Recent Posts

self portrait: final


Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - 11:35:28 pm

@ kc

Final piece

Alternate renditions

Fixed the lighting level on the face itself to be slightly brighter. Tried to cast an overhead light over the face but found it to be too dramatic (which opposed my initial intention) so I decided to just add reflections on the glasses to draw the audience’s eyes more towards the Read more →


Feedback after presentation and final self-portrait

Rachel Fong

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - 10:01:41 pm

@ Rachel Fong

Feedback and comments to better artwork:

the layer of glass was taking away the details and vibrancy of the interesting objects in the hair. Hence, there were suggestions to lower down the opacity of the outer layer and to choose a lighter color (eg: light blue or pink) to go above it. The egg earring was too overpowering in proportion to the Read more →

Editorial Illustration, Part I

Christy Stephanie

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - 09:38:17 pm

@ Christy Stephanie

In this post, I will talk about my research on Varoom, Editorial Illustrations, and the subject matter of Style.

Article: Material Love, “Beauty School Gave Me Brain Damage”: The world of Seth Bogart , VaroomLab Journals (Issue 3: Interpretation and Issue 4: Visionaries)

What do you find inspiring?

Varoom magazine zooms into the world of illustrations and its place in the world. Read more →


Stylised Self Portrait – Inspiration and Getting Started


Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 - 08:16:01 pm

@ Jan`s Ponyhof

For this project it was recommended to look out for inspiration whether in form of new styles or to get some references from illustrations we like.

1. astoryaboutnothing

The instagram channel “astoryaboutnothing” tells an ongoing story about a diver in a fictional underwaterworld through slimy illustrations. The audience can decide at several points how the story should go on and get a feedback Read more →


Stylised Self Portrait - Introduction and Preparation


Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 - 04:38:29 pm

@ Jan`s Ponyhof

To study the “concepts of visual narrative or visual storytelling” (Winstanley, L. (2018). Assignment 1. Singapore.) for my course “Illustration for Designer” I had the assignment to portray myself in any form of an illustration whether digital or analog.

To get started every student had to make a word list of 5-8 words discribing their current situatiuon in life. The given Read more →


Process to creating my self potrait

Rachel Fong

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 - 03:42:34 pm

@ Rachel Fong

Process of illustrating my self portrait  

A list of words that describe me/Things that I adore

-rice and eggs

-matcha latte

-soulful music




-nature (flower and greens)


-bandana and high bun

-french fries



I chose to take a picture of my neutral looking face to show no emotion because I wanted the viewer to have their own interpretation and perception of what the whole portrait Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Self-Portrait (Final)

Rachel Ng

Friday, Feb 09, 2018 - 07:16:54 pm



I am really happy with the final outcome because I have never tried adding so many different elements onto a paper cut composition before and I’m really glad that I tried it:)

Hair: The reason why I uses Chinese paper cut is because I love my Chinese culture, the traditions, Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Self-Portrait (Process)

Rachel Ng

Friday, Feb 09, 2018 - 07:16:39 pm


So I chose different material to represent different traits of me. Materials I chose are yarn, flocking powder, Chinese paper cut, stamp gin bottle, colored paper. So here are the process of my work:)

   I started off by drafting out various drawing of my face in a quirky style. Before finalizing my concept, I did a try Read more →


Illustration For Designer: Self-Portrait (Research)

Rachel Ng

Friday, Feb 09, 2018 - 07:16:01 pm


PINTEREST!! first choice for research:) But before that, to give me a better direction I written down a list of words that best represent myself and who I am as a person. (p.s, you’ll have to be thick skin when writing:)) I am a very simple person, I love simple design simple decoration or sometimes as my mom would Read more →


DV2002: Assessment #1 - Self Portrait (FINAL)

Seng Yi Ling

Wednesday, Feb 07, 2018 - 11:24:08 pm

@ Seng Yi Ling

During the presentation for this assignment, I was glad to see that my classmates and Ms Lisa found my composition amusing, and lovely feedbacks to improve my work was given! I made some changes based on the feedbacks given and the main change was the color of the lizard on the meat so that it balances the composition better. Hence, this is the FINAL submission piece Read more →