Tile Drawings - from middle school site
For the list member who was interested in tile drawing lesson plan:
(copy and past URL if too long) - or go to this site
http://hw.com/academics/msvisualarts/ - 7th grade gallery.
I "talked" to Andrew today and he will ask Ginny to put the lesson plan
online. In the meantime, look at Islamic art for inspiration:
Have student design their tile on one six inch square and rotate in around
to fill a 12" inch square keeping the center point the same all around. You
could transfer the image from a 6" sqaure planning paper using seral
transfer paper - or by putting graphite on the back.
I have a lesson similar for radial balance on IAD (scroll down to the
You would have students make a design that is geometric in nature.
They could even design it on a 6" square folded along the diagonal.
For a more complex tile design - see Bunki's Tile prints:
Click Islamic Tiles in the left frame.
Sorry to post to the whole list -- but I had already deleted the original
I had to go back to the sitee myself to see what the Tile Drawing lesson
Judy Decker - Ohio
Incredible Art Department