Ross Lovegrove: Organic Essentialism



I simply find myself drawn to the work of Ross Lovegrove, which are mainly inspired by nature and organic in form. I’ve realised that when I design I tend to place greater concern in aesthetics rather than function, and that is something I need to greatly improve on. However, Lovegrove brings together these two aspects beautifully in his creations, and I admire his works not only for it’s functionality but more for its “organic essentialism“, using nothing more or less than is needed.

Often I find that products that serve a wonderfully clear and clever function are inspired by nature itself. I am always in awe at how product designers have managed to observe their natural surroundings to extract form and function and create ingenious products. One of my absolute favourite work of his is this staircase, which not only serves it’s function but is a stunning piece of art/sculpture in itself.



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I also loved and really appreciated how his designs addressed sustainability and environmental issues.



Solar Tree Street Lamp

I want to be able to create sustainable, eco-friendly products but I’m not being very specific mainly because I’m not sure what or how I would do it.

Lovegrove’s works serve as a inspiration for what I may want to design in the future.





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I decided to go with saddle stitch to allow the zine to be opened flat. I followed Sea Lemon’s Youtube tutorial on how to saddle stitch. She had very clear instructions!


  1. I first had to secure all the pages together using paperclips




2. I then measured to find the middle of the paper.




3. I marked with a pencil, using a staple as a guide as to where to create the holes.



4. I used a normal pin to pierce holes


*I forgot to take photos for the rest of the steps,hehe*

5. After that, I inserted the staple into the holes. This was the very tricky part, as you really had to adjust and make sure it laid flat on the surface.

Also, note to self, don’t cut your nails before doing this or else you will have a hard time….hahah.

But overall, I’m satisfied with how it turned out!



This is the second post I didn’t manage to post/finish that was dated: 14 March, Monday.

I had screenshot my progress along the way, but I didn’t have time to post it up.



I have already decided on my 6 POVs!


POV 1- Beauty from the POV of a mother is a child’s innocence.

POV 2-Beauty from the POV of Hitler is animals

POV 3-Beauty from the POV of Dadaists is ‘Degenerate Art’

POV 4-Beauty from the POV of Hitler is a clean country

POV5-Beauty from the POV of Hitler is Aryans

POV 6- Beauty from the POV of survivors is freedom



Here are some of my in-work-progress shots I took, and I explain some of my thoughts behind it.


POV 1- Beauty from the POV of a mother is a child’s innocence.

I initially wanted to place baby Hitler riding his dog to convey a child’s imagination, so I used the clone stamp tool to extend the rest of the dog’s head to create a body. Screen Shot 2016-03-16 at 10.43.04 PM


While it looked pretty believable, I decided to scrap it because I found another picture of a dog that he drew and I felt that drawing would be a better match for the painting and convey the more colourful vibe.


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Testing out with both dogs.

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After deciding on this dog, I used the pattern stamp tool to have the same type of grass as in the drawing. I wanted to have that artificial look to reflect the ideal this point of view has and it helped to make the composition more brighter and colourful, compared to the more natural looking grass which was relatively dull.

I also wanted to incorporate this barbed wire into the compositions a subtle way to foreshadow the concentration camps Hitler would later command to build. However, I decided against it because I wanted the composition to be void of any hidden symbolism and have it straightforward-much like a child’s innocence. Also, I was reminded that this is his mother’s POV, therefore, she would have only a purely loving perspective of her child.


I was also thinking of putting in his mom and have her interact with baby Hitler in the collage. However, I felt that it was there was no real purpose to put her inside other than the fact that he was her mother. She didn’t need to be present in other to depict her POV.



POV 2-Beauty from the POV of Hitler is animals

One of my initial ideas was to use this photo of the non-Aryan people being forced to clean the streets in this manner 🙁 , to have them look like ‘deers feeding on the grass’.


However, after some consideration, I realised that there would be no eye contact between Hitler and the people kneeling on the floor, so I went for another photo.

All these photos really break my heart. But doing this project, I had to somewhat switch off this part of myself and just focus on relaying the message. It’s kind of twisted that I have to turn a blind eye doing this project on Hitler and beauty.




Option 1-with squirrel


Option 2- with dog




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Decided to add in one more person

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I did the same as POV 1- Used the pattern stamp tool to cover the soil from the original image of the people.


I went for Option 2 because his facial expression is more distinct- shows that he’s smiling, and the previous image of Hitler had no correct line of gaze (?) with the people lying/sitting on the floor.

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I also wanted to add in the officials standing by Hitler’s side, smiling- but I thought it would detract the focus between the interaction of him and the people lying on the ground.




POV 3-Beauty from the POV of Dadaists is ‘Degenerate Art’

The process of doing this wasn’t so serious and was more fun to do. I stepped into the shoes of a Dada artists and tried to imagine what art I would have wanted to create to ‘rebel’ against Hitler’s control of art. So, I thought it would be funny to use Hitler’s painting and and photos against him to create a piece of art he would hate.


Hitler in a ridiculous pose (he hated this photo)

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POV 4-Beauty from the POV of Hitler is a clean country

One initial idea I had was to make use of these two photos:

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So, Hitler and his dog would be looking down from the mountain, but at the bottom of the mountain, would be all these people digging. However, I felt that the message wouldn’t be that clear and using a shocking image of a pile of corpses hidden as it is resized to a smaller image would be better. Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 11.43.55 AM

I spent a long time trying to extend the railing and make it look as seamless as possible, again using the clone stamp tool and the pattern stamp tool.


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Another thing I struggled with was finding high resolution images of Hitler- so that’s one big thing I wish I could have done better- but it’s quite impossible to have really high res images of historical figures. But on the other hand, the graininess lends a gritty quality to the compositions.


POV5-Beauty from the POV of Hitler is Aryans



This was one of the very first compositions I tried which was a huge fail.

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So I layered two paintings over each other.

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I tried to depict the Aryan family in a river of blond hair. I actually kind of liked it. Actually, I’m not sure why I scrapped it. Maybe it was because I wanted higher contrast and the green grass to show.

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I tried to give them a ‘glow’ but also largely failed.

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I tried it with only one painting- notice there are no high mountains. It was too plain. I also had to extend his legs using my favourite tool haha.



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POV 6- Beauty from the POV of survivors is freedom




I loved this happy photo of the concentration camp survivors and wanted to take advantage of their hands raised in victory.

I thought it would be a good idea to have a colourful blue sky to show the start of a new life.


White Clouds on Sky Backdrop

It wasn’t really a good idea..

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It looked too artificial- as if they were posing in front of a green screen.

So I thought it would be more meaningful and symbolic if I had the open gates of the concentration camp behind them, as if saying they had escaped Hitler’s oppressive rule on them.










Hello! I haven’t updated for sometime now. Let’s get straight into it!

I’ve had a few setbacks these past weeks- falling sick twice threw me off course for my progress so I’m starting to really hustle for the upcoming week.

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I have decided to focus on my flaws:

  1. Nosy (Curious)
  2. Conformist (Obedient)
  3. Open (Big mouth)
  4. Demanding (I need to get what I want/ stubborn)

Since I will be turning 20 this year, it sort of marks a ‘milestone’ for me. My age can no longer be under the teenager category- my age is officially an ‘adult age’. I thought it would be interesting to explore the two polarities of immature and mature, and to portray my struggle as I transition into an adult, trying to reconcile two extremes.

I came up with this concept when I was researching my reference artists and realised that the art I was drawn to was sort of childish, colourful, playful and bright. I know everyone says that there’s an inner child in every adult but I feel like this topic looks at it in a different angle.


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In my first consultation with Joy, as I told her about a few of my ideas that I had, for one concept she pointed out that the attributes that I chose seemed to be categorised into collecting stuff vs projecting (directing) control. There was the theme of additive and subtractive.

For my second concept she also pointed out that I was exposing and recognising polarities (opposites) and she suggested that I explore the reconciliation between both. I completely agree with her in that finding the balance AND showing it visually would be more challenging and stronger of a concept rather than just exposing polarities.

Another thing she prompted me to think about was the use of light. I don’t remember in what context she was talking about but she commented something about one of my attributes which was very intriguing. That attribute was me being too revealing abut my personal life- almost like I’m an author of my biography. Joy suggested two opposites: the author of the diary (dark) VS the author of achievements (light). This really got me thinking- how do I project myself? How do others view me VS how I view myself?


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Generally, I definitely want to be hands-on as I feel like this method is most true to my self.

I’ve made some sketches and experimented just a bit with a few mediums as seen in the pictures below. Im still trying to figure out some conceptual stuff to make it solid.







*I realised I forgot to put up these photos and had to add them back today….





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In our group consultations, I voiced my concerns on how I would reconcile the two polarities between adult and child. Shanelle suggested that I use ‘Lenticular painting’ which enables you to see the two sides.



I thought it was a really good idea, but this itself poses a lot of challenges as I haven’t decided whether I want to create actual typography. I’m still considering this!

Another interesting thing that was brought up was when Ying Li noticed that I spelled out ‘W’ as doubleyou. Joy then added on and brought me to light on the existence of ‘ambigrams’. They are words that you can read in more than one direction. It’s sort of like an optical illusion, but in a word format haha. I thought that was pretty cool and could really help bring in more depth to my concept/compositions.

I also gathered other ideas as others were discussing their work:

  • The concept of background and foreground. How can you push that to bring meaning?
  • How culturally relevant are the attributes? In a certain culture, this attribute may be viewed positively whereas in another, it may be considered as a flaw.
  • Using symbolism to relay your message- I really loved Shanelle’s intricate drawings. It had a lot of meaning to it and was really well executed.

Overall, the group consultations were extremely interesting, and I gained valuable insight on how other approached their projects and saw how people worked differently.

Therefore I am inspired to jump on the bandwagon and pump out the most of what I can offer before the presentation:

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The time I have left is pretty short, but I feel like this added pressure will only help me become more productive.

I feel like I spent a lot of time on this project worrying and worrying about how I would execute it, and I concentrated on the wrong things.


I’ve calculated that I have only 5 days left (which is less than a week!!)

I’ve written out my action plan:


  1. Experiment more with the different handmade typography
  2. Record in visual journal.


  1. Still experimenting
  2. Record in visual journal
  3. Post progress on OSS!
  4. Decide the visual layout of each composition (sketches, which part if my name to use)
  5. Confirm on the format
  6. Begin the first composition


  1. Finish the first composition. Begin on the other three.


  1. Finish all 4 compositions!!!!!!


  1. Buy frames from Ikea-
  2. Prepare presentation notes
  3. Practise presentation
  4. Final touchups
  5. Maybe post on OSS?

My first project for the second semester didn’t really go off on a good start, but I’m determined to persevere and do my best!





2D: “Typographic Portrait” Process Part 1


Hello all!

I’m extremely excited to be working on the first 2D project for Semester 2! It is somewhat similar to the last project we did last semester (on ‘Self’), but I feel like this makes it slightly more difficult because now this project really pushes you even more explore aspects of yourself.

To recap, the 3 attributed I covered in the ‘Hello’ project were: Being a ‘perfectionist’, scatterbrained and lacking independence.

Because I’m indecisive and still cannot decide which 6 to choose:

Some characteristics I’d like to portray about myself

  1. Meticulous/ Obsessive Compulsive
  2. Conformist/ Following the rules/ Colouring in the lines
  3. Lack of independence
  4. Revealing too much (being too open?)
  5. Indecisive
  6. Clumsy
  7. Absentminded/ Scatter brained
  8. Procrastinator/ Unfocused

How can your 6 attributes be best represented typographically?

I’m not very sure,I’m still in the process of deciding which concept I want to choose.

I have a few concepts I have in mind:

  1.  I’ve read several pages of Barbara Emanuel thesis on “Rhetoric in Graphic Design”, and it is extremely enlightening. Screen Shot 2016-01-24 at 10.13.09 PM

I never thought as my artwork that I’m making in ADM as a means of persuasion. But in reality, we are unintentionally making choices as we design in order to portray a certain image of ourselves/ our beliefs to the audience.

  1. My first concept idea would be emphasising rhetoric in my composition. I thought of playing with the idea of opposites/antonyms of attributes (Flaws VS Strengths). As humans we always want to hide our flaws and show people only our good side. So I thought that I could create pieces where my flaws would be disguised as strengths.

2. My second concept idea is ‘Dreams VS Fears’. Rather than focusing on what we are, I thought it would be interesting to represent our attributes in an indirect way by looking merging the extreme ends of the spectrum (what we aspire to be and what we fear / what is stopping us).

For instance,

Dream: “My name is Widad and I’m healthy and fit.

Worst Fear: “My name is Widad and I eat brownies for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

My reasoning for this is that I feel like I am always in the middle of these two extremes and I always aspire to become this dream while fearing the worst. So it would be very intriguing to explore this balance.

3. My third idea for my concept was looking at my relationships with others. This concept would be process driven, involving the other person in each relationship.


An idea I had for the medium was to focus on environmental typography- to bring in the relevance of my major- product design. As I want to learn to design sustainable products, the typography/ fonts/ types I make could be limited to natural/ recycled materials.

That’s all I have for now!










1st equation:

Meticulous + Friendly = Me

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In the first equation I wanted to convey this sense of enclosure and a little bubble of my world that I live in. I am meticulous because I am someone who is very detail oriented and am concerned with the little things rather that sometimes I miss the big picture. Because I am so concerned and preoccupied with the littlest of details my vision of the big picture, or rather the more important things/purpose is blocked out. Therefore, to symbolise this I created a delicate papercut design and layered it over green paper with this area of white space in the middle. We don’t know what lies behind this white area, so in that sense, the detailed papercut design acts as a ‘filter’? I also forgot to mention that my family is symbolised by the presence of yellow, and I used it throughout my compositions to show their signifcance and how they are a constant in my life.



For the attribute ‘friendly’, I wanted to bring in what June observed about me- she said that I was ‘socially selective’. I knew I wanted to use circles to represent this but I didn’t know how. So I looked to different artist for reference, and I came across Kandinsky’s ‘Circles in a circle’. I used that and interpreted it in a different way. I created many circles overlapping each other and only in certain circles are there these few small circular confetti, which symbolises people who I am close to. Hence I also wanted to convey how in the aspect of my social life, it is narrow and not too wide as well.




The first two added together essentially equates to who I am. I am this girl who is detail oriented, finds her family extremely important to her and has a few very close and dear friends. With all of these elements, this creates a little bubble of ‘Widad’s World’ where all these things revolve around my life and the only issues and problems that I face are concerning these and the problems I create myself because of being too meticulous.



2nd equation:

Proactive – Indecisive = A Better Me



In the second equation, I show how I wanted to break out from this little bubble/ world that I was in to create ‘A Better Me’. This better version of myself is someone who is no longer confined by her little, narrow world she is in. She is aware of what is going on around her and the global issues in the world. She realises what issues in the world are important to address.


Being proactive is defined as someone who is ready before something happens. Proactive people initiate things and act before anyone tells them to do anything. I feel that waves is an apt symbol, as waves are lively, full of energy and zeal. There is a sense of power and strength in its movements as it comes roaring down the shore. Waves are constantly in motion. I was inspired by the quote: Time and tide wait for none. I decided to do a cut out of this as well because I wanted the yellow circle from behind peek through, to show how it is something I learnt from being in a big family. (I really regret forgetting mentioning this in the presentation- I was so nervous!)


Being proactive towards gaining this knowledge is a big step for me to break away from this bubble.




One of the many traits I’d like to change about myself is being ‘Indecisive’. I often find myself having to decide between two things and having an extremely hard time choosing. It’s ridiculous how indecisive I am. This is a really bad thing because I spend so much time going back and forth deciding which option to do before doing the task. That’s why I decided to represent it through geometric shapes- to represent how fragmented and weak my decisions are because I can can never seem to fully decide and be confident in what I do.


A  Better Me

A Better Me

From what I’ve explained, ‘Proactive’ and ‘Indecisive’ may seem like a contradiction. But the way it works is I always get great ideas, but I procrastinate in doing it because I am indecisive and I waste time deciding what I actually want to do. In the ‘Better Me’, I wanted to depict this bubble/circle representing my world breaking as I become fully aware of global issues.

As we move on to the more abstract pieces, it become slightly more trickier and difficult for me to explain them, because when creating each of this pieces, I get into the ‘mood’ of this traits to evoke this feeling/trait in the piece.



Hardworking x Creative = An Ideal Me



For ‘hardworking’, I was struggling, thinking how I should represent it. Then I remembered our first project, where we used line to express emotions. After getting that inspiration and revisiting my work, I felt that strong, bold dark lines could represent the effort and energy to be hardworking.




For creative, I wanted a relatively colourful piece to represent the creativity. I added in blue and pinks to accentuate and make the piece more colourful. I really love how colourful it is. This is essentially how I imagine a creative mind would be.



An Ideal Me

An Ideal Me

The ‘Ideal Me’ is someone who creates eco-friendly products, providing solutions to environmental problems. So for the design of this, I wanted to marry both styles to create this.




Conscientious + Passionate = Me In 5 Years



I am someone who does her tasks as best as I can, even if it is something small. And the way I do this is through a systematic, organised way. I got inspired by Mondrian and reinterpreted his famous painting. I have to admit, this was a more easy painting to do compared to other, because there are is a sense of order that soothes my controlling self haha.




intense, impassioned, ardent, fervent, zealous, vehement, fiery, heated,feverish, emotional, heartfelt, eager, excited, animated, spirited, vigorous

These are the synonyms for ‘Passionate’. And I feel that my painting embodies this energy.I really found myself enjoying doing this which I feel was important in order to really convey this trait of mine.


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Because I am uncertain as to how my future will be and don’t know what career I want to pursue, I decided to make this last composition ambiguous. But one thing I know is that whatever it is that I do as a job, I will be conscientious and passionate about what I’m doing. I am thinking positively and hope that my future will be as colourful and vivd as this painting is.




Colour Theory

Another thing I didn’t really fully elaborate on was my choice of colour theory. The first 2 equations represent the old me. I used complementary colours- purple and green (with yellow accents) but I used soft pastel colours. From this I move onto bolder triadic colours with the introduction of orange in addition to purple and green, all in more saturated and vibrant bold hues. I even added more accent colours (like blue, pink) which don’t follow the theory but even goes to show how I am breaking the rules even in the colour theory but it pays off, to create a beautiful colourful piece.

This signifies my desire to change and break out from this sheltered, ignorant, safe, mundane, traditional me to a risk taking, spontaneous, bold, self aware, globally aware and socially responsible human being.



A few things I wish I did better:

  1. The presentation itself. There were many things i forgot to mention and I wasn’t very coherent or clear in explaining my concept and each composition. I think what Joy said about preparing a template for future presentations is actually really great advice because I always am so bad at presentations and this would help me relay my thoughts in a more orderly manner and make me less nervous.
  2. The abstract pieces- Joy mentioned that ‘hardworking’ and ‘creative’ look somewhat similar. I agree. But I still feel like at the same time it is distinct in its own way- ‘hardworking’ has longer, bolder dark strokes whereas ‘creative’ has a plethora of colours and shorter stroked. However, I can appreciate that what I had in mind probably didn’t translate to what I created or was obvious enough. Also, I wish that I had given more symbolism and meaning to my abstract pieces- honestly because I didn’t really know how to.
  3. Bringing in more solid artist references- not only their style and method but their beliefs and thinking as well. On that topic, I recall Joy telling Hsin Wei to read up more about these difference movements/ artists and their ideologies and write them down to create a bank to apply it for next term. I think this was another really really good piece of advice and I really really hope I can do this because I’m not the type of person to read these non-fiction, intellectual type of books. This is mainly because: a) I find them really confusing and difficult to understand. And therefore b) I find them boring. But looking when I see how people like Hsin Wei and Andrew who read these books and apply them to their work, I can see how it really supports their concepts and generally makes them more knowledgeable, open and well read as a person.







Overall reflection

Despite these regrets, I am still proud of what I’ve done and what I’ve discovered in myself as a person. I am now more aware of what I have become and what I need to change to get to that ideal me. I am hoping to use this break to work towards that change. Through Joy’s readings I’ve learned many things- from abstract art to the significance of flowers in cultures. I just wish that I brought that into my project.



2D Project 3 (Ego): Part 3


Making abstract art is not as easy as it seems.

(It makes it even harder when you accidentally buy poor quality acrylic paints)

It is very difficult, as you can see below by my several attempts.






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However, I did try making several compositions, which are not as vibrant as I hoped, but I’m somewhat pleased with them as I was ready to give up.

Attempt 1

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Attempt 2

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Attempt 3







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I know you’re probably thinking why this looks very different than my previous compositions that I posted before.

I decided to have a different medium for each of the 4 equations. The reason I chose this was again because of the medium= message. I will elaborate further on the next post.

Stay tuned!

2D Project 3 (Ego) : Part 2







Before say anything…..

I’ve made progress!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I’ve done 2 compositions for the first equation.

Meticulous + Friendly= Me









(I haven’t done ‘Friendly’ yet)



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I know it doesn’t seem much, but to me this is good progress.

For the past whole week I’ve been having a mental block to the extent where I just couldn’t comprehend my own original concept, and wanted to change it to a new concept.

What did I discuss with Joy during last week’s consultation?

  1. Like I said, I was stuck. I didn’t know what to do. I wanted to do a new concept- and I talked to Joy about having the symbolism of flowers as my concept. Joy mentioned something that really stuck to me. She reminded me that I was at a tertiary level, and that basically my work/ concept had to be at par with these expectations. This made me even more motivated to really push my concept and compositions visually, whether literal or abstract. I couldn’t just be satisfied with mediocre work.

2. I’m not sure if I’m phrasing this correctly,  but she talked about the auxiliary counterpart (?) of a flower- like to think about how a rose had thorns. She also mentioned anthropomorphism (the attribution of human characteristics or behaviours to a god, animal, or object.).

3. She also suggested thinking about how seasons affect flowers. And also how artists interacted with flowers.

As you can see, she gave me a lot to think about. Maybe that’s why my brain feels like it has exploded. Haha just joking.



After a lot of thinking during the week, and travelling to Malaysia to see my parents, something my dad said got me thinking again. He mentioned that all of us (i.e me and my sisters) were living in a bubble and we don’t have basic general knowledge (yes shameful I know 🙁 ) and don’t read the news. Going to university and getting a degree doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re educated. You still need to know what’s going on around you, around the world- what pressing global issues are happening.

After leaving the dinner table red faced and embarrassed, I realised that I was so cooped up in my own little bubble, and so concerned with my own self.  I was also reminded of what Andrew mentioned in his concept- how we are all not as unique and original as we would like to be.

So my concept has developed and grown into something bigger. I will be addressing how I have changed as a person.But this is not merely about the ego. This is about the myself as a person in the world. Without going into too much detail, I’ve always been somewhat environmentally conscious. Somewhat. So, essentially, I will be looking at how I interact with the environment around me- which also defines me as a person. Being unaware of what is around you can make you ignorant. Therefore, I feel that this is something that I can finally relate to, and am passionate about- what with my on and off history of trying to become ‘eco-friendly’.


(Even though I will be sticking to my original concept, the consultation was definitely helpful as I will be applying symbolism of flowers in one of my compositions.)






2D Project 3 (Ego) : Part 1



My concept for this project will be “Change of Self“.

Moving from Malaysia to Singapore, I realised that I didn’t just change where I lived but who I was as well.

There were constant and variable elements in this change, some of which I attribute to family, friends and the environment.


After my consult with Joy, she helped me figure out my layout.


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You can view my Weekly Consult form in the pdf below:

Ego Week 11


The layout above was supposed to be posted last week, I had it saved already ready to publish but I completely forgot, so Im just going to combine both posts for the past 2 weeks into one.


I’ve made quite a lot of progress in my visual journal in terms of finalising my equations and realllly thinking everything through- from colour theories to my whole concept of change and how my actual compositions would look like.

For my second consult with Joy, I showed her rough sketches (thumbnail form) of my compositions, what worked and what didn’t work. Honestly in terms of executing my work I’m kind of stuck still and I’m not sure why. I’m hoping I’ll get over this by this week and have concrete compositions to show Joy for this weeks consult.


My finalised equations:

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Here is my progress in my visual journal! There are more words than there are photos or drawings, but that is because Im still figuring out a lot of things and trying to organise my thoughts. Maybe I think in words? Some people are more visual than text based- I guess Im better at translating my thoughts into words than visual images…


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I found out about this “Big 5 Personality Traits” and decided to do it to help me contain myself into these categories:

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I added in more reference images from my reference artists to convey how my style has changed, reflecting my the change in who I am as well.

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I also delved into my choices for color theories but stopped halfway because I realised that I was limiting myself by thinking in this manner


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I experimented with some patterns using the colour theories- it was quite fun actually!

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Consultation with Joy in Week 12

  1.  I told Joy that I wanted to use patterns in all of my compositions.
  2. I updated her on the fact that I will make all my compositions handmade, and use digital media to combine my handmade compositions into the end of the equations. She suggested making use of scanning as an art? This was pretty interesting- I think I will look further into that.

2. She also told me to think about how far can you push using digital means to your advantage?

3. I told her about my idea of using kaleidoscopes, which I’m not sure whether I will be using. I have to see if it can tie in to my concept well.

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My failed attempt at a kaleidoscope 🙁

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So what’s next?