Ornament Design by Student of Fine Art Education in Semarang State University as Creative Response to The Ornamento Gedongsongo Temple

Syafii Syafii


Central Java has some temples with some aesthetic-valued ornaments, in the other hand the preservation through education is still minimum. This research tries to educate the student of Fine Art Education in UNNES in creating the ornament with the stimulant of the ornament of Gedongsongo Temple. In particular, this research has the purpose of describing student of Fine Art Education in UNNES creation, strategy and motivation in designing ornament as the response to the ornament of Gedongsongo Temple that is used as learning stimulant. The approach of this research was qualitative, with the main data collection technique of controlled-observation. The data analysis used qualitative data, by the support of quantitative data. The result of the research revealed that student of Fine Art Education in UNNES creation in response to the ornament of Gedongsongo temple, displayed the object with the portrait and landscape orientation, popular motif that is Kala and Makara, with expressive tendency also linear technique in strengthening the shading. Respondent-choosing strategy in interpreting the stimulus in the artwork, imitative or creative, is motivated or has the background of stimulus clearance level. In strategy, the choosing of the technique has the tendency to show the artwork in photographic-representative by the respondent. While the relation to the motif theme choosing, the respondent is motivated by subjective, perception and understanding factor about the ornament. The suggestion, it is needed to be done further development in the utilization of temple-ornament-based material in the college of ornament lecture and the learning of drawing decoration variety in basic and middle education.si fisik yaitu untuk memperindah penampilan fisik naskah.


Temple, Creation, Strategy, Motivation

Full Text:



Arifin, F. 2015. “The Representation of Hinduism Temple in Human Life: Anthropological Linguistic Study”. In Humanities Research Journal, Vol 16, Nomor 2 , Agustus, hal 12- 20.

Basudewa, D.G.Y. and Titasari, C.P. 2015. “The Equality of Kala-Makara Ornament with Karang Bhorma: A Case Study at Dalem Temple Taman Pohmanis Village”. In Archeology Forum. Vol 28, Number 3 November, Pages 177-186.

Gustami. 1980. The Art of Ornamentation. Yogyakarta: STSRI-ASRI.

Hill, W.F. 2010. Theories of Learning. In Khozim, M. (Terj.). Bandung: Nusa Media.

Miksic, J. 2002. “The Residence of The Gods”. In Tjahyono, G. (Ed.). Indonesian Heritage: Arsitektur. Jakarta: Book for Inter Nation Glolier International.

Sunaryo, A. 2009.Archipelago Ornament: Special Study About Indonesian Ornament. Semarang: Dahara Prize. Suryabrata, S. 1990. Educational Psychology. Jakarta: Rajawali.

Syafii, dkk. 2016. Developing Ornament Teaching Material Based on The Temple in Central Java: Identification Study of Gedongsongo Temple Ornament. Research Report. Not Published. FBS UNNES.

Wardani, L.K.W., Sitinjak, R.H.I., dan Sari, S.M. 2016. “The Various Aesthetics of Bentar Temple Ornaments and Paduraksa in East Java”. In National Conference of Arts Study and Beyond.


  • There are currently no refbacks.