Contextual Analysis

  Rubbing of the stele commemorating Christianity in China Stele: China, Xi’an, 781 (Tang Dynasty); stone, height 279 cm; Beilin Museum, Xi’an    Before doing further research on the information of early Christianity carried by this particular object, there are lots of aspects that could be appreciated from the object itself. The form of the object itself is interesting. The materials… Read more →

Week 9 – Free Writing

Mother-of-pearl Casket. India, Gujarat, 16th Century. Mother-of-pearl, gilded silver, wood.   The first thought that came into my mind when I saw this particular casket was, “Whoa that’s something that you would find in the Game of Thrones set.” Because the plaques make it looks like as if dragon scales adorned the casket instead of mother-of-pearl.  It looks very ancient and… Read more →

Editorial Illustration – Pencil Composition

After all those research, I came up with my initial compositions. I admit that they are pretty direct since I initially didn’t really take satire illustrations as a consideration. I was more into the style and story-telling, which did not represent the irony. So after some class sessions, I found an idea. That is to portray a quote into the… Read more →

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