Ancient Greek Key Pattern Motif - Red Cushion | Zazzle.co.uk
Various Greek Key names used to describe the Greek Key Pattern include Greek Fret, Greek Key, Labyrinth, Maze, and the Meander Pattern. An interesting texture to liven up any room without being intrusive.
Illusion- look at this canvas and tell me you see? the left side framework is slightly distorted..this is because of the strong diagonals in the frame..the ancient Greeks knew this optical flaw all too well when they designed their temples and the only way to correct it so that it appears straight is to crop the side slightly at an angle.
Small square spiral stud earring in sterling silver copper | Etsy
*** ATTENTION *** I am going to be out of the studio EVERY WEEKEND from Friday to Monday. All orders placed Friday to Sunday are going to be processed and shipped following Tuesday and Wednesday, so please, plan accordingly. Ancient Greek ornaments inspired me lately! So, here is what it resulted with. I created couple of shawl pins, few hair pieces and earrings. You can see them here…
Glaux or skyphos (cup) of pottery decorated in red figure style with an owl between olive branches, with one vertical and one horizontal handle: Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Greek, Attic, 5th century BC, c. 450 - 425 BC © National Museums Scotland
A GREEK RED-FIGURED OWL SKYPHOS
A GREEK RED-FIGURED OWL SKYPHOS SOUTH ITALIAN, CIRCA MID 4TH-CENTURY B.C. Each side with an owl facing right, its head turned frontally, framed by laurel sprigs, on double reserved groundline 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high
One of the most influential 19th century books on architectural patterns is The Grammar of Ornament, by Owen Jones, published in England in 1853. It fanned interest in decorative schemes for molding, tile, and wallpaper from a wide variety of sources. The page above describes Greek motives from friezes and pottery.
Greek Patterns Handout
This high quality handout has examples of Greek Patterns for your students use in the Art Room! I use this handout when I make paper mache Greek vases with my 4th graders, and with my Kindergarteners when we make Greek Temples. ...