We The People Of…
In a larger scale, seeing life from different perspectives embraces people’s attitudes towards their lives, which determine their life paths and success.
“A better appreciation of life is suggestive of their dream and imaginations.”
NAFA Open House 2011 Web Promo
NAFA stands for Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, an established arts institution based in Singapore. It offers various arts courses designated in different departments such as Theatre, 3D Design, Fashion, Music, Design & Media, Dance, Arts Management and of course Fine Arts.
Hand-drawn illustration of various self facial expressions. Using my photos as reference, the drawing then enhanced digitally.
Initially completed in February 2009.
NAZI Hitler’s infamous mass-murdering the Jews in a gas chamber “inspired” me to make this. Using machine’s parts, exhausts and gas masks to create a so-called “cyborgs” which represent the pollution in this world. The CO2, pollutants and hazardous gasses trapped in the atmosphere, increasing the earth’s temperature and slowly-but-sure destroy this world and all the inhabitants, unless we DO SOMETHING to stop it.
Note: Some of the body parts were taken from stock images, some were personal pictures.
“When liberty and human rights are always used as justification to legalize almost everything and with intention to gain advantages, it will only lead to destruction. And the absence of moral responsibility that should underlies every action accommodates the evil geniuses. “
This artwork was done in 2008, depicting the downfall of the Statue of Liberty as symbol of freedom which has become an irony of the freedom itself.
Software used: Adobe Photoshop
This artwork was actually submitted as part of Gambit Summer Internship program test. Honestly, the first time I heard the name of Edward Gorey. Yes, he has such a distinct style which I like! It’s a pleasure having tried out his style. Well, this might be different from his style, but trust me, I did research on his works and I tried it out!