Students will be able to:
- Using hand-made pieces of origami, create a drawing using an original composition and demonstrate the requirements below.
1. Concept (idea)
2. Composition (Rule-of-Thirds)
3. Craftsmanship (light and shadow)
4. Studio Habits
5. Artist's Statement
1. Look at examples.
2. List the forms of origami you'd like to create and draw from. You should have at least 3 different pieces of origami. You can borrow pieces of origami if you need.
3. Create thumbnails detailing your composition. Show how you will use the 5 ways to demonstrate optical/atmospheric perspective.
4. Make decisions about:
- What medium(s) are you going to use?
- What and how many pieces are you going to use?
- Are you going to use only the origami, or are you going to place them in a setting? For example, you could draw a landscape with your origami figures in it.
5. Find directions for the origami pieces you'd like to make.
6. Create your pieces of origami. (You must store these)
7. Draw from your origami pieces to create an original composition on a piece of 12"x18" paper.
- Use the space effectively.
- Don't be afraid of cropping in.
- Use foreshortening if possible.
- DRAW FROM LIFE!
- Demonstrate Light and Shade.
- Use mix media if you'd like.
- Don't place your subject in the middle.
Examples of Origami Drawings
(Please understand these examples DO NOT demonstrate the requirements well. These are great examples of
LIGHT & SHADOW and CRAFTSMANSHIP)