Alienation as a human experience is a culmination of various circumstances, which in turn cause isolation, depression, loneliness, suicidal thoughts and eventually death in some recorded cases. The collection of paintings and prints done reflect the agonsing period experienced by many who go through these phases but feel too broken to communicate, regardless of […]Read more "SELF-INITIATED PROJECT : OUTCOMES. PAINTINGS + PRINTS + CHARACTER CONCEPT + STORYBOARDS"
Painting with acrylic on acetate then prompted me to consider employing the screenprint process. Scanning the sketches, I then had them printed on creating laser films. Taking these films to the screenprint studio was the next step to transfering these images on to the intended screen for the printing process to take effect. Stripping the screen, […]Read more "SELF-INITIATED PROJECT. DEVELOPMENT : SCREEN-PRINT EXPERIMENTS"
Upon completing the sketches, the decision to pick four from the collection was made. This was based on the fact that four of the met the intended purpose for which I initially embarked on the project. Picking one from the chosen collection, I proceeded to paint on acetate. Also, in order to place emphasis on […]Read more "SELF-INITIATED PROJECT. DEVELOPMENT : ACETATE + ACRYLIC"
As part of the experimentation process, I decided to play around with lino-cut. While it was a great approach, it was a bit restricted as I wanted the lines to be loose in order to depict some element of fragility being experienced.Read more "SELF-INITIATED PROJECT. DEVELOPMENT : LINO CUT"
These drawings/sketches were done in an A3 sketchpad. They were done with the intention to depict the melancholic and negative and yet unavoidable feeling that is often attached to alienation which is often accompanied by loneliness, fear, anxiety and sadness […]Read more "SELF-INITIATED PROJECT. DEVELOPMENT : SKETCHES (PENCIL + INKS)"
While the idea of creating a storyboard for the collaborative project was interesting and very intriguing as time went along, I was keen to create a collection of illustrations based on my research not just to expand my proposed outcomes, but to ensure that in the process of engaging with the project, I was working […]Read more "SELF-INITIATED PROJECT. DEVELOPMENT : SKETCHES (DIGITAL)"