Presentation on theme: "Pattern It can be a design; a repeated decorative design, e.g on fabric It can be repeated over and over a regular or repetitive form, order, or arrangement."— Presentation transcript:
Pattern It can be a design; a repeated decorative design, e.g on fabric It can be repeated over and over a regular or repetitive form, order, or arrangement
Tessellations A good example of Tessellation is in laid brickwork like the kind you may see in a high street or on a driveway. It can be used in tiling. Can you see a hexagon type of shape over the brick work? This has been added to help you see that each individual brick is the same. Its the way they have been joined in groups of three that make a hexagon type pattern The shape/pattern becomes a continuous design without any gaps
(Examples of man made pattern in the form of tessellations) Tessellations have been used for centuries in architecture to add decoration
Tessellation patterns in Nature Can you guess where these patterns come from?
Patterns are used everywhere, they can be used on; Furniture Clothes
Walls/Floors & Ceilings Kwang cheng Temple ceiling is beautifully decorated with bright colours and intricate patterns. You can see many temples decorated this way through China, Thailand and other far eastern countries.
Gift wrap & Textiles
Body adornment/tattoos Throughout the world the marking of the skin is seen as a privilege. It says that we have achieved something, whether that is young man to warrior or a young lady to bride. It is a form of acceptance to a tribe, inheriting all the history of that culture and those peoples.
Patterns defining Cultures African Japanese Chinese Indian Celtic Aboriginal