Niki Ling was born and raised in Canton, China. Before becoming a freelance illustrator, she had been worked as a graphic designer for two years after four years commercial art design university courses and she got a bachelor degree after graduation. It was amazing for her to realize that she actually extremely enjoys and loves creating illustrations and this is the part she is full of passion.
Meanwhile, graphic design helps her to work on some parts of creating
illustrations. Almost at the same time she is working tirelss in a series of illustrations just like what she does right now.
Niki draws insipration from everything, but especially fairy tales, animation, literature and art, fantastic and dark matters,movies, music, issues of the whole world, life attitudes, world cultures. Besides, Niki has long been fascinated by stories and characters, she also really likes to create characters and it is always exciting to infuse personalities into them and make them unique.
Niki’s painting style includes colorful, adorable, positive and full of information. She specializes in tradition paintings and character designs. Niki always likes discovering new things and she can always get a surprise from all of those new things.
In the year of 2009, Niki’s artworks were showcased in the Illustrative 2009 of Berlin and the ad-tech 2009 of Beijing. Niki had some digital illustration works in 2008, You could find her past digital artworks from a Taiwan magazine which calls “Illustraion Design Fair306″. In the year of 2010, Niki’s newest artworks are just showcased in a huge event which called YODEX(Taipei), Ad:Tech(Singapore) and ADC/One Show Ceremony(New York); Besides, Niki’s works will be showcased more in the upcoming months of this 2010, the upcoming one will be in OFFF(Paris).
Niki would love to write and illustrate her own children’s book someday…
I am an illustrator based in England who harbours a great passion for magic realist genre.
Born in Vietnam with the passion for art and literature, I came to Britain to discover my inner self, to get the closer to being an “artist”.I illustrate what I have read, scenes from movies I have watched, through dreamlike and surrealist imagery.
I produce bespoke illustrations of fine detais, feminine themes with a sensible fashion look. If you are interested in hiring or getting to know me, please drop me a line at: email@example.com.