Ana Cruz is a professional digital artist from Portugal, Europe.
Since young age, Ana has a special taste for the dark, gothic and dramatic aesthetics of art and soon the artist focused her professional life completely into the world of art.
Ana started back in 2005, completely self-taught, driven by her immense passion for the arts and the will to learn with discipline, all the digital wonders that would allow her to evolve and become the artist you see nowadays.
Still eager to learn even more, Ana meanwhile got a degree in Graphic Design and Arts, in order to enlarge her knowledge, areas of expertize and also, to refine her artistic vision, taste and skills for the art she's so passionate about.
She currently works as a professional and independent digital artist under the name of Ana Cruz Arts.
Ana's biggest inspirations are her own secret realms and her passion for themes such as death, macabre beauty and romantic deep emotions.
In her personal art, Ana always aims to achieve a mixture of dark fantasy and dramatic romance, sometimes with a surreal twist, always portraying the beauty of darkness, wishing to make it appealing and alluring.
Her art captures the deepest secrets of human souls, secret realms and dream worlds, always with a dramatic story behind every scenery. A story which someone can always relate to.
Always getting amazing feedback from fans and public in general, Ana soon got the attention of a vast range clientele; international puzzle and calendar companies, worldwide famous publishers and authors, music bands and record labels and, naming just a few selected: Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Harper Collins, Ravensburger, Korsch Verlag, Difference Music, Zoltan Entertainment, Hardice Management, Insomniac Productions, BrainTicket Records, F.X. Schmid, Open Field, Ink Monster, Simms Books, Pants On Fire Press, among others.
Ana's passion for the arts keep on delivering results and she maintains her discipline to learn more and more, always aiming to achieve perfection in her art.
"Reality is just a dull moment between me and my Dark Wonderland. Art is the magnificent bridge that carries me there while awake".