Kusama-Inspired “Obliteration Room”
Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist best known for her use of DOTS in all her paintings, sculptures & installations.
Polka-dot-filled “Obliteration Rooms” are fun examples of her installation work. Today, you get to make one of your own!
Pencil ✏️
Scissors ✂️
Drawing Paper
Black Marker 🖊
Crayons 🖍
Color Markers
First, fold your paper into fourths.
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Next, make one vertical cut that stops at the middle of your paper.
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Make sure to carefully crease all the folds of your paper.
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Draw three lines to mark the “walls” of your room.
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On one wall, draw a window.
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On the other wall, draw a picture/painting.
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Mark the “floor” of your room using the edges of your paper before drawing a rug for your floor.
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Now it’s time to add DOTS to your walls.
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Create a concentric dot pattern for your rug!
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Add another “dot” pattern to the floor of your room.
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Continue adding even MORE dots to all parts of the room.
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Now, fill your “Obliteration Room” with as many bright colors as you can!
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To finish, glue the floor together & add furniture using smaller pieces of folded paper. (Bed/Chair/Table/etc.) Cover everything with evenmore dots!
We hope you enjoyed creating today’s “Obliteration Room” project! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤🤍🤎 -Ms. R & Ms. T
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