In class assignment 2: Positive and Negative Space
For this assignment you will create a work of art that uses cut paper to create a composition utilizing POSITIVE and NEGATIVE SPACE. The use of positive & negative space may be non-objective, abstract, and/or realistic. You will create a unified, balanced composition demonstrating an attention to detail and an understanding of craftsmanship.
Directions: 1. You will begin with a pencil sketch based in the four diagonal quadrants of your paper. Draw representational or abstract images leaving the four cornets of the pages untouched. When you complete this check with me before re-sketching your design on the final paper and cutting it out. 2. After the shapes are cut out center the "skeleton" of your page and glue it to the center of your large sheet of paper. 3. Place on of your cut pieces back where it was cut from and flip it over like a door opening. it should fit on the page. Glue it on and repeat until the piece is complete.