Einstein’s Dreams

Alan separately wrote novels in a diary form, which is intriguing. Every diary states one dream about time. Here is some dreams that I would like to talk about. Time is a flow of water, individuals who are carried to the past fear that any change they make in the past could have drastic consequences…

Woaw Midterm

The midterm piece is a collaboration work with Yifan Liu. What was the initial idea? The initial idea about this piece is to explore the messy street, and do some interaction to buildings, Neon light, character inside. What would you do differently if you had to start the project over from scratch? We tried different…

Woaw Week4 Mood Board

For midterm, I plan to create a world on clouds, there is a fancy house and a big happy family. I made a mood board above, and I used Blocks to create a simple scene. I always can relate clouds with balloons so I’m considering if I can create some balloon characters; also I found…

Woaw Week 3

This week,  I followed the video that Todd recorded in the class, and did some interactive VR experience. I did a toggle light and some light that should have changed the color when I touch over them, but it didn’t work. Also I tried to grab some cubes in the scene, but somehow, I just…

PBP week 2

Inspired by Frank Stella’s art work: I added some noise to color and position of geometric patterns, and also I can change the basic pattern to circle by pressing the mouse. Mouse position controls rotate angle. Therefore, the pattern is dynamic.

Woaw Week2

Those are screenshots that from my first unreal scene. Inspired by another unreal piece called practical effects. I like the light effects and the whole environment in this unreal piece. So I decided to create a scene that have snow particles, ice floor and snow mountains. I migrate some elements from particle effects, such like…

Nothing Week 2 Seeing is forgetting

It’s super interesting that we can actually get to know the process of Irwin’s works and those stories behind them through the reading. Irwin keeps answering questions from himself, and then the way to find the answer leads the path to his works. It’s a very good example that shows how artists think about their…

Worlds on Wire Week 1 First experience with Oculus

I’m pretty satisfied with my first experience of Oculus and I tried some awesome VR pieces. The most impressive one is the one that playing with a robot, in this piece I keep grabbing things, clicking things and waving hands. The feedback that when I touch something, controllers vibrate and sound effects undoubtedly enhance the…

Nothing Week1 F For Fake

What is real and what is fake? This movie makes me doubt the authenticity of everything that we believed. It’s hard for us to test and verify something is real or fake such as an art piece. What’s the difference between the drawing of Elmyr de Hory and the drawing of Picasso if these two drawing are…