Project prompt:
Choose a fictional creature--Sun Wukong, also known as the Monkey King, is one of the main characters in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West.  One of the most enduring Chinese literary characters, Sun Wukong, has a varied background and colorful cultural history.
Explorations: First, create different explorations. All are 6"x9", and should be treated as full composition on their own right.  These must be as distinct from each other as possible.
Traditional wet media (left: watercolor) and dry media (right: color pencil). Wukong painted in its traditional form.
Traditional wet media (left: watercolor) and dry media (right: ink pen). Wukong painted in its abstract form.
Computer Vector in detailed (left) and minimal abstract (right).
A baby Wukong constructed out from polymer clay.  Pictures were taken at Half Moon Bay, California.  Photos are treated by hand painting on the print (right) and digitally (left).
Created by tools are not normally used in image-making: seed beads (left) and cooking spices (right).
Mixed Media in digital elements (left) and physical paper collage (right).
A robot Wukong blueprint (left) and an origami monopoly Wukong (right).
After created a series of visual explorations, design a 15"x20" vertical poster: Wukong II.
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