Hi! This is my final project for 2D Foundation I: Ego. For the concept, I divided my ego into myself in four different places and different role.
1. Carefree + Singapore = Discipline
For the first context I want to show myself as a student. And the main place for my education is Singapore Read more →
Hi! This is my first post for my 2D Final Project: Ego. This post is about the inspiration, process and colour theory of each composition. Click here to see the final composition.
Initial Inspiration: Most of my inspiration is from the book that Ms Ina lent me, Drawn to Stitch by Gwen Hedley. Starting from that book, I research Read more →
[1 – Vagabond + New Places = Anxious]
Vagabond – “Get ready for a rollercoaster trip all over the world.”
Those who travel often like to keep a journal as a memoir of their trips. The composition hence resembles a travel sketchbook, though on a book (which I am currently reading by the way, 1984 by George Orwell), being Read more →
this is my final work:
The colours are mainly Monochromatic
colours that are shade or tint variations of the same hue
no matter throughout the rows or even within the frame (for the top 2 rows).
Here are the close-ups:
Please feel free to give suggestions for improvement 🙂
When we received the brief for this project, I was so excited that I began working on it immediately. To me this project was like a breath of fresh air after project 1 and 2, where we were confined to working in black and white and where we had other certain restrictions. Project 3 allowed us to work with a Read more →
So here’s my final artworks for Project EGO.
I WANT TO PLAY + The endless workload and responsibilities I have (Chinese words: Day and Night) = My reaction to it (Japanese words: I AM TIRED)
I created a more child like persona for my “Play” to show my Read more →
I was really picky when it came to selecting my colours. I love colours and there were so many different combinations I wanted to try. However from the start I knew I didn’t want too many colours, the maximum was 4. I also wanted the colours to flow through all my works to keep a constant style and balance.
I decided Read more →
Here’s some process images of how I illustrated myself. There are more (too shy to include them LOL) I had some trouble coming out with a style I really like, many times I felt that my illustrations looked too simplified, too childish or just too rigid. I decided to find more inspirations and study the different styles of artist I Read more →
Here are my inspirations for project Ego. I’ve always been very interested in Japanese/Chinese (Asian) graphic design with a modern touch. Simplified designs to tell my story using clean lines, shapes and bold colours. Here are a few designers whose work I really love and have decided to incorporate their styles into my work.
I really loved Ikko Tanaka’s style. Read more →