A gallery of Marjan Vafaian’s beautiful illustrations

Marjan Vafaian (Vafaeian)

Marjan Vafaian (Vafaeian)

Edinburgh International Book Festival is the place, and two of Tiny Owl’s most talented author/illustrators, Nahid Kazemi and Marjan Vafaian (Vafaeian) are attending. If you are in Edinburgh on 27th and 28th of August, get your tickets and don’t miss out!

    • See this blog post to find out about the subjects and their schedules at the Ed Book Festival. Here

Buy Bijan & Manije here.

Buy The Parrot and the Merchant here.


Below you will find a short introduction about Marjan Vafaian:

Marjan Vafaian has about 15 years of work experience, but her first illustrated book was published no earlier than 10 years ago.

However, even before her works were published in books, they were included in various exhibitions and she was known in Iran as an illustrator with a bright future

Marjan Vafaeian’s illustrations are elaborate and full of details that set her works apart from everybody else’s. However, rather than being a prolific illustrator, she prefers to create meritorious works and so there are only a few published books illustrated by her.

Almost all of her books have been well received by Iranian critics and have won awards in international exhibitions as well.

Marjan Vafaian is also a capable sketcher and her entries were announced the selected sketches of the 2004’s Figures Futur Biennal.

As well as winning awards in Iran for her illustrations, she was one of the runner-ups in 2004’s Noma Concours for illustrating the book entitled The Sound of Little Green Goats’ Footsteps and two years later, in 2006, she won the Noma Concours Encouragement Prize for the illustrations of ‘The Red Ladybird’.

Marjan Vafaian’s illustrations and sketches have been presented in international as well as Iranian exhibitions.

Here you see a selection of her illustrations:

 

Owl series

Owl series

 

The camel caravan in the Parrot and the Merchant

The camel caravan in the Parrot and the Merchant

 

Biti and Ziti

Biti and Ziti

 

Bijan & Manije

Bijan & Manije

 

Taking a bath in the story of Ghost

Taking a bath in the story of Ghost

 

Open-box series, Elephant in love with scissors

Open-box series, Elephant in love with scissors

 

Everything is small and similar from far away. You won't notice it when you're between them. Shadows series

Everything is small and similar from far away. You won’t notice it when you’re between them. Shadows series

 

teapot series

teapot series

 

Marjan's self portrait

Marjan’s self portrait

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