12. A module is a
Each book in
this sculpture is
create a pattern.
13. Most visual
A planned pattern is a
repetition of motifs.
The simplest pattern is
achieved by repeating
a motif in a single row
or along several
similar rows or
14. A grid pattern is formed by intersecting
vertical and horizontal lines or shapes.
15. A grid pattern
is formed by
An overall grid
17. Designs made simply of linear or
grid patterns can be rigid or
To make a more complicated or interesting
design the placement of motifs within a pattern
may be manipulated.
Ways to do this include using
Half-Drop, Alternating, Radial or Random
19. Alternating patterns
are similar to
but are much less
Alternating patterns are
not limited to equal
spacing or motifs,
but are planned and
logically & consistently.
20. Radial Patterns
are based on a
from a central
Radial patterns are
generally active and
They speed up our
eye movement as we
follow the motifs in, out
and around the pattern.
21. Random patterns are created by chance
and without organization.
The lack of a rigid plan often
contributes a feeling of
wildness or energy to a design.
22. Borders and bands are used to emphasize
the edge of a form or to highlight a particular
Borders and bands can make a composition
visually stronger. They may add a color, shape, or
texture that adds contrast and increase interest.
23. Borders and bands are used to emphasize the
edge of a form or to highlight a particular area.
They can also lend elegance and individuality
to a design.
24. Visual Rhythm is the arrangement of
elements to shows movement.
Elements are combined to create a series of regular
pauses for the viewer’s eyes, creating a rhythm.
Compositional movement is the path a viewer’s gaze is
directed due to the arrangement of elements
in an artwork.
36. Art Nouveau
(French for 'new art') is an
international style of
art,architecture and design that
peaked in popularity at the
beginning of the 20th century
(1880-1914) and is characterized
by highly-stylized, flowing,
curvilinear designs often
incorporating floral and other
Medicine (Hygieia) 1900 – 07
430 x 300 cm,
Oil on canvas
37. Art Nouveau
The name 'Art Nouveau' derived from the name of a
shop in Paris, Maison de l'Art Nouveau. The style
was not an immediate success in Paris but rapidly
spread to Belgium
In the United Kingdom Art Nouveau developed out
of the Arts and Crafts Movement.
In Vienna, Austria Gustav Klimt emerged as one of
the most well known Art Nouveau artists
39. The work of the Austrian painter and
illustrator Gustav Klimt, b. July 14,
1862, d. Feb. 6, 1918, founder of the
school of painting known as the
Vienna Secession, embodies the highkeyed erotic, psychological, and aesthetic preoccupations
of turn-of-the-century Vienna's dazzling intellectual world.
He has been called the leading proponent of