Hello my name is Vinh. People call me Vinh. LOL. surprised?
I have a strange sense of humor, I know.
Seriously, I see myself as two things, a designer and a draughtsman
the language of visual art, draftsman are defined as excellent control
with their tools. These tools can be a brush, pen, pencil or any of the
We strive for perfection in our observation and
control with our marks. These marks are in fact what you see in the form
of a picture. If these marks are placed in the right place, location,
angle & coordinates it will all make sense to the viewer. A long
time ago, about 300 years ago, engravers, and pen artist were considered
this way. They were clean and precise. Looseness, can be clean and
precise though at first glance, it can appear free and wild. But these
strokes or painterly signature are placed with thought and efficiency.
representation art, these marks can not, I repeat can not be anywhere
else except in those areas. They form a mosaic mesh of color, values and
register to the viewer's mind as a coherent image.
This my friend, I define as a draughtsman.
other are all thoughts, concepts and ideas. They are in fact thoughts
on paper or monitor screen in the forms of an image. These images are
used to discuss, plan and
work out ideas. They are means to an end.
Concept art does not need to be pretty,though they are at times. Their
purpose is to function as a preliminary
stage of development.
As DESIGNER, I am asked to put text, and verbal cues together to spell
out intangible ideas to a visual form. Furthermore, designers brain
storm and work out visual problems that might or might not occur in
this process. In essence, a designer are asked to work out design
esthetics and resolves all visual issues.
For those who are new
to the game of art and concept designs, the drawing is only an
expression that one needs to communicate these visuals in a clear
You need to be a good artist, like a person who plays
and instrument well but the goal is to make beautiful music. You can not
make beautiful music without knowing the basics. This is the
All good designers have their inherent
uniqueness. Ideas, expression vary from artists to artists. We are hired
for this characteristics so start drawing more and once you know the
language you can in fact express your ideas.
Many images you
see are either tight or loose. It depends on my purpose. Some are only
exercises to sharpen up the blade.. and some are full blown ideas work
out for presentations.