Month: September 2015

Rhymes // – 1

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again   Welp. Haven’t heard this nursery rhyme in ages. I used to sing this joyously but now when I look at it, i’m so concerned – why was I singing about an egg dying?… Read more →

Journey // – 1

………to cleansing your mind. Password: hello   I actually have some more footage (at different places, not just at Chinatown), but because I left it in Gary’s CF card I can only show you what I had initially…… Also the voiceover is probably really bad – this is just a temporary test run since my footage isn’t complete. There would… Read more →

Artist Research // – 2

Willem de Kooning + Franz Kline (words are too small, but yeah I was inspired by their use of ink/inverted colours + abstract marks. I used thread in this attempt to emulate the effect)     Robert Rauschenberg (inspired by the erased Dekooning drawing by Rauschenberg. He purchased a drawing by artist Willem Dekooning and erased his sketch, leaving an… Read more →

hello yes glue is fun

  I really liked the line for anxious which involved the use of glue and ink, and I documented down the process of how it came to be. This was inspired by Kuangjun after seeing him making wonderful marble crackling effects with just white glue and paint! (thank you kj btw!) I just created a blob of paint, swirled it… Read more →

late night madness

it was around 3am in the 2D room when things got a little strange – let’s just say exhaustion is a great fuel for emotions to be infused into your works also that sponge was really dirty though yikes     (fun fact: this made it to the final cut of lines under spontaneous…. though that doesn’t sound very surprising)… Read more →

Attached // Detached

The Acquired Inability to get Things Right                            Imagine not knowing how to go about solving a problem and having it dwell in your life. Everyday and every moment would become a burden you carry on your back. Time starts to not make sense and you exist in… Read more →

Research // – 1

Automatism “In fine art, the term “automatism” most often refers to a technique of subconscious drawing in which the artist allows his unconscious mind to take control.”   Detaching oneself from the process of creating art, allowing marks to be made based solely on one’s thoughts – that would be automatism’s true meaning. Artists like Rene Magritte used this as… Read more →

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