Week 2 / personal project introduction

Personal Project


My personal project is create a food map of China. First of all, I will collect the image of the special foods from each province. Some are the photos that I take from past few years, others are searched from internet. Next, I will crop and cut these photos and insert to the China map. It will be very helpful for the tourists and people who interested in Chinese food.

ASSIGNMENT 6: DUE IN LAB 9/28/17 OR 9/29/17

1. Personal Project

Post an online update in Category: Week 4 – Update.

The update must include at a minimum: one image and a caption.

Continue to research and collect artifacts and examples of inspiration, competitors in your area, and information about your targeted audience.  Be prepared to discuss and share your progress in our lab class.

2. Utica Proud

Bring a minimum of 10 original photographs for critique. 

Be prepared to share and introduce your topic to the class.

  • collect background information, historic artifacts, and a list of contact points.

Personal project idea 2: Eden


IMG_20170919_030337.jpgI decided on another idea for my persona project, which is a mobile runner game called Eden. I can’t learn how to code in a short amount of time so it won’t be a real game, but I plan to create concept art, animate fake gameplay with After Effects, and make fake screencaps of gameplay. It will be a highly aesthetic game that focuses heavily on graphics and appealing UI.

Personal Project: Sketchr


This project is basically Tinder for artists, but instead of being a sleazy dating app it’s a slightly less sleazy job search app. I got inspired to make this project over the summer when I changed all my Tinder pictures to artwork and listed commission prices with my portfolio website in my bio and actually found work that way, so I concluded maybe an entire app dedicated to this would work out just fine. It would operate in a similar fashion – you choose what your looking for, jobs or work, and get bombarded by individual profiles that you’d he forced to swipe right or left on. Whichever you match with, you’d have the option to contact them and discuss further. A built in payment system would be incorporated into the app so users wouldn’t  have to rely on outside services for that. It’s for more casual jobs rather than stable ones, mainly freelance work for students or rising hobbyist designers could pick up for some real world experience.

Personal Project: Modern Myth


For my personal project, I’m going to bring the old tales of Greek Mythology back with a twist by placing the gods and goddesses in modern day New York City. This will require me to tweak (and even uproot) some details from the original stories. The narrative will be done in comic/sequential form with plenty of humor and pop culture references. I don’t plan to employ a soundtrack like Disney’s “Hercules”, but it will still be lots of fun.

Personal Project

Personal Project: Comic Book One Shot


My personal project will be creating my own comic book. I am planning on creating 5-7  chapters. This comic book will be based on a story I wrote in my senior year of high school. Which was based off a series of dreams I had when I was 14. This story will contain a compelling plot with characters who are very easy to understand but, have complex personalities. I will achieve this goal by writing a story using my past experiences, observations, and the dreams that inspired me. I will also design very likable characters and appealing back rounds. My goal will be to use this story to jump start an expanded universe which I could use to make my own series of comic books. Hopefully the stories I write could one day inspire a new generation of people and allow them to live a better life.


Personal Project




The main idea of this project is that students could communicate ideas and encourages hybrid collaboration. I got a lot of new inspirations when I have experience of collaborating with different artists. Thus I really want to start a project to build a community or create a stage for more artists to have fun with collaboration and explore more unique ideas. This project’s aim is to promote the development of art student on campus and connect more audience from public with educative talks, workshops, online post and a publication. Also, I found inspirations from the Pica magazine: “Pica is a playground where errors are encourage and boundaries pushed”(picamag.com). I really want to use this project to challenge myself with social communication and learn more from other artists during collaborating.


Fundraising / Advertising/  Communicating



Personal Project


For my personal project I would like to experiment with my embroidery on different surfaces and with different designs. My goal is to embroider one collar, one set of small collar pins, two small necklaces, and one bag. I want one of these items to be some sort of landscape or plant based piece because these are popular designs. I will make at least one item a personal piece for me, but I want to build my communication skills and treat this like a small business. I want to talk with students willing to participate in this project with me and I will work to create a design that they enjoy by drafting multiple designs per piece. The goal of the project is to gain experience with my embroidery, and learn to communicate with clients (students) and produce satisfying designs.

personal project

img_2521-e1512862870306.jpgMy project is an introduction of my hometown. My hometown is a beautiful coastal city in southern China. It is a really amazing city and I wish everyone could enjoy it. I want to improve my skills with adobe system  through this project. I will look around and find some interesting artists and work which I can learn from. I will upload my mind map later.