Illustration Design：Cheng,Ren-Kai / Advisors：Chan,Yu-Yan
A research on the creation of picture book discussing the viewpoint of life from the culture images of Yami’s clansman in Orchid Island. The practical purposes and research values of this picture book are listed as below:
(a) this book took life view as its main idea and connected the Yumi’s traditional fishing groups to their marine cultural images, which was included in this book’s picture design;
(b) the Yumis’ mythical worship about “the ancestors of totem” and their folk views about “evil spirits, no merit spirits” were adopted as the root of our role creatures;
(c) as for the pictures’ arrangement, the time and space conversion as well as those objects’ metaphor connections were used in this study; besides, by tracing back to the 1940s’ historical atmosphere in Orchid Island with children’s imagination, the drawing conveyance mode was applied in the situation of this book;
(d) field investigations were made practically in Orchid Island to throw a sprat to catch a whale with this picture book and to promote the life education behind the local primary culture.