Guituzi : Big ship

Children's Publishing

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
The story comes from an an invitation from a publishing company. The story "big ship" tells the changes in long time. As I read the story, I kept turning pictures in my mind. . I extract two visual elements in the story:black iron boat and white fishing net.They are extracted as clues throughout the story. I painted with acrylic, hoping to convey strong energy.

How was the illustration used:
These are five illustrations in the picture book

How did you make this work:
I painted with acrylic



Personal Website:
https://weibo.com/guituzi1984


Currently Based:
China

Biography:
The book《Snowman》published in 2014 won the Laureate children's Book Award ; The book《Meeting Goat》 published in 2015 won the best beautiful painting book award ; The book 《Gift of eight crows》 published in 2016 was selected into the "2016 honor list of Chinese original picture books"; The work《 blue horse and eagle》 was selected into the second national illustration art exhibition held by China Artists Association; The work 《Big ship》 was selected into the "13th National Art Exhibition" organized by China Artists Association, and won the gold medal of 2019 BIBF Ananas international illustration exhibition, the gold medal of 2019 CCBF golden pinwheel international illustration exhibition,the best works aword of 2019 little hat international picture book competition, and the silver medal of the 7th National illustration Biennale。

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