| Annabelle is a prolific full time artist who studied fine art illustration for four years at Exeter and Portsmouth, having learned many skills from her mother.
She is an established commission painter, completing numerous commissions since 2001, and has previously attended many craft fairs and shows as a public art demonstrator. She now owns The Valentine Gallery in Blandford Forum and uses the space for exhibitions and as her studio.
Although she is known primarily as a portrait artist, she also creates beautiful animal portraits, and any other subject is welcomed.
She is a direct descendant of famous 19th century portrait and landscape artist John Linnell, (the patron of William Blake) and is also related to the artist Samuel Palmer.