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Radial designs 4

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Radial designs 4

  1. 1. RadialRadial DesignDesign && SymmetrySymmetry
  2. 2.  Symmetry is where one part of an image isSymmetry is where one part of an image is balanced or mirrored by the other side.balanced or mirrored by the other side.
  3. 3. radialradial,, radiateradiate, and, and radial balanceradial balance - Radial- Radial means anything of, relating to, or arranged likemeans anything of, relating to, or arranged like raysrays..
  4. 4.  This means images whichThis means images which seem to start in the centerseem to start in the center and move outwards in alland move outwards in all directions simultaneously.directions simultaneously.  A star, the iris around yourA star, the iris around your eyes, a wheel with spokes,eyes, a wheel with spokes, and a daisy (among manyand a daisy (among many other plant forms) areother plant forms) are examples of radial balance.examples of radial balance.
  5. 5.  Nature contains an abundance of radialNature contains an abundance of radial symmetry and balance, from plants to watersymmetry and balance, from plants to water swirling down the drain.swirling down the drain.
  6. 6.  Artists also have used symmetry in old cathedralArtists also have used symmetry in old cathedral windows….windows….
  7. 7. ….and watermelons
  8. 8. As an artform, radialAs an artform, radial symmetry issymmetry is commonly found incommonly found in the works ofthe works of mandalas, such as themandalas, such as the sacred sand paintingssacred sand paintings by Tibetan monks.by Tibetan monks.
  9. 9. Subject: Symbolic (spiritual)Subject: Symbolic (spiritual)
  10. 10. These are by an artist known as Aya.These are by an artist known as Aya. Subject: Non-Objective
  11. 11. The Rose Window at Notre Dame deThe Rose Window at Notre Dame de Paris CathedralParis Cathedral Do we know when Chelles was born? Who do they think Chelles learned construction of Rose Windows from? How big is the rose window? No His Uncle 1, 300 sq. ft. Artist: Jehan de Chelles Subject: Portrait
  12. 12. Non-ObjectiveNon-Objective Do you think these have personal meaning or are just designs?

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