Uses harmonious, one complementary and the color black
Develop a stronger visual vernacular by exploring a variety of geometric and/or organic forms.
Stretch a sheet of watercolor paper
Using provided template, trace a circle shape in the center of stretched watercolor paper
On a separate sheet of drawing paper, use the same template to trace out another circle.
If you are making a symmetrical design, Use a ruler to divide the circle vertically in half. Work out design within one half of circle. Use a sheet of tracing paper to copy and re-trace to the opposite side of the circle, giving it symmetry.
If you are making an asymmetrical design, simply draw your design with the sheet of drawing paper .
Once you have worked out your design, use a sheet of tracing paper to copy design to stretched watercolor paper.
Select your color pallet. Use two analogous colors, along with one compliment and the color black.
Watercolor design is either symmetrical or asymmetrical
Incorporates two analogous , one complementary and the color black
Demonstrates use of glazing
Edges of shapes are sharp and crisp
Random examples of circle designs:
Visual Art by Dan dressler
Watertown High School 50 Columbia Street, Watertown MA