Anna Lena is a self-taught illustrator and author based in Gouda, the Netherlands. She has always been fond of creating art and finding interesting stories. Having trained as an Industrial Designer, she quickly shifted to pursuing illustration, writing and teaching.
In her artwork she uses a mix of collage, paint and digital tools, to add depth and a tactile sense to the work. Nostalgia is a big source of inspiration to Anna Lena. She loves old buildings, books, nature, history, cooking and eating.