Confessions of a researchaholic

October 16, 2021

Impression of a museum guard

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 8:56 pm
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In a quiet Saturday afternoon when there were more guards than visitors in a recently re-opened art museum, I observed the unique combination of facial mask and head wrap of a particular guard who paced around me.

This is one of my most favorite paintings in the Anderson Collection.

October 15, 2021

Halloween motion graphics

Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 9:24 pm

I created this in about a week as part of a live demo for a research presentation.

October 5, 2021

Image-based home repair

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:12 pm

A ceiling light remained broken for years which I could not figure out how to repair, until today when I took a photo and found via Google Lens about recessed lighting.

October 3, 2021


Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:04 pm

San Francisco seems to be under a de-gentrification process since people started to leave during the pandemic.

September 29, 2021

Kamimoto String Instruments

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:42 pm
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There is a certain charm to be inside a traditional string instrument shop and be surrounded by all the parts and tools.

September 23, 2021

Bobcat sign

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:45 pm

Welcome a new member to the neighborhood.

September 22, 2021

Middle-autumn zhongzi

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:49 am
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Some delicious summer solstice treats arrived for autumn solstice.

September 21, 2021

Blooming moon

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:14 pm

I did this fun animation experiment over a photograph of an autumn-solstice full moon.

September 20, 2021

Animated colorful ground markers

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:51 pm

Saw these colorful ground markers the other day which I guess are for utility works.

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