1. Symmetrical Themes in Squares

Our goal is to develop and enhance our sensitivity to spacing and proportion. We begin with the simplest means possible: Abstract, symmetrical compositions in squares. This allows us to focus only on spacing and proportion, without distractions.

Stage 1: Simple Symmetrical Themes

Laying out a square, and dividing it regularly with different spacing in order to create a simple theme.

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Stage 2: Variations

Making variations of your original theme, stretching your creativity and building your sensitivity to spacing and proportion.

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Stage 3: Tracing in Ink

Tracing your best examples from stage 2 in brush and ink, to try to produce the best version you can. This stage builds your focus and attention.

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