QU Lan
Adventure starts at bedtime

Children's Publishing

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
To illustrate a book of 30 real life stories of survival for young readers. I should investigate and interpret all kind of landscape, adventure scenes, men and women of different backgrounds and cultures. I also want to create an tense and exciting atmosphere of danger and intrigue.

How was the illustration used:
Children's picture book

How did you make this work:
The artwork is done digitally with a limited palette and a touch of woodcut texture effect.

Commissioner Name :
Rachel Williams
Commissioner Company :
Magic Cat Publishing

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QU Lan was born and raised in China and has been living in France after graduation from the China Academy of Art. She works as freelance illustrator and collaborates with numerous majors publishers and companies such as Hachette, Penguin Random House, ABC, Airbnb, OUP, Flammarion.