SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ARTS
CLASS: JSS 3
TERM: 2nd TERM
MEANING OF MOTIF
Motif is the basic or smallest unit of a design. Motifs are solely used in creating patterns on paper and fabric. The use of motifs in creating patterns on paper and fabric is based on the principle of and design called ‘repetition’. Motifs are further repeated several times to form a pattern. The types of motif include simple repeat pattern, mirror repeat pattern, checkerboard repeat pattern, full drop repeat pattern, half drop repeat pattern, counter change repeat pattern and diamond repeat pattern. Motif can be created in lives, dots and shapes etc.
TYPES OF MOTIF
USES OF MOTIF
Modern Approach to Cultural and Creative Art by G.F. Ibrahim, Book 3,pages 28-30.
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