Oana Befort's Portfolio

BOOKS

BACKPACK EXPLORER: BEACH WALK

Publisher: Storey Publishing

Cover and interior illustrations.

Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk is packed with prompts and activities, including 12 interactive field guides (for shells, jellyfish, and more), sensory scavenger hunts, science experiments such as a Stick Sundial, games, and simple projects including food chain match-ups and driftwood fish. Equipped with a real magnifying glass, stickers, and a beach log for recording shoreline sightings and adventures, this book is the perfect take-along for any beach adventure.

Available here or here.

199 FLOWERS

Publisher: USBORNE Publishing.

106/199 watercolor and gouache illustrations.

Book available here or Amazon.

DRAWING WILD ANIMALS

Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. | Imprint: Quarry Books

Featuring the delightful and informative illustrations of artist Oana Befort and the inspiring expertise of conservation educator Maggie Reinbold, Drawing Wild Animals guides artists at all skill levels as they learn about, observe, and draw animals in a whole new light.

Release date: May 8, 2018. Available here.

199 THINGS AT THE SEASIDE


Publisher: USBORNE Publishing.

Watercolor and gouache illustration work.


Book available here or Amazon.

BACKPACK EXPLORER: ON THE NATURE TRAIL

Publisher: Storey Publishing

Cover and interior illustrations.

Jump-start curiosity with this take-along field guide for children ages 4 to 8. From worms, birds, and spiders to trees, flowers, and clouds, young explorers learn what to look and listen for wherever they are — whether in a nature preserve, an urban park, or a suburban backyard. {...} Filled with activities, checklists, and stickers, this interactive nature guide belongs in every kid’s backpack.

Available here.

THE MAGICAL UNICORN SOCIETY - OFFICIAL COLOURING BOOK

Publisher: MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS

Line illustration work for coloring pages.  Artist collaborative book.

Available here.

FORGET ME NOT

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends, New York / Macmillan Publishing Group

Watercolor illustrations for jacket art and page elements.

Written by: Ellie Terry

ELIA

Self-published by: Anastasia Feuerstein, France.

ELIA learns to share ~ the first little book part of a series of both entertaining and educational books. Elia is a little owl (no bigger than a person’s hand) that travels around the forest and human villages and shares her adventures with her two faithful friends: an old hedgehog Valentin and a little tree frog Soline. Together they are learning and discovering different facts and lessons about life.

Available to purchase from here.

CREATIVE FOLK ART AND BEYOND

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing / Quarto Books, USA.

Creative Folk Art and Beyond is a book full of tips, creative projects, and ideas for creating cheerful folk art inspired by the Scandinavian concept of Hygge. Learn how to create beautiful folk-inspired art from Flora Waycot (cover art), Oana Befort, Marenthe Otten, and Terri Kasuba who each bring their unique style to the book.

Available to purchase from here or here.

COLORING DIARY

Publisher: MICHAEL O'MARA BOOKS

Line illustration work for coloring pages.  Artist collaborative book.

A beautiful perpetual diary that combines full-color artwork from the Royal Horticultural Society’s world-renowned Lindley Library with original black-and-white artwork for the diarist to color. An item to treasure in itself, this special diary is made unique by adding color to the artworks—adding a truly personal and original touch.

Available here.


MAGAZINES

MOLLIE MAKES MAGAZINE

Editorial watercolor illustration.

Issue 78 / 2017, UK.

TROIS FOIS PAR JOUR MAGAZINE 

Chapter watercolor illustrations.

Spring 2017 issue, Canada.

BEST HEALTH MAGAZINE

Editorial watercolor illustration.

May 2014 issue, Canada.

UPPERCASE MAGAZINE

Various featured illustrations.

Issue 31, 2016.


OTHER PRINTED PUBLICATIONS AND FEATURES:

FLOW BOOK FOR PAPER LOVERS:  Illustrated spreads. English & Dutch Edition. Issue 5.

ARTFUL BLOGGING MAGAZINE: Artist feature, Spring 2016 issue.

FLOW MAGAZINE, ILLUSTRATION SPECIAL: Artist feature / "40 illustrators we love", 2015.

UPPERCASE "WORK / LIFE" BOOK: Artist Feature, 2013.

OUDERS VAN NU MAGAZINE: Artist feature, February 2013 issue.

WHOLE FOODS MAGAZINE: DIY print project, 2012.

PICTURE PERFECT SOCIAL MEDIA BOOK

PITH AND VIGOR MAGAZINE


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