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Star Wars… as Chinese ink paintings, by Tik Ka From East

Hong Kong artist Tik Ka From East presents a collection of Star Wars images rendered in the style of Chinese ink paintings.

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Photo: Tik Ka From East.

“Hong Kong people which grew up in the British colonial era absorbed European, American, Japanese cultures – including comic books, movies and food culture – whilst, at the same time, having a traditional Chinese background,” he told HKFP. “I grew my foreign culture into the Chinese style, with this series.”

chinese ink cartoon

Photo: Tik Ka From East.

chinese ink cartoon

Photo: Tik Ka From East.

Tik Ka also included a more satirical – and possibly scarier – take on intergalactic villain Emperor Palpatine…

chinese ink cartoon

Photo: Tik Ka From East.

Tik Ka is currently exhibiting in Taiwan until the end of January. Click here for more details.

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Star Wars... as Chinese ink paintings, by Tik Ka From East