Yingqi Chen

Yingqi Chen

IllustratorGuangzhou, China
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Yingqi Chen

Yingqi Chen

IllustratorGuangzhou, China
About me
I graduate from Arts University Bournemouth this year, and intend to continue my study to a Master’s degree. I am keen on both reading and creating children’s picturebooks. I hope to enter children's book publishing industry.
  • If I were an orca
    If I were an orcaIt is a fiction picturebook about animal performance for 3 to 8-year-old children. The story is set in an aquarium, I choose orcas as characters. One day a girl becomes an orca in a fish tank, and she finds the secret behind the happy orca show……
  • A journey with African wildlife
    A journey with African wildlifeIt is a non-fiction picturebook about African animals for 3 to 8-year-old children. The book is led by a time-travel story, starting with a scene where a baboon grabs a book from a boy. With the process of chasing the book, the boy interacts with different animals as the day passes......
  • Yumcha
    YumchaA short animation depicting my "yumcha" story with grandparents in my childhood. There are some traditions and customs of Cantonese "yumcha" culture in this animation: knocking on a table to show thanks, washing tableware before the meal, stamping the menu card when you order meals, etc.
Projects credited in
  • Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) Illustration
    Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) IllustrationThe BA Illustration course at AUB is founded on an inclusive notion of illustration, that recognises the breadth of practices, and contexts within which it operates. Here, students define their own universe whilst building the skills to enable them to adapt to the rapidly expanding and diversifying field of contemporary illustration, whether those are drawing, print, digital or time-based practices. AUB illustration students are resourceful and agile creatives who maintain a clear sense of th
  • Digital Drawing
  • Animation
  • Hand Craft
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    BA (hons) IllustrationArts University Bournemouth
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom