Transformation from an Idea to Image — An Analysis on Visual Training and Representation for a Designer
In design process, visual representation bridges creative thoughts, communication flow and personality style, as well as accomplishes the transformation from an idea to a physical image. Rational thinking and emotional expression supplement each other but not fetter. A designer can reach to the delicate and extensive realm of thought to show the high level of amalgamation of appearance and spirit in art representation when understanding the dialectical relationship between ideas and images.
Qing Yang, Li Hua Zhu, Jing Jing He, Zeng Feng Yan and Rui Ren
D. Wang "Transformation from an Idea to Image — An Analysis on Visual Training and Representation for a Designer", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 368-373, pp. 3362-3365, 2012