This is the final product for my Typographic Portrait Series. Its been a fun experience making this work. Postal Backgrounds for the 4 Pieces My Name is SONG, and I’m Open and Honest My Name Is Song, And I’m Neat and Tidy My Name is Song, and I’m Calm and Collected My Name is Song, and i’m Careful and… Read more →
Month: February 2016
Typographic Portrait Process
Now that my stylistic research is done, i proceeded to look for inspiration from works themselves, different artists who manage to utilise typography in their works. From these inspirations, i can see a very acute use of space and iconography, some playing with positive and negative space, and more interestingly, with the concept of depth in a two dimensional work.… Read more →
Hello! My Name Is …..
Hello! my name is Songyu, and i love to play with materials. I like using hands on, direct approaches to my work, and thus i decided to experiment with such in this introductory project. For this, i used 3 different mediums. Fire, Pen ink, and Linoprinting. All 3 pieces have some correlation to the idea of constructing. For the… Read more →
Typographic Portrait Research
For this project, i started off by looking at references from avant garde media and styles, such as in dadaism and Russian Constructivism, particularly in how they managed to use typography within their work. Artists like Hannah Hoch were also inspirations for me, as the way she composed her work, the photomontage, in a way where the text did not… Read more →