Ning Su


My thesis project is a digital graphics book demonstrating my reflections on three schools of Modern Art: Symbolism, Surrealism, and Impressionism. I was inspired by the artists' elegant masterpieces, so I created my own characters and scenes inspired by the three schools, and integrated them into my art world to express my aesthetic taste. It will take the viewers on a trip of the visual appreciation of Modern Art through my eyes. All the images in the book are implemented in 3D computer-generated environment and with 2D stylized hand drawings. The 3D images are the representation of my comprehension of the three art schools; the 2D images incorporate my personal artistic style. The major challenge for me was to properly demonstrate my reflections of the specific artistic genre. Thesis Project Graphics Book (total 48 pages) Acknowledgements IV Contents VI Introduction 0 Chapter 1: Symbolism 2 Chapter 2: Surrealism 10 Chapter 3: Impressionism 18 Chapter 4: Hybrid 26 About 34 Software Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Acrobat URL

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Computer graphics--Design; Art history--Pictorial works; Symbolism (Art movement); Surrealism; Impressionism (Art)

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Document Type


Department, Program, or Center

School of Design (CIAS)


Jackson, Chris

Advisor/Committee Member

Foster, Shaun


Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works. Physical copy available through RIT's The Wallace Library at: T385 .S8 2010


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