Category: 2D Foundation – 8


  Ego I see this project as a way to express myself, so I picked the medium I am most familiar with, digital painting. The overall tone of this project is warm and bright. Me Me, I see myself as a very boring person. However, through meeting many people and friends, they add colours to my life and made my… Read more →

Ego Process

Initial concept and Brainstorming For the concept of EGO I was going for a more comical and visual approach. One which the audience can understand even without me explaining. Something literal and fun. First Draft In the first draft, the colours are added in to introduce the overall approach I am going to take. For the first row it is… Read more →

Colours and Emotion

Different colours have very different meaning, and even different shades of a colour may mean totally different thing.  RED. Physical Positive: Physical courage, strength, warmth, energy, basic survival, ‘fight or flight’, stimulation, masculinity, excitement. Negative: Defiance, aggression, visual impact, strain. BLUE. Intellectual. Positive: Intelligence, communication, trust, efficiency, serenity, duty, logic, coolness, reflection, calm. Negative: Coldness, aloofness, lack of emotion, unfriendliness. YELLOW. Emotional Positive:… Read more →


The old women who lived in a shoe The components used in this compositions are cat profile, ring, candy cane and shoe. The cat is used to represent the old women as women are often referred to as cats. The focus is on the cat’s eye which attract the audience’s attention. The ring is being used as a halo to… Read more →

Principle of Design

Principles of Design Principle of Balance The state of equal relationship; the sense of stability when weight is distributed equally on either side of a vertical axis; a pleasing arrangement of parts in a whole. There are different kinds of balance: Symmetrical balance wherein each side is the mirror-image of the other Asymmetrical balance wherein there is a sense of balance achieved… Read more →


List of materials used for creating the lines (from top left) Salt Water Square foam Micron 0.1 and 0.05 Uni-ball Signo 0.38 black Waterbrush Chinese Ink Tissue paper Conte A Paris Pierre Noire B Compressed charcoal Willow Charcoal   Materials tried but not used in final work Watercolour Gouache Pencils Circle stamp   Definitions of the emotions Initial draft done… Read more →


4 x A3 Black board with 18 emotion strips each measuring 257mm by 60mm     Anxious (Black pen on drawing paper) Anxious feels like a feeling of worry and nervous. The feeling of not being able to calm down, and thus short lines are used to form circles of various sizes to show the feeling of unease and uncomfortable… Read more →

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