3 symmetrical folk art designs in gouache

3 symmetrical folk art designs in gouache - student project

Painting a symmetrical folk art design

First I explored basic floral shapes in my sketchbook and applied these to a simple symmetrical design:

 

The 2 following designs, a heart-shaped and a round one, were a little bit more complex. Sketching out everything in light pencil helps to keep everything straight! Using only one color like in the last example can help you to develop a better sense for contrast and composition.

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