Cultural Motif Color
Taking a Look at Our Heritage!
4 a : a particular stage, form, or kind of civilization <ancient Greek culture> b :
the beliefs, social practices, and characteristics of a racial, religious, or social group c : the
characteristic features of everyday life shared by people in a particular place or time.
Of, relating to, or evolved from an ancestor or ancestors
What is your background?
Irish? German? Native American? Arabic? French? Portuguese? Japanese? Chinese?
Motifs and Cultural Designs
Research your Ancestral background.
Choctaw (Native American)
• Choctaw symbol of happiness through all stages of life.
• The Portuguese Cross of Christ is one of the most important Portuguese
1. Artist has created a complete color wheel with 12
2. Artist has colors in correct order.
3. Artist has correctly painted each color.
4. Artist has accurately measured each section so their
motif is in the circular pattern (radial balance).
5. Artist has created a motif that represents one’s cultural