Jan (Zixuan) Zhou
Life Story Work

Design Product & Packaging

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
Life Story Work is a film poster I did with scriptwriters Christopher Plank. The poster is base on his story, a mother who has pregnancy trauma adopted a damaged child, she must learn to balance her family and take care her adopted daughter. It asks questions about what it means to be a parent and how we deal with realities that don’t align with our expectations.

How was the illustration used:
The poster was used as promotional illustrative content for a TV series; Life Story Work.

How did you make this work:
I used pencil to draw the draft, and the lines and colours are all complete on procreate.

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University of the arts London
Illustration and visual media

Currently Based:
Unite Kingdom

Jan Zhou is an illustrator based in China and the UK, currently studying at the University of the Arts London. She is working as an animator and Illustrator. She focuses on editorial illustration and book illustration. She likes to use digital way in illustration, but she also using different material in her personal practice.