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.
Death of Cupcake
2020
Children's book by Susan Nicholas, MD.
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
Inktober 2020
2020
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