Anne Ryan

Hello ! from Melbourne..

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

View videos and posts on my illustrating, drawing, painting and writing processes for children’s books.

“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 involves critical thinking as well as imaginative insights and fresh ideas.” Sir Ken Robinson
Have fun ….and Do !

Recent Posts


Making Salih

As a participant on the Australian Stand for the Bologna Book Fair 2021 and the London Book Fair 2021, I was fortunate to be represented as a contributing Illustrator in this year’s schedule with this video of my illustrating process – ‘Making Salih’. This year the Australian Publishers Association hosted our Australian Stand online to…

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Written by Harry Laing and Illustrated by Anne Ryan – Ford Street Publishing 2021 NEW RELEASE………………. Time to brush up on your poetry! This fun poetry book written by Harry Laing will get us all dabbing across the room, buzzing to a rhythm and spinning to words. Can’t wait to share it soon! See details…

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