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.

J is for Jollof
2020
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.
Quarantine in Spring
2020
A personal piece I worked on when I felt down during the quarantine.
My Footprints
2019
Second picture book by award-winning author, Bao Phi. Published by Capstone Editions · Art Director: Kay Fraser
A Memory of Childhood
2020
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.
Family Portraits
2019
An on-going collection of family portraits for friends and family.
Sydney Porter: Dog Girl
2019
Modern-fantasy, young adult book cover for author Linda G. Reed.
The Science of Defying Gravity
2020
Book cover and chapter illustrations for a middle-grade STEM based fiction by Linda G. Reed.
Thumbelina
2019
A classic by Hans Christian Andersen.
Two Parts of Me
2019
Children's book by Susan Nicholas, MD. Published by Human Consciousness Consortium Publishing · Spring 2019
"Bloom" Thesis
2017
A children's book I made for my senior thesis project at Ringling College of Art & Design.
Kiss
2018
/kis/ v. - touch with the lips as a sign of love, desire, reverence, or greeting.
Blooming
2018
/blumɪŋ/ adj. - blossoming and glowing, as with youthful vigor and freshness.
Engagement
2019
Personal piece of a loving memory.
Comfortable: A Series
2018
/ˈkəmfərdəbəl/ adj. - physical ease and relaxation. Free from stress or fear.
Music: Joey Pecoraro
2018
Art I happily created for Joey Pecoraro's album, singles and merchandise.
The Flower Merchant
2016
A children's book illustration spread done for my Illustration Class which inspired my senior thesis project.
The Grand Bearded Man
2017
Illustration created for a class assignment with the prompt: "They buried him deep again."
Heroes of Hastovia
2018
Fantasy, young adult book cover.
A Rose
2017
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.
Fruits
2019
An experiment and study.
Meet the artist!
2018
A profile I created for a Ten Day Takeover of my agency's social media.
Comics
2020
Just a collection of short comics for your (and my) amusement.
Mermay 2020
2020
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