapes and seascapes, created in a […]