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Two Dimensional Design and Color

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Positive/Negative Space

In design, we refer to the "figure" in a composition as a positive shape, and the "ground" as the negative shape.
 
 

The goal is to create a functional object that involves the design element of positive and negative interaction and the design principle of balance.  The design doesn not have to be symmetrical, but should be divided into sections where in the positive and negative spaces are reversed.
 
Materials: cotton duck canvas; black and white acrylic paint

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