Kiuyan Ran / Krusier is a digital illustration, concept and comic artist working in editorial, publishing, games, comic and product design industry.
Her main focus is to capture the light in the dark of the stories, visualize the fantasy world beyond reality, and show the moving concept that was hidden and left unwritten in the story.
Influenced by the aesthetic of contemporary movies, comics, games and illustrators in the golden age, exquisite, calm, symbolic have become her means to solve the problem. Characters are usually the focus of her depiction, because stories usually establish the strongest connection with the audience through various impressively written characters.
She has worked as game visual designer and concept artist at Netease Games and Activision Blizzard. Her freelance clients includes Entertainment Weekly, Tencent Games, Netease Games, People's Literature Publishing House, China Literature Limited, etc. Her works has been recognized by awards including 3x3 illustration annuals 16, 18, 19, American Illustrators 39, 40, Creative Quarterly, and also features in Society of Illustration Annual 62, 63, Creative Quarterly Best 100 illustration of 2020&2021, and Illustration West 60 Gold Award.
Entertainment Weekly, NetEase Games, Tencent Games, HyperGryph, Perfect World, Seasun Entertainment, People's Literature Publishing House, China Literature Limited, New Star Press, etc.
Artstation : Kiuyan Ran
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Twitter : @krusierweasley
Instagram : @krusierweasley
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