Geometric vs. Organic Lines Often, people mention that the world is black and white, and similarly, emotions through lines could have two derivatives, straight or organic. However, just like how that grey areas exist as well, the simple two derivative lines could be manipulated to create various patterns that explore the human condition. Through this project, I largely explored the… Read more →
Category: Project 1 Emo
Project 1: My Line is Emo Pt. 2 – Handmade Marks
Below are drawings of lines using a traditional medium, a pen. The rigidity that is found in Mondrian’s De Stijl paintings is intriguing, being that rigidity, for me, symbolises suppression – a trigger for fear or uneasiness. I also played with the tones of the boxes created by lines through thinner or darker lines. Another method of showing such emotion… Read more →
Project 1: My Line is Emo Pt. 1 – Tools and Mark Making
Using chopsticks as my handle, I was able to create three different mark making tools. One of my favourites would be the chopstick wherein I sliced through its end so as to create spiky and rough texture, allowing me to produce dot-like effects on paper. Despite it being interesting, however, it did not allow me to make bigger and more… Read more →
Here’s to embracing the unknown.
Currently back in the same city, yet things feel different. Nonetheless, here’s to more adventures throughout the years. Read more →