QU Lan
La fin du train-train

Ahead on the train tracks

Children's Publishing

Commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Book Cover/s, Book inside or spot illustration/s

How did you make this work:
To illustrate a story about how Femke, a timid train conductor, plunged into a crazy adventure in which she finally found her inner courage and the freedom. I use the contrast between a calm colour palette in the first part of the book and increasingly vivid colors from the beginning of the adventure, to highlight the drastic change in the heroine's mind.

Commissioner Company :
Glénat Jeunesse

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QU Lan was born and raised in China. After graduating in oil-painting from the China Academy of Art, she moved to France and worked as a graphic designer in agencies. She then discovered the passion for illustration and launched her career as freelance illustrator. Now she collaborates with numerous major publishers and companies such as Hachette, Usborne, OUP, Airbnb, Adobe, etc.