STUDY: Shape

GOAL: Learn the difference between geometric and organic shapes.  Think about what each shape has to say.  Use them in a composition to abstractly represent a place.

The student who created the image below used the beach as her inspiration.

Helena, age 10

Helena, age 10


Shape:  a flat area defined by its edges or an outline

Geometric: shapes that have names and can be constructed with a compass and/or ruler

Organic: shapes found in nature, non regular

Composition: the way in which something is put together or arranged

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