Lok Ng likes to merge illustration with calligraphy in order to integrate traditional spirit and character of design of Chinese artworks, while mixing in feelings drawn from Japanese artists, and some ideas from Western design.
"Possibly, as I’m colourblind, I love black, white and grey," says Lok. "[Even when I use colour], I’m more inclined to employ a mixture of simple but greatly contrasted shades."
Where did you train, and did you specialize in any one area?
What are your favourite tools?
A Chinese brush and my computer.
What techniques do you use most?
These mainly include calligraphy, layout and graphic design.
What has been your favourite piece you've created and why?
I love the Unknown, Loveliness, Floating and Immit Love. They signified a milestone for me – I successfully mixed calligraphy with illustration – and remind me of the time I worked with Yasumasa Yonehara. Among these, I regard Floating and Unknown as my best works.
What computer packages do you use?
Photoshop and Illustrator.
What clients have you worked for? Where have you exhibit your work?
I’ve had a wide range of clients, including MTV, Tiger Translate, Suren magazine, Newwebpick, Rvlvr magazine, Kule magazine and Canton radio. My work has been displayed at concerts, on websites, in magazines and at metro stations.
What are your favourite websites and blogs?
Pinterest and Behance
Floating. Photography by Yasumasa Yonehara. Model: Aoitsukasa.