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Illustration - Reflection

Christy Stephanie

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 - 12:00:04 am

@ Christy Stephanie

Personal lessons I learned:

Ugliness can be effective if it’s accurately expressive Sometimes the simplest solution is the most direct one. (But subtlety is still beautiful; I’m still trying to get it right because it’s quite tricky) Even pink can be creepy if you curate it right. Curved upper lips make for a creepy character. It’s okay to distort a character’s opaque glasses to give Read more →

Illustration - Process

Christy Stephanie

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - 11:43:24 pm

@ Christy Stephanie

I started with an idea about an event of bus-hopping. And then it turned into an event of a bus tour of horror places in Singapore. And then it turned into an event welcoming you to hell, Asian horror style. Finally, I decided to turn it on its head into a happy-go-lucky ‘Welcome to Hell Party’.

In terms of audience, I Read more →


FINAL ArtWorks & Reflections


Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 - 12:57:54 pm

@ Wabi Sabi


I feel that the transparent material really does bring the idea of trapping air and I really wanted a mockup that could present this.Β I tried to find new mockups to replace the ones I had. So here’s the new version, that presents the transparent materials of the posters and tickets.


Inspired Read more →


Illustration for design: Assignment III process + reflection

Viena Lee

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 - 02:38:21 am

@ Viena Lee Lin Tsin

Choosing the topic

For our final assignment, we are tasked to create a series of 4 – 5 collaterals for our client that is from an events management agency. Immediately, I knew that I wanted to do something that was of my interest, which was animals!

Different ideas were then expanded from the overarching idea of working on animals. That is when Read more →


DV2002: Assessment #3 - Applied Illustration (Process)

Seng Yi Ling

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 - 03:41:03 pm

@ Seng Yi Ling

After that 15 min brain storming activity Ms Lisa had us try during class I felt was really useful, not only do i get to look around and have greater inspiration for ideas, i get to move around instead of sitting down!

From that walk, i generated this idea where i can do a fictional event like a Couch Potato Support Read more →


applied illustration: sketches and process


Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 - 02:49:29 pm

@ kc

introducing the models

i’ve chosen three endlings as the models of my whole campaign:

there were a few other choices, but i deliberately chose these three because they had names and tragic backstories. i want my target audience to feel guilty (haha) and empathise with these endlings. thus by connecting them with a name, it feels as though they were humans (just Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Applied Illustration (Research - 4) Constructing Final

Rachel Ng

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 - 11:15:53 pm


How I constructed my final design:)

So after having all the stamp I tried out using different paper and I realised by stamping on different paper the effect that the stamp gave out would be very different due to the absorbent of the paper towards the ink.

I tried using my own note Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Applied Illustration (Research - 3) Moodboard

Rachel Ng

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 - 11:10:51 pm


While researching for style I want to try I create a few mooodboard base on the different style I categories themΒ 

Style in Color:

Style in Minimal Color:

Illustration Style:

THEN I COME ACROSS THIS THIS THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I fall in love with the packaging style on the left the stamp effect and simplicity color attracted me:) On the right Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Applied Illustration (Research - 2) Target Audience

Rachel Ng

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 - 11:05:43 pm


For this project in order to find the correct illustration and well as to set my direction, I have created and list out a few user persona that I thought would be appropriate for my illustrations:


Also while discussing my topic with Ms Lisa, I told her that I am worry how do I simplify all the Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Applied Illustration (Research - 1) Ideas & Research

Rachel Ng

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 - 11:00:32 pm



For our new assignment 3, our brief would beΒ  to choose a happy occasion or sad event and create a series of illustration based on that event. Brainstorming on what event I should go with, Since I wanted to try some traditional chinese event. I immediately thought about the upcoming happy occasion that is happening in my family! and Read more →