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Fantasy Dimensions 60cm High x 51cm Wide

Materials Reeves Artist Quality Canvas Board Cotman Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description This painting was commissioned in 2010 by a lady who had viewed my new „Appetite for Colour‟ series and really loved flowers in her hair but felt it wasn‟t exactly what she was looking for. I altered the size and layout of the painting to suit what the client wanted and choose the colours to compliment the clients living room colour scheme.

Client Testimonial: " Got my first painting today from Anne Ellard art, I absolutely love it, its so unique and different, would so recommend her for anyone wanting a painting, and I plan on it being the first of many..."


Rougy Rock Dimensions 30cm High x 45cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This painting was commissioned in 2010 by a lady from Glasgow. The painting is of Rough Rock, Bundoran, Co. Donegal. The lady asked me to do this painting as a gift for her fathers 60h birthday. Rough Rock holds special memories for the ladys father as this is where is mothers ashes were scattered after she passed away.

Client Testimonial: " I appreciate the time and effort this will take and i know that this will make an ideal gift” “The painting looks great really happy with it”


Up, Up & Away Dimensions 41cm High x 29cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This watercolour painting was based on a photograph taken during the 2008 Irish Hot Air Balloon Championships in Waterford City. The painting now hangs in the balloons owners sitting room.

Client Testimonial: " Anne is a talented young Artist” “It will be the first painting I'll have of this balloon”


St. Pio Goes for a Dip Dimensions 41cm High x 29cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This painting was commissioned in 2009 by this Hot Air Balloons owner. The photograph which the painting is based on was taken during the Irish Hot Air Balloons Championships in Waterford City in 2009. The painting now hangs,

alongside another of my paintings, in the balloons owners sitting room.

Client Testimonial: " Fabulous Anne. Great likeness but yet holds it's original as a painting. Brilliant !!!�


Flying Colours Dimensions 29cm High x 41cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This painting was commissioned by the wife of a Hot Air Balloon Pilot as a birthday present in January 2010

Client Testimonial: “Just got the amazing painting Anne. It‟s just fabulous. Love the whole mix of colours and layout of the balloons. Thanks again”


Toyota Portrait Dimensions 21cm High x 49cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This painting was commissioned by a car enthusiasts first car. It was painted from a photograph that the client had taken of the car when he owned it.

Client Testimonial: " I might not have this car anymore but now I have a fantastic painting as a reminder�


Mahon Falls Dimensions 40cm High x 70cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This painting was commissioned by a family in Waterford city in early 2010 to put the finishing touches to the familys new kitchen which I had designed. The painting is based on a photograph taken of the two children taken during a family day out to Mahon Falls in the Commeragh mountains. The frame was selected to compliments the kitchen/dining space where it was to be hung.

Client Testimonial: " Its beautiful. I love it. Thank You�


Life Dimensions 50cm High x 100cm Wide + 12cm High x 100cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description This painting was commissioned in 2010 for the living area of a chic and modern apartment in Dublin City Centre. The client wanted an abstract painting to compliment the current colour scheme in the living area. This is a two part painting. The lower canvas was cut to size to suit the specifications of the client. A mix of texture and matt and gloss areas in this work add to the depth and originality of this piece.

Client Testimonial: " You are an absolute gem! It's just perfect!�


Kirk Hammett Dimensions 40cm High x 40cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description I was asked to do this painting of Kirk Hammett from the band Metallica by a client who wanted to give his friend, who is an art loving Metallica fan, a truely unique and meaningful gift for his 21st birthday. The client had an idea of what he wanted in this painting including the Metallica logo in the background as his friend has this as tattoo. And after exploring a few suggestions with the client this is what we decided on.

Client Testimonial: " That's looking pretty awesome I have to say. I'm very happy with it. Job well done�


Mazda Drawing Dimensions 29cm High x 41cm Wide

Materials Dawler Rowney 130gm, Acid Free Cartridge Paper Daler Rowney Artists Pencils, HB – 8B

Description This RX7 was built by car enthusiast Joe Coady. This drawing was based on a photograph taken by Paddy McGrath Photography. This car, along with Paddys photgraphs was featured in both Modified Motors and Redline Magazine in the summer of 2010

Client Testimonial: " Its amazing. I can see the amount of time and attention to detail that went into this. Thank you so much�


Molly Dimensions 40cm High x 40cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description I was commissioned to do this painting in December 2010. The client gave me a photograph of her friends child to work from as she gave the painting to her friend as a Christmas Gift. She wanted something bright and colourful to reflect the childs age.

Client Testimonial: Note from the painting recipient: “love d painting of molly anne, best present ever, so like her! its beautiful!!!


Out to Sea Dimensions 29cm High x 41cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This painting is based on a photograph taken at sea of this boat owners pride and joy.


Flowers in Her Hair Dimensions 40cm High x 40cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description Commissioned in the summer of 2010 for display in a Hair Salon in Bunclody, Co. Wexford.


Jokers Back Dimensions 30 cm High x 30cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description Acrylic commission of the "Joker" from the movie "Batman". The painting was a gift for a young fan of the new Batman film from his dad.


Disco Babe Dimensions 50 cm High x 30cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description Part of a series of paintings commissioned for a chic new apartment in Dublin City centre.


Tammy Dimensions 29 cm High x 21cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This watercolour painting is of a very dearly loved family pet called Tammy. (Cocker Spaniel)


A Story to Tell Dimensions 42 cm High x 29cm Wide

Materials Dawler Rowney 130gm, Acid Free Cartridge Paper Daler Rowney Artists Pencils, HB – 8B

Description From a series of drawings of an elderly man which a face full of character and a story or two to tell


Ginger Dimensions 50 cm High x 65cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This watercolour painting is based on a photograph taken by the owner of this beautiful horse called “Ginger�.


Travel, fast cars & cool people Dimensions cm High x cm Wide (excluding frame)

Materials Ingris 160g Black Paster Paper Faber Castel Chalf Pastels & Derwent Soft Drawing Pencils

Description This one off drawing was created in early 2011 for Speedhunters Associate Editor and photographer Paddy McGrath. The drawing is based on a photograph taken by Paddy while covering an event for Speedhunters in Dubai in 2010. Referring to this photograph on Speedhunters Paddy said : “..of the thirty five thousand images I've taken for Speedhunters since April, it comes closest to defining what it is we do in one image. Travel, fast cars and cool people.�


A true lady Dimensions 29 cm High x 21cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This watercolour portrait is a reproduction of a photograph of the clients grandmother. The photo was taken just under two years ago, about three weeks short of her 101st birthday and was the last time the client got over to Oxford to see her before she died just under 4 months after the picture was taken. An hug from the client with a tear in her eye confirmed that the painting had done her grandmother justice!


Brisbane Skyline Dimensions 60 cm High x 120cm Wide

Materials Canvas Daler Rowney Artist Quality Acrylic Paints

Description This acrylic painting was commissioned by an Australian living in Brisbane city for their new apartment that over looks the bridge and river in the painting. This colours in this contemporary style painting were chosen by the client to complement his modern apartment.


Rainforest Waterfall Dimensions cm High x cm Wide

Materials 200lb Cotman Watercolour Paper Daler Rowney Artist Quality Watercolour Paints

Description This watercolour painting is based on a photograph taken by a couple on their honeymoon. The painting was framed in a simple black frame to compliment the black window frames in the couples home.


A Tribute to Aytron Senna Dimensions 80 cm High x 100cm Wide

Materials Deep Edge Canvas Paper & PVA glue

Description This collage was created using torn up pieces of paper taken from old car magazines. A tribute to the late Ayrton Senna. The death of three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna on May 1, 1994, occurred as a result of his car crashing into a concrete barrier while he was leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy. This accident became a turning point in the safety of Formula One.

NEW Commissions Portfolio  

The creative portfolio of artist and Interior Designer Anne Ellard. Updated with new work June 2011