Design I // Balance

Fall 2016: For Design I’s third project, we focused on balance. Students constructed 4 compositions based on the following options of balance: symmetrical, asymmetrical, radial, and pattern. Their theme had to be inspired by the lyrics of a song or poem of their choosing. The medium used to depict these shapes was black construction paper, and good craftsmanship was emphasized. They also had to implement the elements and principles of design in their work. Some students even accepted the challenge of making 3D pop-up elements.

Below are a few of the composition sets that were submitted.

* I have permission from my students to promote their work on my website.


Song: “Georgia on My Mind” by Ray Charles; Design by Hayden Hunt


Song: “Poor Unfortunate Souls” from Little Mermaid; Design by Megan Henry


Song: “A Whole New World” from Aladdin; Design by Meghan Norman


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