Just when you thought that art has only so much to offer to people like us who love art but do not have exceptional talent, you discover something new. That is not only for one medium or genre but several ones. Take for instance, the humble everyday paper that we almost used to take for granted and now ignore due to everything moving online. Paper has some venues of arts and crafts to offer to people who like working with it. There are wonderful origami architectural patterns for those who adore the process of using paper to create architectural work. And to the delight of those who thought that was wonderful enough you now have kirigami. If you are about to start asking kirigami is then let us give you a simple definition so that you can decide whether it is worth googling or not. Kirigami is the art of creating things with paper using both folding and cutting techniques instead of just folding as is the case with origami.
Extremely Creative Examples Of Kirigami Art
As you can imagine, the addition of just this one aspect can take simple origami creations to the next level. That apart you can also use some of the techniques you would use in preparing pretty paper animals for learning and decoration purposes to add another facet to your kirigami work. And don’t forget other forms of paper art like proper and pretty paper quilling ideas to add another dimension to your work if you wish to do so.
We can just imagine the world of possibilities that the art of kirigami can open up when it comes to inspired art. Instead of making plain paper chains for instance, you can actually add a delicate lace like pattern to them and make the simple paper chain look like an exquisite work of art. The creation of buildings using origami will get a face lift with kirigami actually adding sculpture like touches with the use of paper cutting techniques. Starting from the more mundane touches to the most creative and the most off beat ideas, the scope of kirigami reaches to an extent that we can only imagine and wish for.
Making a simple origami fan itself was an exquisite joy but to be able to add a touch of kirigami to it will have your levels of ecstasy overflowing. Don’t think that just because kirigami is all about delicate paper cutting it has to be only exquisite and ethereal. It can also be whimsical and funny. All art as we may have mentioned before takes on the mindset and the concept from the artist himself or herself.
You have to accept that the one of the most notable additions and dimensions that kirigami brings to paper art is the ability and wherewithal to add texture which may not be always possible in origami art. This has never been more obvious to us than we look at a kirigami fish, we can almost feel the way the scales will feel under our hands. And that makes all the difference to the details that you have added to the work of art.
This is also something that you will soon learn to enjoy when working on all kinds of kirigami art. We can tell you that any artist worth his or her salt will concur that being able to do art or crafts that have three dimensional effect is something that they have always longed for. Since the touch of kirigami provides this, we are sure artists or art lovers like you would be eager to master the techniques.