Yan Ba was born at the end of 1975 in Beijing, China, she learned traditional Chinese painting from her father when she was little, and then went to Paris to study art. She graduated from Tsinghua Academy of Fine Arts and Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne). She likes psychology and sociology, and loves nature. She is good at traditional Chinese painting and hand-painted illustration. She uses bold colors in Chinese painting and held solo exhibitions with her father in China, France, South Korea, the United States and many other places. At the same time, she held the Animal and Nature Film Festival with her friends in China.
In recent years, she has been doing more and more hand-drawing illustrations. She is good at exploring the true feelings with intentional patterns, exquisite techniques and bright colors. She likes to use high-intensity contrast to reflect the mood and atmosphere of the illustrated characters, and is committed to express feelings with illustrations to bring hope to others. Her art works always give people peaceful, comfortable, and joyful feelings.