pinwheels for peace project with introduction to 5 abstract artists/art forms and 5 techniques great start of year project- watercolor washes, opaque watercolor technique (staying inside lines), pointillism, op art, pollock, modrian, monet (I think)
Geometry in nature // Fibonacci sequence// Golden Ratio // Phi point // The same ratio Vitruvius saw in the human body – 1 to PHI (1.618) – exists in every part of nature, from swimming fish to swirling planets. This divine ratio, or divine proportion, has been called the building block of all life.
Throughout history, sacred geometry has been expressed in music, architecture, meditation, painting, and observed in the natural world. Once you become aware of them, the principles of sacred geometry can be seen and used in a vast number of ways. Today it can be applied to the digital space through concepts of elegant design in programming, magical experience design in the event space, and web architecture designed to mirror natural ratios
In the world of tarot, the cards can be works of art unto themselves. One rare and stunning deck is the IONA Tarot, designed and printed by artist Giona Fiochi, who produced only 12 complete decks using intaglio printing in 1999. Although their history is fairly recent, the quality of
Students created a freedom quilt square for their class quilts last year during Black History Month. We started out the project by reading The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom by Bettye Stroud, a powerful story of a girl and her father escaping slavery to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The designs on the freedom quilts were said to have secret messages, helping to guide and protect the slaves on their way to freedom.