Final Work (Scroll down for the process)
Concept & Techniques I really like the concept of this "Sadness' that I made which by using sponge and gently tap on the paper. The contrast shows the sorrow in the images and separating the negative and positive space.
Concept & Techniques By using the chisels and pouring white paint and water into the can, it gives a lighter and splatter effects. I was inspired by looking on the glass panel on the bus while its drizzling outside. A very good example at the bottom image.I felt like its representing a sharp knife cutting against your wrist while blood is bleeding out of the wound.
Concept & Techniques I felt that "Surprises" are like colorful painting splashes around you. It brings you Joy, fun and the beautiful memories of your friends in your mind. Every splashes representing a unique memories and surprises of you and your friends. As Surprises comes in different forms and degree of excitement.
Concept & Techniques I mixed the black ink with water and by taking a brush to drip the droplets on the paper. After the progress, I fold a piece of paper to act as a straw which gives a different kind of techniques. While blowing air to the droplets, it spread into different directions which define "Spreading Happiness". It may be seen like a series of mini palms giving Hi-5 to people around him.
Concept & Techniques As love comes in different forms, you can see the differences in the shapes, sizes and the contrast between each thumbs. By printing your right thumb it is also a form of identity of an individual.
Concept and Techniques By using my right thumb to set myself as the identity and uses the sponge to paint around the thumb which create a emotion of fear aka "Stage Fright" The white space around the thumb defined as private space when you're surrounded by people.
First of all, What i felt that the mark making was an amazing experience allowing to express our emotions through lines. Overall, I felt there is always room for improvement and by exploring more techniques of mark making so it will aid me in my future project!