Hi there! I am Ulla, a Finnish illustrator
focusing on children's books and fantasy.
I work with various styles and techniques
both in traditional and digital media.

I studied philosophy and aesthetics
at Helsinki Uni­versity and graphic
design at Helsinki Metropolia UAS.

Read my detailed CV over here.


The Tolkien Inspired Art of Ulla Thynell

Article in Middle-Earth News. May 30, 2013

Illustrious: Ulla Thynell

Interview by Alex Hurst. September 27, 2013.

Talks with Tolkien artists: ullakko

Interview by Mirach Ravaia. March 11, 2014.