Create illustrated portraits from photos

I studied fine art and painting techniques and for a long time was completely against the idea of going digital. I just didn't see the point of it until I started working professionally as an illustrator. I then had to start making changes to illustrations as requested by clients. This means you have to be quite flexible in the way you work, which makes traditional pen and paper drawing less practical.

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Anna is an Australian freelance illustrator living in Bristol. She studied Painting and Fine Art at the National Art School in Sydney and Illustration and Typography in London. Her clients include The Guardian, Penguin Random House and Converse, and she regularly illustrates the headshots for Computer Arts' Insight section.