Elsa Brants was born in Montpellier. She decided to become a comic artist after discovering the work of Gotlib and Rumiko Takahashi. In her early twenties she contributing to a fanzine, where she met her future husband Guillaume Lapeyre. Brants does the coloring for her husband's series 'Les Chroniques de Magon', and for several other comics. She teamed up with writer Nykko to create the poetic series 'Lily' in the collection Puceron of Editions Dupuis in 2009.