Abstract art is grounded in imagination not visual perception. It conceptualizes a work of art without imitating a recognizable object. Creation of abstract art cultivates imagination.
This conceptual art of paper on water is also a scientific art. It uses scientific principle of capillary for its artistic conceptualization. The ephemeral concept takes precedence over the art object itself and becomes a work of art. Its transience is captured in a video clip, https://youtu.be/Z49Zw1yyLWQ .
Math anxiety undermines math performance. It can be alleviated by origami, an art therapy for anxiety, ADHD, low self-esteem, and other conditions. Origami is engaging and playful, it helps students grasping mathematical concepts intuitively and acquiring math skills willingly.
Westlake Village Art Guild hosted a demonstration of scientific art by BiJian Fan on November 1, 2016. BiJian presented the history of art advanced by science and demonstrated the use of science as the primary source for artistic conceptualization. His artwork of walking on water revealed the magic of material science in paper art: water resistance, buoyancy, and durability.