A motif is a small design repeated to form a pattern. It is made by using different things. Examples of such items are leaves, flowers, different figures and shapes. The materials used for making a motif
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We could use the following materials for making a motif:
1 A4 Paper
6 Small objects that have the shape of a circle, or other shapes
How to use motif to make patterns
The following are steps to take to make motifs
Step 1: Place all the materials you need on the table.
Step 2: Rule your paper in vertical and horizontal lines as a guide.
Step 3: Draw triangular shapes in each of the boxes.
Step 4: Apply colours of your choice to the pattern.
The colouring pattern
The beauty of a motif depends on how you apply the colours. When colouring a motif, make sure you use, at least, three colours. This would make your work look beautiful.
Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic
Step II: Teacher introduces the new topic “Pattern making using motif and colour”
Step III: Teacher states the material needed for pattern making using motif and colour
Step IV: Teacher performs the steps for making pattern using motif and colour
Step V: Pupils are allow to make their own motif
Make another motif and colour it. Follow the colouring pattern used in the class to colour your own motif.
- What is motif?
- List three materials needed for pattern making using motif and colour.
- State two steps for making pattern using motif and colour.