Cut Paper Artists and Craft
Traditions from Around the
Some POS collage sequence
POLISH PAPER CUTS (WYCINANKI)
"WYCINANKI" PRONOUNCED VEE-CHEE-NON-KEE IS THE POLISH WORD FOR
USE PAPER CUTTING TECHNIQUES INCLUDING POSITIVE/NEGATIVE, CUTTING TO REVEAL
A LINE, AND COUNTER-CHANGE TO CREATE A COLLAGE.
•Cut straight, curved, and zigzagged lines, and on a fold.
•Cut circles, squares, rectangles, triangles, and free-form shapes.
•Practice drawing with scissors to cut shapes and objects.
•Arrange and glue shapes to make people, places, and things in a cut-paper collage.
•Use recycled materials and found objects in a collage.
New vocabulary: cut-on-a-fold, recycle, and found objects.
Use paper cutting techniques
including positive/negative, cutting
to reveal a line, and counter-
change to create a collage.
GRADE POS CO
Grade POS Connections
• Experiment with collage techniques and non-traditional materials in an artwork.
• Use juxtaposition, layering and overlapping in a collage.
• New vocabulary: juxtaposition
• Experiment with non-traditional materials and found objects to create a collage.
Use paper cutting
Use layering and
construct a collage.