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A Communication Design Final project

Design Journal Nattaphat Archavarungson


“ Art is the objectification of feeling. ” - Herman Melville -


Preface :

I started the prep-project with an interest in human figure mentioning to form and shape of human figure whose are manifesting and perceiving by human. Afterwards, I have sketched quite a lot on figure and intentionally looking at objects (1), Deeply observation. According to a Nietzsche (2) 's essay on existentialism after I have read it once, Comprehension that body and embody are divided states of human run concurrently at the same time. Consciousness controls the body ,

“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.” -Nietzsche.-

Otherwise, the body perceives the external sending to consciousness. Living is reality which having a main question is probability of problem as Pierre-Simon Laplace (3) said

”Life’s most important questions are, for the most part, nothing but probability problems.” (4)

1 Object is mentioning to Human Figure. 2. His writing are about criticizing texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism. Nietzsche’s influence remains substantial within and beyond philosophy, notably in existentialism, nihilism and postmodernism. 3. (1749–1827) was a French mathematician and astronomer, discoverer of the Laplace transform and Laplace’s equation. 4. * Les questions les plus importantes de la vie ne sont en effet, pour la plupart, que des problèmes de probabilité. translated from Frech


Untitled | Photograph | May, 2011

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I was born in an age under the conflict of religions and primogenitors, There are diverse types of human, simply divided into groups. I am a yellow.


Research :


Diversity | Photograph | May, 2011

[1.] figure 1 (front) | Photograph | May, 2011 [2.] Figure 1 (side) | Photograph | May, 2011


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Form live and death forcing me to thinking about timing and moment, Present and Past then the future. In every moments of life in each second we change mind , thought and vision or perspective or I could say point of view. In each time we moved from place to place we perceive something different that means eyes see something different from what they saw before that makes our logical thinking thinks in different way but of cause past or what we have seen I our life before are permanently attached to our deepest mind called “subconscious” simply becoming a sensitively experience which having strong

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effect to the process of making decision which I mentioned as “ Probability” and “ Possibility” of moments by referring to Kolmogorov’s Theory about Complexity and possibility.


Leonardo Da Vinci’s antomy sketches.


Do researching, I mostly going to library for grabbing some books, Look back into my past I was determining myself to familiarize with “History of Art” closely, Firstly, I began with Jackson Pollock (1) , Abstractionism became my interest for a while. Then, I started reading art history documents from here later on. Within an implication of studying human figure I get back into peroid of the introducing for modern anatomy assuming from Leonardo Da Vinci (2) with his interest of human

Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins’ photograph

anatomy and his intelligence, He drawn all parts of body in to study case drawing. Rembrandt, PierreAuguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Lucian Freud, Honoré Daumier, Henri de ToulouseLautrec, Egon Shiele, Edvard Munch, Edgar Degas, Edouardo Manet, Berthe Morisot and Georges Seurat are also caught my eyes into studying their journals and methods of working after a research on Leonardo was done. *(3)


An X-ray film from friend showing mandible area from an alive, seems having some white color making sense to be some type of energy movement, or may cause of depth of field.


Children in bottles | Jul, 2011 Pen on paper

In late 2011, I started to draw some figures, male and female. Mostly male was a good choice at first for us in the class. For myself in that time observing is only the main idea on sketching those. Immediately, I have consciously looking at each human figure more deeper since I knew where Vertebral Columnsupposes to be within the construction of human linken with each other systematically. Then I found a fact that human figure is a delicate object made of nature. Nevertheless, A question is “what are we?�.


Sketch of men’s portrait | Jul, 2011 Pen on paper

Feeling suffering, tragically or apprehension, among them is an uneasy situation for defining and dispersing them away. Keyword was found during doing some sketches in Siriraj Hospital, Men’s head putting next to each other, some doing an eyes to eyes. Cabinet is brown, behind heads is a perforated wall, its color was Viridian(1) light getting from left through windows illuminated from cold into balanced with warm light yellow at highlight areas.


“The knowledge that I do not remember myself awakens me.” - Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet -

I linked it with Nietzsche’s essay which I felt to be interest after I have read his writing as quotation about body , mind and embodiment which I might refer to Maurice Merleau-Ponty , He called it “ Phenomenological body ” I must not talking or referring to Maurice much by my intention not to taking part of his writing which I not read it much, so it might be misconceiving , However, for Nietzsche’s I do. Talking about “body” I would

Anatomy study 1 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper

like to taking myself studying and research about history of dissection. Referring to Da vinci and another master before him I quite interest on how “Life” begins from nothing till it becoming something alive. Some said It cause by our doing in past life which affected us in this life and cause us by our doing again and again as circle based on how good we are at presence. I am not saying that true by the way.


Anatomy study 2 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 3 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 8 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 6 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 11 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 15 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 16 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 17 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 22 | Jul, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 30 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper Anatomy study 31 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 33 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 35 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy sketch 8 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 40 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper Anatomy study 46 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 47 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 50 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy study 51 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy sketch 11 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Anatomy sketch 16 | Sep, 2011 pen on paper Anatomy sketch 30 | Sep, 2011 pencil on paper


Supportive Theories :

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Probability theory eory of Complexity Existentialism & implication of humanism theory


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City full of rules, Education is a propaganda. Labyrinth of discovering a happened phenomenon.

This culminated in modern probability theory, on foundations laid by Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov. Kolmogorov combined the notion of sample space, introduced by Richard von Mises, and measure theory and presented his axiom system for probability theory in 1933. Fairly quickly this became the mostly undisputed axiomatic basis for modern probability theory but alternatives exist, in particular the adoption of finite rather than countable additivity by Bruno de Finetti.

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The word probability has been used in a variety of ways since it was first applied to the mathematical study of games of chance. Does probability measure the real, physical tendency of something to occur, or is it just a measure of how strongly one believes it will occur? In answering such questions, we interpret the probability values of probability theory.

There are two broad categories of probability interpretations which can be called “physical” and “evidential” probabilities. Physical probabilities, which are also called objective or frequency probabilities, are associated with random physical systems such as roulette wheels, rolling dice and radioactive atoms. In such systems, a given type of event (such as the dice yielding a six)

tends to occur at a persistent rate, or “relative frequency”, in a long run of trials. Physical probabilities either explain, or are invoked to explain, these stable frequencies. Thus talk about physical probability makes sense only when dealing with well defined random experiments.


A study case of a probability found on internet showing a graph of something, In this case I was not looking at contents on paper as forms of text because some information is too specific and unknowing state of my thinking. However, Graph look complex and subtle, comparing to image below I found as a research on expressive texture and surface for being an alternative experimental method. after fitting them both beside each other, exhaustively resemble lines, form and space also edge of line casting texture-like, developing is formed up. More deeply associate from theory about “a choice in a time� Truly,If time passed, more choices would be bound and some other choices would slowly disappear. If we just breath something will passed and something new bound.


Idea composition 2 | Aug, 2011 | pencil on paper


“Changing point of view is a passive according to the time�, I sat in a bus and was thinking about that without noticing of an origin of this thinking and its conclusion could not even be a candidate of fact. I considered quite long enough to realized that left-hand side is The old Siam Department store and then I have to stand up and ringing bell to stop this bus before driver would accelerate pass a bus stop I must settle down

next to old building in Pak Khlong talat area opposite Suankularb Wittayalai School. I forgot what I thought on the bus, maybe cause by rapidity of bus, that what I passed through. Existing replacing emptiness, Also, Time is an nihilation the existing to emptiness. not at once, but fading harmonically at the meanwhiles the time is walking.


Anatomy sketch 11 | Aug, 2011 pencil on paper


Experimental 3 | Aug, 2011 Digital photo processing Experimental 4 | Aug, 2011 Digital photo processing


Capturing 1 | Aug, 2011 Photograph Timing and Space | Aug, 2011 photograph


Timing and Space 1 | Sep, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper Time overlapping | Sep , 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Timing and Space 2 | Sep, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper

“ Life most important question is that probability problems. “ I read this in a park. Right palm holding a approximately nine inches multiply six inches book. My middle finger intervened between page 665 and 666. After I read a quote at the end of page 195, I closed that book after that day and have not read more it till today.

Thinking about probability in present situation. at a state of making decision in a solution. If I decided to eat, It does not mean she have to eat as I do. or maybe she might eat something else I would not know.


Composition II | Nov, 2011 Crayon and pencil on paper


Composition I | Nov, 2011 Crayon and pencil on paper


Probability | Sep, 2011 Crayon and pencil on paper


Alexey Titarenko is a Soviet and Russian photographer and artist.

Alexey Titarenko. Saint Petersburg, 1992, from "City of Shadows" series.


Figure 18 | Oct, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 25 | Dec, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 40 | Dec, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 42 | Dec, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 44 | Dec, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper Figure 42 | Dec, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 21 | Sep, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 50 | Nov , 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Nov, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Nov, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 40 | Nov, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure 40 | Dec, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Untitled | Nov, 2011 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Composition | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Composition | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Figure | Jan, 2012 Charcoal and pencil on paper


Colors composite [ Cold ] | Jan, 2012 Digital media


Colors composite [warm] | Jan, 2012 Digital media

After a short self-break, I got back with a chart of color that I seemed to be considerable useful material along the way I was working.


Decomposition | Jan, 2012 ink on paper


figure | Jan, 2012 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper figure | Jan, 2012 ink and pencil on paper


Sketching self-portrait | Aug, 2011 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper


timing and composition | Aug, 2011 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper


figure | Dec, 2011 ink on paper


Self-Expression | Aug, 2011 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper


Sequence of a walking female | Aug, 2011 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper


figure | Oct, 2011 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper


legs | Feb, 2011 pencil on paper


figure | Feb , 2011 pencil on paper


figure | Dec , 2011 pencil on paper


figure | Feb , 2011 pencil on paper figure | Feb , 2011 crayon, charcoal and pencil on paper


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


figure | Sep , 2011 Oil on Canvas


Experimental 1 | Sep , 2011 Photograph Experimental 2 | Sep , 2011 photograph


portrait | Oct , 2011 Oil on Canvas

A man hit me in my right ear I looked askance and asked him why he done this to me, He looked at me with his doubtful eyes, saying “What?”, I could not believe it myself he acted as nothing was there, I promise I heard his voice loud in my ears, after a while I realized that voice not in t he ears but dig down deeply I was barely identify whether in the head or crashing surface of consciousness anyway.

The only left incessantly is a feeling. Ironically or rejoicing is persisting to become an experienced. Although, Sometime experiences are confining into a conventional ideal society. Ten years or a hundred year for a cultural ain’t no difference, Everything are bound to exist because of timing and probabilities and decision that one might choose.


figure | Nov , 2011 Oil on Canvas

Prtrait 1 [ before] | Apr , 2012 Oil on Canvas Portrait 1 [ after ] | Apr, 2012 Oil on Canvas

Prtrait 2 [ before] | Apr , 2012 Oil on Canvas Portrait 2 [ after ] | Apr, 2012 Oil on Canvas

In a bright light day, I facing a painting of three figure with an intentional to constructing a scene of a female moving in a sequence of time. Consequently, I have started the painting two weeks ago. At first I did not thought of a sequence and did not do a plan to paint over the first layer of the painting in the next three days later. Thought of using time never exist in my head, I meant to the changes over the time. Affected the work by the time. If model moves, I would not care of changes. because not just model who move I also do move as well.


figure | Apr , 2012 Oil on Canvas figure | Mar , 2012 Oil on Canvas


figure | Apr , 2012 Oil on Canvas


Reference & Research World History of Art | Hugh Honour Paperback: 996 pages | Publisher: Laurence King; 7th Revised edition edition (August 10, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 1856695840 | ISBN-13: 978-1856695848

Art History, Volume 2 (4th Edition) | Marilyn Stokstad , Michael W. Cothren Paperback: 696 pages | Publisher: Prentice Hall; 4 edition (July 9, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0205744214 | ISBN-13: 978-0205744213

Modern Art: A Very Short Introduction | David Cottington Paperback: 168 pages | Publisher: OUP Oxford (24 Feb 2005) Language English ISBN-10: 0192803646 | ISBN-13: 978-0192803641

Van Gogh: Master Draughtsman | Sjraar Van Heugten Hardcover: 192 pages| Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; First Edition edition (September 1, 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: 0810958481 | ISBN-13: 978-0810958487

Annie Leibovitz at Work | Annie Leibovitz Hardcover: 240 pages | Publisher: Random House; First Edition edition (November 18, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0375505105 | ISBN-13: 978-0375505102

Classical life drawing studio : lessons & teachings in the art of figure drawing | James Lancel McElhinney , Instructors of the Arts Students League of New York , Will Barnet Hardcover: 224 pages | Publisher: Sterling (August 3, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1402762291 | ISBN-13: 978-1402762291

Human Anatomy: Depicting the Body from the Renaissance to Today | Benjamin A. Rifkin , Judy Folkenberg , National Library of Medicine Hardcover: 352 pages | Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd (January 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 050051299X | ISBN-13: 978-0500512999

Essays In Existentialism | Jean-Paul Sartre Publication Date: June 1, 2000 | ISBN-10: 0806501626 | ISBN-13: 978-0806501628 Examination of human consciousness; philosophy, metaphysics, semantics, existentialism. --This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition.


Reference & Research Francis Bacon - Documentary Film Documentary Francis Bacon is the essential British painter of the twentieth century. From the end of the Second World War until his death in 1992, he created an extraordinary body of intense and uncompromising figure paintings and portraits. Drawing on diverse influences including Picasso, Velasquez's portrait of Pope Innocent X, the photographs of Eadweard Muybridge and Sergei Eisenstein's film Battleship Potemkin, Bacon undertook a pitiless analysis in paint of himself and his friends, of the human body, and of our place in a godless universe. This film explores many of his key canvases which have been newly filmed in HDTV. The works are complemented solely with Bacon's own words, recorded by Derek Jacobi. The artist's biography is outlined, but the focus is on his ideas: his thoughts about his work, his reflections about how and why he paints. The result is a rigorous and revealing portrait of one of the few artists who has truly changed the way we see and understand ourselves.

Jackson Pollock - Documentary Film Documentary - Biography channel documentary Jackson Pollock was an American painter and a leading artists of Abstract Expressionism. He is famous for his technique of dripping and pouring paint on his canvases. He was married to artists Lee Krasner and known for his extreme alcoholism. After his death in a car accident, several large retrospective exhibits were made of his work, including at MoMA in New York City and The Tate in London.

Modern Art Documentary ~ A Complete Guide Film Documentary ....Film by Herbert Kline.... (1977) Impressionism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism, Pop Art, Conceptualism - Present time

Salvador Dali Arena 1986 - Original Documentary Film Documentary Documentary showcasing the life and works of surrealist artist Salvador Dali. Director: Adam Low Original Air Date: 21 November 1986

Lust for Life (1956) Biographical film about the life of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998 ) A biography of Irish painter Francis Bacon

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