A pattern is a design in which lines, shapes, forms or colours are repeated. The part that is repeated is called a motif. Patterns can be regular or irregular.
What is a motif?
A motif is a single design which is reorganised and repeated to make a pattern
A motif is a way of rotating a design to make it fit into a pattern.
A motif is a small design which is based on nature.
What is a half drop pattern?
A half drop pattern is where the next line of the pattern is flipped upside down.
A half drop pattern is where the next line of the pattern steps down by half.
This is a type of rotational pattern. A half drop pattern is where the next line of the pattern is rotated at a 90 degree angle.
What is a rotational pattern?
A rotational pattern is where the pattern motif is rotated by a set angle.
A rotational pattern is where the entire design is flipped.
A rotational pattern is where all the motifs are rotated at a 90 degree angle.
What is a regular pattern also known as?
A square repeat
A radial repeat
A block repeat
What type of repeat is used in Walter Crane’s “Swan, Rush and Iris” wallpaper design?
A mirrored repeat
Half drop pattern
How has Van Gogh created pattern in the painting “The Starry Night”?
He has applied textured brush strokes to create a pattern of marks.
He has created a regular repeating motif.
The composition is irregular and does not include any pattern.
What type of pattern can be seen in Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss”?
What type of pattern can be seen on this
Iznik Ottoman dish?
What type of pattern can be seen in this design from Serge Gladky’s Nouvelles Compositions Decoratives?
What type of pattern can be seen in this image of the Peacock Gate at the City Palace in Jaipur?
In a regular repeat
In an irregular repeat
In a radiating pattern