Hello! Here is the process of completing the final piece. Knowing that I wanted to create intricate borders, I knew that I had to draw it out on paper. For the borders, I referenced sea anemones and corals as I also love the sea.
Afterwards, I went ahead and sketch used a wacom to trace the lines out on illustrator. Read more →
After the feedback from last week’s session, I decided to change my style into a more Tim Burton-ish style. His illustration is cartoony but representing twisted and dark feeling from it, which I think would be suitable for my concept.
Some of these drawings are not drawn but Tim Burton, but these are the kind of style that Read more →
Why are here two instances of my portraiture?
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 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 →
THIS IS MY FINAL COMPOSITION:)
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 →
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 →
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 →
Before the piece was finalized, I received feedback that the typography across the top was not well-integrated in the piece, which I agreed with. Below are a few of the previous renditions of the title:
I had to make sure the face remained the focal point, and that the text didn’t look like it was just laid on top . Read more →