Celine Ka Wing Lau

CV

Celine Ka Wing Lau is a Freelance Illustrator from Hong Kong, currently based in London.

An individual who love to illustrates bold, colourful images and witty characters which mostly build with unusual yet intriguing elements. Grandparents, kids, your neighbour's cat likes it. Trust me. They do.

She studied in UAL: Camberwell College of Arts.

She did number of collaborations as well as commissions for different client.

Open for projects and collaboration.

Education

2006-2015: Hong Kong Baptist University Affiliated School Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary school

2016: Chamberlain Institute 

Western Creative Art and Design Course (Foundation)

2016-2019: University of the Arts London - Camberwell College of Arts 


Qualification

2016: BTEC Art and Design Level 3

Awarded- Merit

2018: IELTS 

Overall Band Score: 7 

Listening- 7.5, Reading- 6.5, Writing- 6.0, Speaking- 7.0

2019: BA (Hons) Illustration 

Awarded- Upper Second Class Honour (2:1)


working ExpeRIence

2019 May: Dorling Kindersley (DK) Working Experience

It was a short working experience offered by Dorling Kindersely. I worked as an internal designer under the art department of age 0-9. Help to do scamps, doing layout, generating ideas as well as draft illustration idea for upcoming publishing books. 

University Internal & External Event 

 2016-2017: Spitalfield Market x Camberwell College of Arts

Have been an active member to organising and planning the event, from organising teams to operating the shops and the sales for two years consecutive. Have been selling illustration artwork through the event with my fellow classmate.


2018: South London Gallery Children Books Fair 

Created and published a children picture book for the 2018 South London Gallery Children Books Fair, helped setting up event as well as updating team members.


2018-2019: Course Event Poster Design 

Competition

2016: Giordano “ World without Strangers” T-Shirt design Competition Selected Winner (One of Five) 


Collaboration + Commissions 

2017: Cameron Interiors Ltd

 design a sets of Red Envelope Design for Cameron Interiors (Hong Kong Interior Company)

2017-2018:  Stickerapp

Collaborating with the sticker app for designing stickers as well as promoting it online.

2018 - 2019: Lee Tung Avenue, Hong Kong

Illustrated festival wall poster design at 2 separate occasions; designed for 2018 Christmas as well as 2019 Chinese New year (Year of Boar)

2018:  Laugh Exchange

Illustrate a comedian for their instagram promotion.

2019: Parallax Photographic Coop 

An Animation Submission for Parallax Photographic Coop. Created a 30 second instruction guide for people wanted to develop their own black and white film.

Animated in stop motion and being edit on adobe after effects.

Created the left and right hand as characters as well as acted as instructions.


On going - Personal Request Illustrations

Software Skills

Adobe - Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop (+5 Years)

After Effect, Premier, Light House (+3 Years)

Procreate (4 years)

Cheetah 3D (1 years)

Ultimaker (1 years)


Language

Cantonese (Native), English (Fluent), Mandarin (Good)