Confessions of a researchaholic

January 28, 2019

Practice drawing from a sculpture

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:53 pm

I abandoned a few attempts before finally finishing this one.

Quick sketch of a train passenger from memory

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:22 am

I spotted this hat-wearer on the lower deck while sitting on the upper deck.

January 26, 2019

Quick sketch of a hummingbird

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 4:33 pm

I spotted this little guy outside my window during a computer-reminded eye break. It gave me a few seconds before flying away.

January 25, 2019

Quick sketches of the day

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 6:05 pm

I had no more than a few minutes to draw each one of these moving subjects.

January 24, 2019

Quick sketches on a shaky morning training

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 3:24 pm

It was difficult to even hold the pen still; fortunately, there was no time to worry about suboptimal drawings.

January 23, 2019

Doing projects versus developing people

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 4:06 pm
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I like the technical part of Mengqi’s SIGGRAPH 2018 presentation, but even more so at the end when she talked about never giving up.

During the early stage of my research career I focused more on doing projects, but have gradually shifted more towards developing people, which I found to be an even more interesting and rewarding experience.

January 19, 2019

Memories of 4 pm to 8 pm

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 8:31 pm

January 9, 2019

Drawing from a head bust

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:16 pm

Without being able to see clear contours from this smooth object, I mis-proportion the first two drawings.

This third one is better structured.

But not so for the next two.

January 8, 2019

Quick sketches on a morning train

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:02 am

When there is no time to worry about making mistakes, I act more freely.

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