October 01, 2015

Morning Walk

It's a long time since we have had such a beautiful autumn. Days on end of bright clear air and positively raging colours! I am…
September 11, 2015

The Window Perspective.

I'm sitting looking out of an upstairs window at the view of our garden. There is a rose that has just finished giving the most…
June 20, 2015

A Wander Through My Garden

I find the spring and early summer brings the chance to meet wonderful old friends. It starts with the Snowdrops and Primroses.…
May 17, 2015

Thunder and lightning – Very Very frightening!

The morning was lovely. The air was a bit warmer so I was able to get out into the garden and pull up a few more weeds without…
November 09, 2014

The cattle return

Our day started on an exciting note! The cattle arrived back at the farm for the winter having spent the summer out on the moor.…
July 25, 2014

Exciting week!

A few weeks ago I exhibited some paintings in the St Teath Art Exhibition. I was thrilled when Michael Williams, the art…
May 06, 2014


I seem to have been away for such a long time and have thoroughly enjoyed myself but it is SO wonderful to be back home. The…
March 31, 2014

Notes from the Sketch Pad!

It’s quite a time since I have written anything on my blog and I am really looking forward to sharing a little of what goes on in…
November 10, 2013

Twitter giveaway and free shipping!

I had a successful follower “give away” on Twitter this week when I reached 300 followers. The winner was Nita Dalley an artist…
October 06, 2013

Finished and hand-over

The picture is finished at last! I have thoroughly enjoyed painting it but am strangley sad to hand it over. I will miss it, the…
October 01, 2013

A Give Away!

Hi everyone – I’m doing a twitter give away! Go and follow @AnnaCornsArt, and when I get to 200 followers I will select one…
September 23, 2013

Portrait of Alice

It is strange to be asked to paint someones portrait, to try to capture a person and recreate the essance of that person onto a…
September 01, 2013

Autumn Colours – Wow

September is here and the first fabulous colours are starting to show. Every time I see the rose hips on the Rosa Rugosa I simply…
June 30, 2013

Busy Weekend

What a weekend! Sometimes in a small village lots of special things happen all at once – this was just such a time! Yesterday we…
June 16, 2013

PS on a Cream Tea

I have just had a call from the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust to say how pleased they were to receive our cheque for the money we…
June 08, 2013

Bluebell Walk

I walked up to the village today. It only takes about five minutes to reach the bridge over the river and as you emerge from the…
June 04, 2013

Our Fantastic Cream Tea!

Everything went perfectly! The morning started bright and clear but my first job seemed a bit daunting, the lawn was covered by…
April 30, 2013

Sunshine Colours

It has really felt like spring today. The sun has shone all day so I have had the chance to do some gardening. The colours are…
April 13, 2013

Pencil Portrait of Jan!

The last portrait I did was of Melvin, the new landlord of The Old Inn, St Breward. This one is of Jan who works there and is a…
March 28, 2013

Pencil Portrait of Melvin!

I thought I should like to introduce you to our new landlord of The Old Inn, St Breward. As you can see he is a tremendous…
March 26, 2013

The Family Hug!

Today really is a day for staying indoors – if at all possible. I went down to the coast this morning and the wind was bitingly…
March 19, 2013

Sunny Port Isaac Morning

Yesterday was fantastic in Port Isaac! Beautiful and sunny and warm! I had to go there to have a rehearsal for a Music Hall…
March 11, 2013

Home again!

My trip away has been terrific! I have caught up with so many family and friends and have been looked after beautifully. I didn’t…
February 17, 2013

Martin Clunes buys my picture of Fizzy!

Martin Clunes was due to film up at our local pub, The Old Inn at St Breward, so I was hoping that my pictures, which are on show…
February 14, 2013

Silly shoes, sand and lunch at Rick Steins!

We had a fantastic day out with the Port Isaac Chorale. We started out at a friends house and then, to get over to Padstow, and…
February 06, 2013

Winter walk

We walked to the village yesterday. It was bitingly cold as we went up through the great Beech trees. Half way up Mine Hill there…
February 01, 2013

Our first Snowdrops

They are here! When we see the first signs of snowdrops we can’t help but smile. These brave little flowers push up through the…
January 06, 2013

VIDEO - A Walk to Port Isaac / Port Wenn

At the end of the summer I took my paints and headed to Port Isaac to paint the old school building. From there I went down the…
December 27, 2012

Denzil Dog

I had a super visit to The Masons Arms in Camelford the other day to deliver this pencil drawing of Denzil. He is such a lovely…
December 16, 2012

Christmas Spirit

I really feel that the Christmas Spirit is coming! I went down to Cedar Croft Nursery yesterday to replenish the stock of my…
December 07, 2012

Old Man of the Tree

If you go down to Charlestown near St Austell you can see this wonderful carving at the side of the road. It used to be a tree…
November 23, 2012

Port Gavern Picture

Who says that water colour has to be wishy-washy! This picture of Port Gavern is now hanging in the lovely pub there where we go…
November 02, 2012

Cattle Return From the Moor

I always look forward to the return of the cattle from Bodmin Moor. They have been up there for the summer but now, as the…
October 22, 2012

Autumn Day on the Moor

The weather up on the moor yesterday was fantastic! I had done a drawing the day before and an under painting so was able to take…
September 27, 2012

Autumn Berries

The sun was so warm on my back as I walked down the lane. The land drops away and there is more shelter from the prevailing wind.…
September 12, 2012

New winter coat!

It feels as though my studio has a new winter coat. All the old rotten wood has been replaced so I should think it will see me…
September 04, 2012

Studio Rebuild

My lovely studio has stood up to some of the most violent weather in the UK but it had started to really rot away. So it is time…
August 18, 2012

The Storm

It’s calm now. The storm has roared through so today we are assessing the damage. A few tiles came off the roof on the first day…
August 13, 2012

Good Finish and Quickly Too!

About two weeks ago I received a visit from some elderly neighbours to ask me to paint a picture to be given as a gift. I was…
August 06, 2012

A Lonely Business?

Painting can be quite a lonely business. Very few people that I know can paint while there are loads of things happening all…
July 25, 2012

High Hedges, Flowers and the Pub!

Cornwall is famous for it’s diverse countryside which ranges from high bleak and beautiful moorland, across rolling farmland down…
July 18, 2012

My visit to the Penlee Gallery

I recently went on a trip to Penzance with my friends Yo and Fenella to the Penlee Gallery. It was an inspiration! Fenella and me…
July 15, 2012

Super Sunday!

I was welcomed into my studio this morning by the most beautiful poppy. Although it has been blown over by our recent gales and…
July 13, 2012

Colours of the Moor

I can’t wait to tell you about the colours on the moor this morning! Although it was raining there were patches of sunshine which…
April 03, 2012

Painting For The Air Ambulance

Presentation of a commissioned painting of the helicopter and crew which is now displayed in their new HQ near Newquay. I had…

What I offer


Available in my Etsy Shop

Original paintings

Contact me to discuss the purchase of an original.

Commissioned work

See below for more information and pricing

What I offer


Available in my Etsy Shop

Original paintings

Contact me to discuss the purchase of an original.

Commissioned work

See below for more information and pricing


Anja’s Parents

Old Churchtown, St Breward

old dog



"I commissioned a portrait of my parents for their silver wedding anniversary, Anna was able to work entirely from photographs, and was happy to make small changes until I was absolutely thrilled with the result!" - Anja Havinga - Holland

May I do a painting for you?

The first step in having a portrait painted is to talk about exactly what you would like, and if possible, have a meeting. I can liaise entirely by email if preferred. You send me your photograph, we discuss your requirements either via phone or email. I then send you a photograph of the painting for approval and then pop the artwork in the post. All payments can be completed via paypal, bank transfer or good old-fashioned cheque! Contact me.

Commission Prices

Size Medium Price
6 x 8 inches Pencil £35.00
16 x 20 Inches Pencil £120
6 x 8 Inches Watercolour or Pastel £55.00
16 x 20 Inches Watercolour or Pastel £150.00
6 x 8 Inches Oils or Acrylics £90.00
16 x 20 Inches Oils or Acrylics £180.00

Pictures can be any size or shape so do feel free to ask me for what you want. For portraits, a little more is charged for extra subjects or complicated backgrounds. I also have many more pictures in my Etsy shop. Click here to visit it.

beach run

Moonlight Dip


Teddy Cousins!

ocean splash

Shell Beach



dog portrait2

Beautiful Olive!

dog portrait3



Autumn Specials



dog portrait







Glass of Red


Cherry Ripe

sunset estuary

Sunset Sail




Red Sails 1 and Red Sails 2







snowy walk

Church Field, St Breward




May on the Moor


Happy Humfrey!

cold tree

Winter Chill on Mine Hill, St Breward

Visit my shop

Original paintings and prints can be purchased online. Click here.

Drop me a line

Tel: 01208 850844
Mobile: 07720 248594
International: +44 1208 850844

Or send me an e-mail: art@annacornsart.co.uk