Confessions of a researchaholic

February 22, 2021

Standing cabinet

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:15 pm
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I saw this standing cabinet on the roadside a few days back, and it was gone today when I walked past the same spot.

February 21, 2021

Free lemons

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:01 pm
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I took one, and it has a tinge of wood in the taste and smell.

February 20, 2021

Empty milk carton

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 8:38 pm
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Careful observation can reveal hidden intrigues of mundane objects.

February 19, 2021

Baggy dress

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:17 am
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I draw what I (want you to) see, no more, no less.

February 18, 2021

Wrapped chocolate truffle

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:11 am
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Folds and wraps can form intriguing patterns and shapes.
This chocolate truffle is wrapped in a specular BRDF making it hard to see the underlying contours.

February 17, 2021

Fungible memory

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 9:59 pm
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I drew the initial version of the lower-right mushroom from memory, which I realized to be too regular upon looking at the photograph while attempting to upload. I then modified the shape to be less regular and more natural/interesting.
The other two were drawn entirely from memory as I did not capture any photo reference.

February 14, 2021

Broken tires

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 4:48 pm
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A pile of broken tires around a construction site caught my eye on January 3 2021, especially the lower-left one in a twisted fold. But it was moved towards the fence before I got a chance to draw it.

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