Patterns in Nature
Observations of patterns in nature Patterns change with viewpoint. Example: Looking at a tree from a distance it's easy to recognize the dendritic pattern, but when standing under the tree, I observed a spoke and wheel pattern. Ironic, isn't it? Differentiation offers support. Example: Birds choose to nest where two branches come together. Greater edge?…
New Zealand Koru Designs from Alum Creek Elementary School
Artsonia is a kids art museum where young artists and students display their art for other kids worldwide to view. This gallery displays schools (K-12) and student art projects in our museum and offer exciting lesson plan art project ideas.
Root of Life - The overall design of the painting resembles the Maori symbol, the Koru. The Koru represents the beginning of a new life and purity to the world. Once again, I decided to use lots of colours to show that the life ahead is an exciting journey. The beginning to the journey is narrow, where parents and help is constantly present to help prepare one for the tougher road ahead, represented by the wider end of the journey. [Aboriginal, Maori]