New website, new blog

I finally have a new website up and one of the reasons I've been wanting to get this up was to start this new blog. As I continue to develop as a designer, this will be a great place to keep track of my discoveries, lessons, and design-related thoughts.

 Last evening I started getting back into Solidworks after about 3 years. In the past few years, I've almost become this specialist in photoshop and 2D sketching. In a way it's been great. I've learned so much about form language and my photoshop technique is better than ever. On the flip side, I don't want to be an incomplete designer. In the end 3D is just another tool to learn. So the next step now is to master 3D modeling and be able to CAD up my own crazy designs. Let's see how long it will take to be fluent.

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There are so many things I want to do, I'm not sure how I can fit it all in. Here's another little side project I've working on lately. These are composition studies for interior designs. I told my good friend in Shanghai that I would collaborate with her on an interior design project, so I want to try experimenting with my digital technique.

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As I don't know much about real interior design and architecture process, I am using some of my knowledge of environment paintings to understand how to design with principles of composition. None of these are not my original designs, they are sketches of existing interiors.