By the age of 16 Anne spent much of her time drawing ,based on her dreams and her imagination took to literature based on fiction, fantasy, theatre and poetry. This was the beginning of Anne's love for the narrative in her paintings, and the celebration of her subjects in romantic form.
Anne continued to draw and develop at Falmouth School Of Art and later gained a place at the Slade School Of Art in London.
Anne takes inspiration from many Artist's, Velazquez, Goya, Gaugin, Paula Rego, Matisse and Modigliani. Other strong influences include Basohli style Indian paintings of the late 17th century, Moorish architecture of southern Spain and the movement and 'Dance' of our Oceans.