Tuesday, December 25, 2012


I recently bought this great new watercolor set so i tried it out a bit. Did some outdoor studies with it and I'm getting the hang of it. I've also been influenced by Chris Sanders(director, writer and character designer: lilo & stitch, how to train your dragon,  the croods) in the way he designs characters/creatures and uses color. I did a few things like that that didn't turn out too bad.

Monday, December 24, 2012

End of 1st semester

Forgot to post these up. These were my final projects for perspective and 2d design classes.

Perspective- "sky is falling": A city in 3 point perspective and an object of some sort obliquely falling from the sky.
2D design-"Unity":  Diptych of a greyscale abstract image and a colored representational image derived from the basic design of the first. the composition has to show everything we learned in the semester.

 And with that, the 1st semester at Ringling ends.It was amazing. My final GPA came out to be pretty good too.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Perspective project#3

This assignment was to create an invented interior space in 2 point perspective. The room must show human presence without actually having humans in the frame.
So I did Sherlock and Watson's living room.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

2D design project#7

This project is all about rhythm. The assignment was to create a composition with 3 distinct progressive rhythms. As you will notice, my rhythms are the swirly pattern, the music conductor figures and the wondrous light thingies. In addition to that, we were supposed to use a triadic color scheme. The canvas size and medium was our choice. So I chose to use acrylic paint on bristol board paper appx. 9*12 inches.

My idea was to use music to create the composition and hopefully, you get the feeling of music from looking at it. Here is the piece and below that is the concept work leading up to it.

perspective project#2

For this we had to design and draw a cityscape with an inclined road in 1 point perspective.  I chose to do London in late 19th century. I'm pretty pleased with the result. 
(also, notice the little Sherlock and Watson cameo)

Monday, November 12, 2012

2D project #6

This project was based on observation; namely, photography.
We were supped to take around 300 pictures of analogous color schemed things around us, and submit 3 best out it for the final grade
For those of you who don't know, analogous colors are colors present next to each other on the color wheel. grading is based on the colors and composition.

Thursday, November 8, 2012


Here's some random things from the past 2 weeks
 a character design compilation i did in my free time

cafe sketches compilation
(most of these were done in perspective class during critiques)

 FEWS 2 week compilation

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

2D project #5

This time we were supposed to create 4 compositions that alter the narrative by using the same elements(silhouettes) and change the emphasis point in each composition. each composition must show emphasis through 1.value 2. direction 3. proximity 4. color. One composition for each of these.
I thought I'd show my design process this time. from top to bottom, my earliest versions to the final one.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Stuff from the past 2 weeks

here's some random stuff I did as personal work 
and for classes in the past 2 weeks.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The car museum trip

Today our perspective teacher took us to this classic car museum to study and sketch vintage cars. Pretty awesome place, I must say. Here's one of the sketches I did there. Its the 1922 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost 

First digital painting!

So these are my 1st and 2nd ever completely digital paintings. Pretty crappy, but i guess its okay. Took the concept from a short story called "The Knife Thrower" by Steve Millhauser

Sunday, October 14, 2012

2D project #4: a dramatic experimentation

So after scanning my original 2D project which you can see below this post, I was playing around with it on photoshop and then i found it became way cooler than the original. 

2D design project #4

This time, we were assigned to design and paint with acrylics, an abstract composition with complimentary colors depicting a season. I chose winter (after all, that is the coolest season. haha)