Saturday, September 30, 2006

The power of doodles

Quick sketch as the mouse is not as mighty as the pen

Concept 01

The final concept hooray!!

This is where it all begins.. my sketching at the speed of thought..has any1 thought to fast b4?

Friday, September 29, 2006

ready 2wear

Inside the mind of a bird
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Thursday, September 28, 2006

production ready

"Talk is cheep" time taken 3.5 hrs , need to pump designs out faster
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sketch thu 28th sept 2006

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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Sunday, September 24, 2006

random quote of the day

"This is not an easy country to find your feet in and to come here without work, knowing no one and unable to speak any German would be a very tall order. At the very least, you should have about €3,000 capital to see you through the first few months. Having said that, there is an established ELT market here and German people are very appreciative of and loyal to good teachers."
taken from for the job diaries of Tung_airways

bring it on!

sun 24th September 2006

Sketch of wolf with insect wings, I think they are damsel fly wings.
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Saturday, September 23, 2006

sketch for Sat 23 September 2006

Concept logo for Rob's Chilli Temptations, a homeware and gifts company back in Oz.

From today I'm going to do one sketch or design per day so that i can develop my creativity using a blue point pen and paper. Posted by Picasa

1 in a billion

My exploration of the theme one in a billion, where one perspective can make a difference even amongst the insurmable avalanche of numbers and statistics. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Design matters

Quoting Bill Stumpf legendry designer of the Aeron Chair,

"I work best when I'm pushed to the edge," he said, "when I'm at the point where my pride is subdued, where I'm an innocent again. Herman Miller knows how to push me that way, mainly because the company still believes — years after D.J. DePree first told me — that good design isn't just good business, it's a moral obligation. Now that's pressure."

That fountain!

Cliche fountain for all the swanky apartments
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Doshn' is a term used by Londoners to describe when you have nowhere to stay and sleep on the couch until you get a job and a place. Posted by Picasa


Old disused power station nearby
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Chelsea Bridge Apartments

More pix of block of apartments where I was staying with Tai, London.
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Thursday, September 07, 2006

Emotional Outlet

This was shot near the entrance of Tai's very swanky apartment.. you can tell if someone lives in a swanky apartment in London when you have fountains welcoming you near the entrance.

Must be the Darkness series

As I said previously, design is my remedy for when things seem to be darker than usual so I'm going to work on a series exploring fear and lust (the most basic of animal instincts).

This is a photo I took of Chelsea Bridge, near the Tai's place, at night time...came out really well and was fun too...yes now to make a living out of having fun....the struggles of a slave to visionary allusions.
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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Festivals, Festivals

This is at one of the biggest festivals in London, the Nottinghill Festival, celebrating all things Carribean...the fried chicken was so yum and the music was very cool. So many people everywhere!! I was caught in a jam and took me 15mins to squeeze through and make it 2 metres. Posted by Picasa

The Shadow of the Wind

I have been in London for the past few weeks looking at work opportunities, and alas discovered that I STILL don't enjoy writing letters detailing my virtues catering to an advertisment.
That uploading and applying for work advertised takes more effort than foraging through 100's of advertisments, too many job agency portals to progress.

Good news is when I feel sad, I feel the need to design so as to expulse the negativity somehow, and creating meaningful or meaningless design is quite theraputic. Though I have to say smoking is also a dark vice.

Looking back on my time at Schwaebisch Hall is also therapeutic, and also the great times with the other exchange and local students. I think I should write down a bit more on the people I meet so as to keep a concise thoughts on events. As I grow older, the world fades by in a blur and sometimes I don't get a chance to pause and contemplate of where I have been, nor the feelings or emotions of the moments, and the recollections of the characters minus the beer. Posted by Picasa


Remembering our school trip to Berlin
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