Goals: Understanding of nonobjective art style
(contrasted with realistic and abstract styles);
review of symmetry and pattern; consideration of
definitions of fine art and craft/functional art;
familiarization with traditional quilting and art
Process: Using pencil, students create nonobjective
symmetrical designs inspired by quilt block patterns.
A central portion of the design is filled with
collaged magazine clipping or fabric scrap which
determines the color scheme for the entire piece.
Paints are mixed to match and collaged section and
applied to reinforce shape repetition in pattern.
Markers may be used on top of design when dry to