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Assignment 1 LINE

“ A LINE IS A DOT THAT WENT FOR A WALK ”

 

Project brief:

Use concept of line to interpret eighteen topics following the template given on the assignment sheet.

Aim:

The project suggest infinite possibilities in using drawing medium to create abstract marks, that would express each subject, evoke emotions meanings within given parameters of a limited space.

 

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Final Strips

 

NonsensicalNonsensical

 

AnxiousAnxious

 

ExhaustedExhausted

 

LyricalLyrical

 

AwkwardAwkward

 

PsychoticPsychotic

 

sensualSensual

 

EmbarrassedEmbarrassed

 

Ambiguous Ambiguous

 

Project 1 PROCESS

PROCESS

 

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IMG_2502IMG_2499IMG_2498The main materials I used are pencil, charcoal, marker. I was exploring and resolving interaction between line, shape, form, space scale, texture, color and value.

 

IMG_2507IMG_2516Cutting out covers and pasting strips

 

IMG_2620Final Presentation

NONESENSICAL

Definition: Having no meaning; making no sense.

Concept: Created a texture in chaos in size, position and opacity by using different pens and material like glue stick and correction pen.

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Nonsensical

 

 

ANXIOUS

Definition: Showing worry, nervousness or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.

Concept: Using different thickness of lines crossing each other to make viewers to feel about being trapped and create an atmosphere of claustrophobia.

Anxious

Anxious

 

 

SENSUAL

Definition: Relating to or involving gratification of the senses, especially sexual gratification; Sexual attractive.

Concept:  In order to imitate female S shape body, I was experimenting with cursive and continuos lines in various width by using a calligraphy pen.

Sensual

sensual

 

EBARRASSED

Definition: Feeling guilty and shame, usually as a result of something wrong you’ve done.

Concept: It is the feeling that when you have done something perfect or in the middle of doing some work, but by accident you ruined it. So I was experimenting doing perfection vs mistake to create an embarrassing atmosphere.

embarrassed

Embarrassed

 

 

AWKWARD

Definition: Lacking social skills, or uncomfortable with social interaction

Concept: Being different or outstanding make me feel awkward. Creating a ‘special’ one in the composition make viewers to experience awkward moment.

Awkward

Awkward

 

 

BIZARRE

Definition: Very strange, unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way.

Concept: Creating unconventional and weird graphics to mismatch, and be off balance in terms of compositing and design.

Bizarre

Bizarre

 

 

EXHAUSTED 

Definition: Drained of energy or effectiveness; Extremely tired.

Concept: Line is a result of moving dots. In other words, Dot is when line got tired and strop somewhere.

Exhausted_2Exhausted_1  Exhausted

 

 

FRAGILE

Definition: Lacking of solidity or strength and liable to break; Vulnerably delicate.

Concept: Creating very thin and weak lines with soft pressure on the pen.

Fragile

Fragile

 

 

SYSTEMATIC

Definition: Characterised by oder and planning.

Concept: Creating pre planned and repeated graphics to show there is a pattern to follow.

systematic

Systematic

 

 

LYRICAL

Definition: Having the form and musical quality of a song and especially the character or a songlike outpouring of the poet’s own thoughts and feelings.

Concept: Inspired by the movement of  instrument and musical conductor,  I was creating a repeated pattern with different scales in order to mimic the music rhythm.

Lyrical_1 Lyrical_2 Lyrical_3

Lyrical

 

 

TURBULENT

Definition: Characterised by unrest or disorder or insubordination; (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a stated of turbulence.

Concept: Creating swirling lines by using dry Chinese brush, which can create a very rough edge.

Turbulent Turbulent

PSYCHOTIC

Definition: Characterised of suffering from psychosis.

Concept: Inspired by a thrilling movie <Shining> where the main actor repeated writes one sentence saying : “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy” and goes mad. I was trying draw repeated circles by very thin marker to fill up the space and leave only little breathing space for viewers.

tumblr_nqem4lUeFl1slgszbo1_500The horror of the blank page … Jack Nicholson at his typewriter in The Shining

Psychotic

Psychotic

 

 

DISTRACTED

Definition: Affected with madness or insanity; Having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety.

Concept: Drawing a broken, scratchy and hasty with random speed to create an anxious mood.

Distracted

Distracted

 

INDECISIVE

Definition: Characterised by lack of decision and firmness. Not definitely settling something

Concept: With the trace of eraser and scratchy and modified lines, it shows unsettle and change of plan.

Indecisive

Indecisive

 

 

SLOVEN

Definition: One who is habitually careless in person appearance or work.

Concept: Mimicking human body hair by using charcoal and eraser to create a rough and untidy mood.

Sloven

Slove

 

 

SPONTANEOUS

Definition: Coming or resulting form a natural impulse or tendency.

Concept: Randomly drawing line with unconscious flow.

Spntaneous

Spontaneous

 

 

AMBIGUOUS

Definition: Not clear or decided. Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.

Concept: Creating an infinite and blurred boarder from black to white color in order to created an unclear meaning.

Ambiguous

Ambiguous

 

AGGRESSIVE

Definition: Ready or likely to attack or confront; characterized by or resulting from aggression. Behaving or done in a determined and forceful way.

Concept: Creating sharp lines all towards one direction, of which the point is been attacked and threatened.

Aggressive

Aggressive