With the recent rise of the metaverse, NFT art, vr painting, etc. are gradually being known by more and more people. And vr painting, which can perfectly integrate 3D modeling and painting, is to use the vr device as a painting tool, and by operating the handle, draw 3D scenes, characters, and even animations in vr, making people immersive to explore what the artist has created. of a whole world. It can be said that VR painters will become a new identity in the art world in the future, and VR painting will also intensify in the art world.
Among the many VR female painters today, there is a young and talented VR artist who has attracted much attention in the VR painting industry.
——Mao Siyi, her paintings have become a unique existence in the VR painting world.
Mao Siyi grew up in a family of artists, and later went to Paris, France to study art for six years, and graduated from the Eighth University of Paris, France. She has traveled extensively to more than 20 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania. In vr painting, Mao Siyi is good at using visual elements to organize information and clarify ideas, as well as capture inspiration through photography and visual experiments, and transform them into illustrations and animations. Mao Siyi is an illustrator who likes to explore natural science. He likes to use scientific theories and hypotheses as a source of inspiration, obtain visual reference through photography, and visualize research information and fantasy in VR, allowing the audience to experience what I have done as an explorer. depicted world.
The difference from traditional painting is that VR painting is three-dimensional, not only must have a very good foundation for painting, but also have a good grasp of space, it needs to be divided into different parts for creation, so that the background and characters, houses can be created. , trees and other perfect combination.
To achieve a high degree of restoration of the original work, you need to remember the details in the original work. Of course, you can also take off the vr device and then watch the original painting, but this will greatly reduce the efficiency of creation.
On August 26, 2020, the well-known VR artist Mao Siyi’s first VR painting attempt, the first contact, created an amazing VR painting work – “Untitled”. Upon closer inspection, Mao Siyi’s first vr painting is full of astronomical style, and secondly, the mathematical lines similar to Da Vinci are also contained in it. As a whole, there are philosophical thoughts in it. It can be said that this first successful VR painting creation also made Mao Siyi stand out in the VR art world.
VR was originally used in the field of game and video design because of “what you see is what you get, size and effect are intuitive enough”. As a highly inclusive profession that can cross-border with any profession, illustration is also showing a trend of developing in the direction of VR painting, so that illustration design is no longer limited to flat hand-painted, packaging, books, clothing, and interactive interfaces. Animation, three-dimensional art installations, and multimedia images are the most common cross-border forms of illustration.
On September 14, 2020, Mao Siyi released the first mixed display video work “White Dragon”. Mao Siyi perfectly presented the image of the white dragon in Chinese culture through VR painting. Her VR paintings have space, volume, The painter shuttled in the picture, shocked the audience. Moreover, the vr drawing tools used by Mao Siyi are also eye-catching. Various colors can be selected at will. Similar to plane drawing software, you can use the color palette to select colors. The completed graphics and layers can also be copied and dragged, which is quite convenient. .
This work can be said to make Mao Siyi show his strength once again in the VR art world, and the VR artist’s reputation is well-deserved. (Editor: Chen Xu)