Confessions of a researchaholic

April 10, 2021

Krispy Kreme

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:28 pm

This creation was inspired by recent discussions centered at this tweet.

April 6, 2021

The last Rothko

Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 10:04 pm
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This drawing is inspired by the description of Rothko’s suicide in this video and some of his works in wikiart and Rothko center.

March 25, 2021

Butterfly cut

Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 9:15 pm

The idea came to my mind immediately after the evening training.

March 23, 2021

Animated logo

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:08 pm

This is an experiment with Spark logo-maker and Fresco motion.
I plan to add an animation driven by a black-white Character Animator puppet.

March 2, 2021


Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 9:46 pm
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This scene appeared in my dream earlier this morning.

February 6, 2021

Hand-rest profile

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 8:24 am
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I drew this from referencing a magazine photo.
I did not know what I exactly wanted to do in the beginning and simply let the iterative process guide me.

January 21, 2021

Dream on 4:30 am January 21 2021

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:33 am
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Sometimes, a dream is a continuation, expansion, or exaggeration of events in real life.

January 16, 2021

January 14 2021 3:15 am dream

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:01 pm
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I tend to have very vivid dreams (David Lynch plots combined with George Lucas visuals), at least for these that I woke up to remember, which I tried to depict to the extent possible within my visual memory and artistic skill without much sleep disruption.

January 14, 2021

When technology becomes like science

Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 10:38 am

I was having a dream in which one day our technology becomes so complex that we lose track of how things work and have to approach them like how we study nature in science.

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