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Process to creating my self potrait

Rachel Fong

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

@ Rachel Fong

Process of illustrating my self portrait Β 

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:)

Β Β  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:)Β 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 (Research+Process)

Seng Yi Ling

Wednesday, Feb 07, 2018 - 11:23:43 pm

@ Seng Yi Ling

For our first assignment, we are tasked to create a stylized A3 self portrait exploring the concept of visual narrative, considering how we can best represent ourselves in order to express our personality and unique character; experimenting with stylization.



I started out by narrowing down my list of words from the mind map on things I like and things I Read more →


DV2002: Assessment #1 - Self Portrait (Class Activities)

Seng Yi Ling

Wednesday, Feb 07, 2018 - 11:23:04 pm

@ Seng Yi Ling

This is the first post for DV2002: Illustration for Designers! I hope through this module, I will be able to be more expressive through my illustrations and adventurous in my learning journey! Lets go~

(22 January, Week 2)

We were given a class activity to draw our classmates and it was really fun! I drew my friend Rachel using continuous line drawing Read more →

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Assignment 1: Progress


Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 - 01:20:51 pm

@ Audrey Jean

Rough Sketches

In describing myself with a word list, I ended up deciding that I wanted to portray myself as happy, because I am an extremely optimistic person, but also illustrate my affinity for the macabre, which I consider to be an important part of my identity. I also knew that I wanted to caricature myself a bit because Read more →


Assignment 1: Sketching Activity


Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 - 12:32:31 pm

@ Audrey Jean

The sketching activity challenged me because, while I have some experience drawing from life, it’s not something I do very often. I find myself trying to draw from multiple angles/perspectives, and trying to focus my sight into one view is difficult. I enjoyed practicing my cross-hatching, and I’m glad there was a time-limit, because I tend to get carried away Read more →


Assignment 1: Inspiration


Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018 - 11:47:39 am

@ Audrey Jean

Each of these artists has sharp line work in common. It’s a technique I adore and use frequently in my drawing, as well as something I’d like to improve upon this semester.

Kevin Tong

I’m very inspired by Tong’s line work. His Instagram page is especially helpful for me as I learn to use Photoshop because he Read more →


self portrait: working towards the final


Monday, Feb 05, 2018 - 07:22:41 pm

@ kc

a documentation of the process towards the final piece, and some feedback

Painting on Photoshop. One component I wanted to implement in the final piece is clean outlines. Initially, I used a Photoshop brush to outline the painting. However the line weight was not as varied as I would have liked them to be, and they looked a little too artificial. Read more →