I am running a workshop this Saturday as part of the very exciting Children's Book Fair at Parasol Unit.  My workshop is on Saturday from 11-1pm.  We will be making wordless picture books inspired by my Hato Press books In the City and In the Garden.  If you would like to join you can book tickets here: http://parasol-unit.org/book-making-workshop-with-emily-rand
You will also be able to buy my books from the Hato Press stand.  Hope to see you there!

PARTY LEGS!!! Experimenting with using a bit more colour... too much?!

I was delighted to be asked to illustrate the Family Trail for the National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award 2016.  I created three characters, a granny and two children, which also feature as wall decals in the exhibition itself.  If you visit the exhibition keep an eye out for them! The BP Portrait Award is on at the National Portrait Gallery until 4th September 2016 and its free. 

We are having a launch for my new book In the City on Thursday between 7-9 
at Hato Press, 6 Scawfell Street, London, E2 8NG
Please come if you can!


Some pictures from a workshop I led at the House of Illustration at the weekend, making books inspired by my books In The Garden and In The City with Hato Press.  It was a lot of fun and the books that everyone made were AMAZING!! Thank you to everyone who came.


My new book In the City is out now! Published with Hato Press, 2015
16 page wordless picture book with pages of different sizes, risograph printed in four colours.
A perfect christmas present for any nosy parkers or peeping toms!
Buy it from lovely shop NOOK online here.

I will be running a workshop at the House of Illustration on Saturday 30th January with Hato Press to launch my new book In The City! 
I will be signing copies of the book and running a workshop showing participants how to create their own unique wordless picture book inspired by my books In the City and In the Garden

The workshop is free with entry to the museum, or entry to the museum is free if you book the workshop, which ever way you prefer to look at it!! 
Places are limited so book early if you would like to come! BOOK TICKETS HERE!

I designed a Christmas card for Hato Press this year. You can buy them from their webshop here if you'd like one (or a few!).

A Dog Day reviewed in the New York Times Sunday Review section!
Alongside two other lovely books about going on a walk.
Read it here: http://nyti.ms/1HkyjHo

Nearly there! Been working on a new book with Hato Press for a while
  Into the City coming soon- to be launched in early October.


I obviously have brick and dot drawing fatigue as all I want to do is paint flowers! These are my nasturtiums I grew from seeds and I love them.

I have two prints in a group exhibition at Stour Space called LOOP DREAMS 

Both of these prints are for sale for £10 each. They are a signed edition of 20.
Available at Sour Space or please email me if you would like one emilysian@gmail.com

Pages from my holiday sketchbook.


from my little turtle to my big turtle xx

A Dog Day is Anorak Magazine's book of the month! Hooray and thank you!