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Assignment: Pattern and Rhythm. A Principle of Art. M C Escher. A visual pattern is the repetition of one or more elements. Pattern Highlights Shapes and Forms. Pattern is a repetition of units or elements. I Pledge Allegiance Derek Albeck. The unit that repeats is called a MOTIF.

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### Assignment:Pattern and Rhythm

A Principle of Art

M C Escher

Pattern is a repetition of units or elements.

I Pledge Allegiance

Derek Albeck

The unit that repeats is called a MOTIF
• 4 motifs are present 4 times in this pattern.
A MODULE is a three dimensional(3D) motif
• Each book in this sculpture is a MODULE.
• The PATTERN is books.

Citation Needed

A Module Makes a Mobile
• The pattern here is 7 black circles on the mobile.
• The module is one black circle .
• The black circle repeats to form a pattern

Calder

Seal

Rhythm is a Pattern that Shows Movement
• The flow of leaves from the top of the picture to the bottom is a RHYTHM.
• The module of this rhythm is one leaf,
• Even though each leaf is different!

M C Escher

Three Worlds

• From small ones at the top.
• To the large ones at the bottom.

M C Escher

Three Worlds

5 Types of Patterns and Rhythms
• Random
• Regular
• Alternating
• Flowing
• Progressive
Random Pattern
• Has motifs or modules which repeat in no apparent order

Liz Girvan

Tin Spheres

Regular Pattern
• Has same motifs or modules that repeat in same spaces.

Orange and Fuchsia Circle Pattern

Shelby Kate Schmitz

An Alternating Pattern
• Has two or more different motifs that repeat regularly.
Flowing Rhythm
• Has repetition of wavy lines.

Bridget Riley

Bild

Progressive Rhythm
• Has motifs which change each time they are repeated.
• The motif changes from a bird to a ship to a fish.

Dutch artist, M C Escher

Student Examples
• Pattern on Hand
Answer on a Separate Piece of Paper10 Questions:
Question 1
• Pattern and rhythm is a (fill in the blank)

of Art.

Question 2
• A visual pattern is a (fill in the blank) of one or more elements.
Question 3
• What can pattern highlight?
Question 4
• Name one motif in this M C Escher Print called Circle Limit IV or Angels and Demons.
Question 5
• What is the module in this sculpture?

Citation Needed

Question 6
• What type of pattern?
Question 7
• What type of pattern?

Green and Blue Star Circle Pattern

Shelby Kate Schmitz

Question 8
• What type of pattern?

M C Escher

Sky

Question 9
• What type of pattern?
Question 10
• What type of pattern?

Ribbons Metal Wallet

Kyle Design - Designs by Kyle