Herrick Ong is a student at UCSD with an interest in visual arts and illustration. He has donated his time as a volunteer children's art teacher and has been involved on projects including:
He most commonly works digitally with a tablet. Familiar programs include Photoshop and Paint Tool Sai, among others. He is also versed in traditional mediums such as pencil, charcoal, acrylic, and pastel.
Herrick has been drawing his whole life, first inspired by great children's illustrators such as Leo Lionni and Lane Smith. In his current and future work, Herrick hopes to explore illustration with a sense of wonder.