Students created an 19 century toy in class called a thaumatrope. This toy is an optical illusion. As the student twists both images are seen together, as one, creating an image. Below are examples we made in class.
This piece of artwork is categorized as a nonobjective. The subject matter does not represent anything that we know. The subject matter is created by the use of the elements and principles of art. More heavily used are color, line, shape, balance, movement, contrast, rhythm.
The two pieces above contrast in excessive and minimal. Excessive uses elements that repeat more than needed, but can be very dramatic and appealing. The minimal piece, contrasted to the excessive piece of art, uses elements in their primary form, and providing more play on positive and negative space.
The artwork was created using scrap mat board, ink and paper.