Origami Drawing: Hoopoe




This drawing is  6″ x 6″ graphite on bristol vellum paper.

This is one in a series of ten drawings of origami birds by Kirstin F Mitchell.


A passion for folding paper and an affinity for the repeated patterns and geometric forms of origami designs serve as the inspiration for Kirstin F. Mitchell’s drawings, paintings, and jewelry designs.  The desire to showcase a variety of origami birds (beyond the ubiquitous crane), a strong emotional connection to the avian species, and dreams of flying were the creative impulses behind these particular black and white images.  It has been said that if you fold a set of wings for yourself, you can touch the sky…