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Silk Road: Process (Part 2)

Ying Hui

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 - 02:32:47 am

@ huibuhui

Silk was the main trade of the Silk Road and was mostly exclusive to nobility. To express the unreachable concept – being able to see but not touch, a disintegrating effect will be used to ‘decompose’ the fabric bit by bit.

Chosen Fabric Image:

This image has been tested on MAN media wall, resolution is approved.

Mirrored Edit:

Mirrored to fit the entire Elbphilharmonie Read more →


Blue; 蓝 II


Monday, Oct 21, 2019 - 02:28:22 am



So I’m back again with some new renders after listening to the feedback about my work. I’ve added blue fish trails using Turbulence FD in Cinema 4D which I feel gives a certain touch of elegance and augments the flow for my piece. I am very happy with this result! 

This is a draft render as I Read more →


Blue; 蓝


Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 - 04:39:45 pm


do u have any progress? cheers
Hi Ina, I'm currently working on it! Will email you the draft once I'm done!

DA9012-Tutorial References

Ellie Liu

Saturday, Oct 05, 2019 - 03:24:00 pm


More Research on Technique

This one could be used for the abstraction of the cloud.

This technique could be used for the end and for the removal of the jade cup.

This could be used for the transaction of the shapes.

In this video, what I noticed is the way they incorporated the Chinese traditional elements with very modern geometric shapes and colours, and Read more →


Elphi – MOODBOARD: Desert Dragon

Chloe Leong

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 - 05:29:49 pm

@ Wonder Wall

Beginning: Our mind map, with focused points highlighted

2. Write up and Inspiration

One thing that came to our minds while we were discussing different concepts was the idea of dragons that are very often used in Chinese folklore that both of us were extremely familiar with. Growing up listening to tales of flying dragons inspired us to materialise and make tangible Read more →

I need your MP4 test file..last time did not play on the media wall. You can render elphi resolution. I need to send to Germany for critique
Dear Cloe, need to see more updates about a contribution for each member of your team- what each of you is doing for the project. You can update me in class. but eventually, i need to see it on OSS. Si Min needs to update her OSS as well on what is she working on.

MAN | execution techniques

Jamie Lim

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 - 03:15:43 am

@ when in doubt, freak them out


Silk Road: Tyrian Purple

Ying Hui

Saturday, Sep 07, 2019 - 05:35:35 pm

@ huibuhui

The one thing that captivated me, out of all the research regarding the Silk Road, was Tyrian Purple, then, a symbol of power, authority and wealth. It was the first purple dye to not only produce such vivid range of pinks and violets but also said to be resistant to fade. It was harvested from Murex shellfishes, specifically the Murex Read more →




Thursday, Sep 05, 2019 - 10:25:31 am

@ Amadea Low

A collection of landscapes, architecture design, textiles along the silk road. 

My focus: Mosaics/design on minarets. The colours used along the silk road. Sepia tones and blues 

Samples with ELPHI dimensions

Layers edited in Photoshop

Frame animation created from a painting


Silk Road Pitch


Tuesday, Sep 03, 2019 - 07:20:07 pm