Hi, my name is Basia Tran and I'm a children's book illustrator.

Hi, my name is Basia Tran and I'm a children's book illustrator.

What's That?
"What's That?" is a children's picture book about the joys of sharing food. Written by Karen Chan, it is her debut book. Published by Gloo Books.
My Footprints
Second picture book by award-winning author, Bao Phi. Published by Capstone Editions · Art Director: Kay Fraser
Sydney Porter: Dog Girl
Modern-fantasy, young adult book cover for author Linda G. Reed.
The Science of Defying Gravity
Book cover and chapter illustrations for a middle-grade STEM based fiction by Linda G. Reed.
Music: Joey Pecoraro
Album & singles cover art for Joey Pecoraro.
J is for Jollof
J is for Jollof: An Alphabet Book, by GLORIA FÁTÚSÌN from Ọmọlúàbí Limited, a social enterprise startup that exists to promote literacy in indigenous Nigerian languages.
Family Portraits
An on-going collection of family portraits for friends and family.
"Bloom" Thesis
A children's book I made for my senior thesis project at Ringling College of Art & Design.
A Memory of Childhood
When I was a kid, my granny use to lock me out in the backyard if I misbehaved (I think she thought I was a puppy, I can’t mind that 😅) She said I wouldn’t be bothered and just played by myself. I imagine this is where I would go.
Quarantine in Spring
A personal piece I worked on when I felt down during the quarantine.
Fashion Illustrations
Trip to Vermont
A collection of illustrations from my and my husband's trip to Vermont. In progress.
Blooming
/blumɪŋ/ adj. - blossoming and glowing, as with youthful vigor and freshness.
Kiss
/kis/ v. - touch with the lips as a sign of love, desire, reverence, or greeting.
Comfortable: A Series
/ˈkəmfərdəbəl/ adj. - physical ease and relaxation. Free from stress or fear.
Death of Cupcake
Children's book by Susan Nicholas, MD.
Heroes of Hastovia
Fantasy, young adult book cover.
Sydney A. Frankel's Summer Mix-Up
Book cover & chapter illustrations for a middle grade coming of age novel by Danielle Joseph.
Meet the artist!
A profile I created for a Ten Day Takeover of my agency's social media.
The Flower Merchant
A children's book illustration spread done for my Illustration Class which inspired my senior thesis project.
The Grand Bearded Man
Illustration created for a class assignment with the prompt: "They buried him deep again."
A Rose
A spread created for the annually released "Meanwhile" comic at Ringling College of Art & Design in collaboration with a group of students selected by the Illustration faculty.
Music: Joey Pecoraro
Art I happily created for Joey Pecoraro's album, singles and merchandise.
Mermay 2020
Inktober 2020
Inktober 2019
Advertising
Style and assets creation for promotional purposes, animations, and apps.
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