Batik Girl: Creating amazing content


Concept artist Atiqah works on artwork in pre-production, and uses both watercolours as well as digital tools to bring her works to life. — Photos: GLENN GUAN/The Star

Atiqah Mohd Abu Bakar sits quietly tucked away in a corner at The R&D Studio in Pacific Place Commercial Centre in Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya. At her desk, she busies herself researching images, reading stories, sketching, painting in watercolours, and crafting images digitally.

The 29-year-old concept artist is part of a small team of creative minds behind the award-winning short film Batik Girl, which has been gaining much attention and successfully inspiring Malaysian pride, after being made publicly available on YouTube earlier this month.

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