Confessions of a researchaholic

May 15, 2024

Newspaper photo of Genghis Khan

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 3:47 pm
Tags: ,

I hypothesized these newspaper “photos” of Genghis Khan via a IP-Adapter ComfyUI workflow that combines the structure of his portrait and the style of a real newspaper photo of my late grandfather.
(Their ancestral relationship could lend to some credibility of this experiment.)

May 8, 2024

Clover mites

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:38 pm

I noticed these tiny red creatures crawling around on the concrete tiles, too tiny to be photographed by my cell phone camera. This is my attempt to draw and animate their appearances and motions.

May 6, 2024


Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 7:37 pm
Tags: , ,

She bought some ice cream and ate it in front of a grand view behind the Ferry Building on a gorgeous sunny Sunday afternoon, and somehow I felt a bit impatient at the moment.
I realized what I had missed the next day and captured my feelings into this imaginative vector drawing.

Life is too short and time does not flow back; I should be more patient and present to enjoy every moment.

Theme: Rubric. Get a free blog at