Anne Ryan

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Hello ! from Melbourne..

Welcome to my website.

I am an author, illustrator, artist, and art educator who lives and works in Melbourne.

“A creative process may begin with a flash of a new idea or with a hunch. It may just start as noodling around with a problem, getting some fresh ideas along the way. It’s a process, not a single event, and genuine creative processes involve critical thinking as well as imaginative insights and fresh ideas.”

Sir Ken Robinson

View my videos and explore the posts on illustrating, drawing, painting and writing processes.

Have fun ….and Do !

Recent Posts


Crayons and Books Workshops

Characters Creating characters is one of the most enjoyable things about writing stories! In our Crayons and Books workshop today at Gasworks Arts Park , , these very clever artists learned to identify ways to develop new characters by exploring visual characteristics that tell us more about the profile of a character and how…

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Drop-by drawing at NGV

  Drop-by Drawing   A lovely afternoon today drawing at the National Gallery of Victoria with the Drop-by drawing free session. My sketch was selected as the most popular sketch from all of today’s participants !!!! It was a really nice surprise. The NGV are providing free drawing every Sunday in January ( 2 –…

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Workshop fan mail!!!

A very proud moment when children share their expectations and connections to your books. Elodie came to the workshop with this beautiful message sharing her excitement for the ‘Crayons and Books’ workshop. Thanks Elodie! …..I love it soooo much!!! I wish I could dance like Edith and Shadowcat too. Thanks for sharing your artwork with…

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