Kim & Karen 2 Soul Sisters

Kim & Karen 2 Soul Sisters

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Symmetry With Cathy Hicks In Lower School Art At Maclay School

Think Cathy nailed this lesson on symmetry. She had students draw 1/2 of animal face.
What is Symmetry?
Symmetrical balance refers to balance that is achieved by arranging elements on either side of the center of a composition in an equally weighted manner. Symmetrical balance can be thought of as 50/50 balance or like a mirror image.
Reference sheets of animals
Marker (black)
9x12 white paper
Other Art Education Blogs / Lessons on Symmetry:
Great resource for art symmetry templates:
Check out this site for lots of information on Symmetry:
Why do we like symmetry in art? Take a looksy here:

Yet, again...thanks for letting me share Cathy! I can't wait to get these students in my middle school art class!

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