Recently, I have been experimenting a little bit with paper and light and I come up with some interesting shapes and objects that I would like to share with you. I do it quite often lately. I simply try to dedicate some time every week to research and personal projects that helps me to explore new horizons. These seemingly meaningless experiments often translate, based on my previus experience, into a commercial project later down the road.
I think finding new ways and experimenting with new materials in our profession is vital. I often surprised myself with what I can come up with, just by playing with things. Try yourself, I’d be really interesting to see your results. Please leave your thoughts below.
What is paper art?
Paper art is the use of paper as a medium to create various artistic works such as sculptures, installations, and collages. It involves the manipulation of paper to create shapes, textures, and colors that evoke different emotions and meanings.
How can I incorporate paper art into my still life photography project?
Paper art can be a great addition to your still life photo project. You can make your own paper art objects such as paper flowers, paper birds or paper sculptures and incorporate them into your still life. Alternatively, you can use paper as a background or prop to add texture and depth to your photos.
What are some tips for creating paper art objects for my still life photography project?
When creating paper art objects for your still life photography project, use high quality paper that is durable and easy to work with. Experiment with different folding and cutting techniques to create interesting shapes and textures. You can also add color to your paper art objects with paints, inks, or markers.
How can I use lighting to enhance my paper art still life photographs?
Lighting is a crucial element in still life photography and can be used to highlight the textures and shapes of your paper art objects. Use natural light or soft, diffused light to create a soft and dreamy atmosphere.