Category: My Work

Mandalas as motifs

After the previous experimentation with photo-manipulation, I decided to turn toward a more abstract direction of digitally created, vertically symmetrical patterns. On the concept of cities, mandalas have often been said to be ideal city plans, with the core, or nexus, right in the centre, and extensions radiating outward on all sides, fluidly as though a flower in bloom. This… Read more →

Typographic portrait 4: A puppet of Fate

All our actions and decisions are merely the machinations of a predetermined universe and that our concept of ‘free will’ is nought but a comforting illusion. This is my hand drawn calligram, or calligraphy mural, on square paper measuring 12×12 inches. It is of the phrase above that talks about how all our actions are fated. Playing with colours^. Above… Read more →

Typographic portrait 3: A misanthrope

The irony is that sometimes I am a misanthrope because I’m not really sure how I should be acting around people without fucking up. Social interaction is tiring and oh so confusing sometimes so I get afraid of people because I might say or do the wrong thing and cause situations to implode upon themselves. Go away people. Nah… Read more →

Typographic portrait 2: A brain in a jar

I got a little angsty when i wrote this (with my calligraphy pen) and kinda decided to vent my frustrations on the paper. Ink was flying everywhere. heh. turned into a pattern using filters from photoshop^ Brainssss. Brain in a vat theory remove a person’s brain from the body, suspend it in a vat of life-sustaining liquid, and connect… Read more →

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