I took some time to really look through and understand the brief. But I felt that I kept coming short of the objective of the brief. This was mainly due to limits and constraints placed on the points of view. One of the only things that I felt sure about was the execution and creative direction that I wanted to undertake Read more →
When I first got to know about this project, I wanted to talk about K-Pop idols. They may seem very glamorous and perfect on the outside but is that really what is happening behind the scenes?
There are many articles online that show the ugly side of being a K-Pop idol. It is a very Read more →
For this project, I have referenced from two artists. The first would be Alex Konahin. I particularly liked how the artist used flora and fauna to compose an insect and I think that the technique used is very detailed and hence I wished to replicate the same idea for my work.
The second artist Read more →
For my first POV, I thought it fro
For this perspective, I thought of playing with image or text wrapped around objects. I was partially inspired by this design from the book Print/Out. After discussing with Prof Ina Read more →
(by Stuart McReath)
Brainstormed ideas with the topic “FOOD” in my head.
Hm, was thinking about doing paradoxes of social problems related to food, such as anorexia, obesity, etc.
Thought of doing an animal-related project too.
Looked up some animal-related works on Bēhance. I’ve read once about the infamous Read more →
Going into the second project and i’m feeling ambitious.
GRAPHIC DESIGN WORKS
(By Karolis Strautniekas)
Behance is my go-to place for inspiration; I can spend hours browsing on it. It’s also really useful when sourcing for inspiration or even particular styles as references.
Bunch of doodles. Old sketches… Before I decided to do animals instead of flowers.
And….after this I decided to do animals. So those are in my process post.
Because The Little Prince is a book for children, I decided to add some textures onto my work just like a children’s book. The mixture of creepiness (mental illnesses) and the sense of touch (children’s book) seems really interesting and exciting to me.
To get myself started, I did a research on textile children’s books.
(To view source, please click on the Read more →
Prof Ina suggested that i may want to take a look at Edgar Allan Poe’s poem on Raven. And here is a wonderful site i have found that summarized and deciphered his poem.
Click ME <-link to the poem
There are a few parts where i found it interesting:
Symbols: The raven ->usage of a non-reasoning creature.
The bust of Pallas – goddess Read more →
“There’s another term of negative space. What is it?”
So there is another term of “playing with negative space” which is called synecdoche.
Or another example, using collage…
From the previous collage trial, Prof re-introduced me to synecdoche and I did a few research before proceeding to the next phase of trying to incorporate synecdoche Read more →