from left to right:
hello, my name is szewen and I feel lost.
hello, my name is szewen and I like animals.
hello, my name is szewen and I like to eat.
hello, my name is szewen and I like to play video games.
At the end of the project, I was really glad with the results and how I was able to create something digitally and reproduce it faithfully using analog media. The animation and the interactive experience of playing with the postcards really complemented the concept that I was trying to convey.
For my final submission i used the theme “Paper Cranes” because cranes in Asian culture are used to symbolise happiness and eternal youth.
The first piece shows that I am youthful.
Cranes fly in a V-formation and I wanted to show a flock of birds flying with energy and youthfulness. It describes me because I don’t like to work Read more →
Overall, the typographic portrait project is an amazing experience because I have lots of fun trying out stuff. I usually do digital imaging so for this project I’m trying to see whether I can do traditional methods as well. I also used to associate myself with Greek deities as a link to all my artworks and my love for theology and history.
Hello, Read more →
Final close up:
Branches// Finding me I can hide and may be hidden among the crowds at times. My heart may be hidden to. But if you look close enough, you will definitely find me in there, somewhere
Fishes in water// I feel like i am like fishes out of water, not fitting into the environment that i am in. However, at Read more →
I paired the baba (man) with a mata puteh (oriental white eye) to mimic the sentiment of old Singapore. Back in the day, these birds were admired for its singing quality/buka and the price to appreciate a songbird’s chirp at home could range from $30-500.
The pairing of the Read more →
Sem 2 AKA Return of the TRA$Hbin
My final series may be the most confusing thing cause a sudden change in ideas resulted in me dropping quite a few supposed “finals” and creating new “finals” on the spot. Anyway, I guess its for the better that I dropped the prostitute series since it fits better with the Read more →
For my final, I decided to go with the idea of the jobs/careers that I have taken up in a parallel world. I thought that it would be more interesting and whimsical as compared to simply creating works that spoke directly about my personality. The jobs I created hint not only to my interests but also to my character as Read more →
These are my finalised works!
This is an overall view of all my four pieces.
My name is… and I am a triplet.
An introduction to myself would be a fun fact, and that is that I am a triplet. Hence, the number three is drawn. In the number, there are words from movies, games, traits, activities Read more →
Digital and Full Final Side by side:
My Name is..
And I am an Ailurophile.
My Name is..
And I am a Nyctophile.
My name is..
And I am Quintessence.
My Name is..
And I am possibilities.