Batik Max Medors

1) My color order is white, yellow, darker yellow, orange, darker orange, Darkest orange, red, darker red, purple, darker purple

2) The hardest part about the batik process was having colors planned because it is difficult to know what each color will look like.

3) I learned that it is important to understand the color wheel so you can predict what the batik will look like in the next step.

4) I wish that I would have had a better understanding of where to wax to purposefully enhance the focus point.

5) If I could do one thing differently with my batik it would be to go with cold colors because If it touches another batik it it typically easier to fix because the cold colors are darker.


The purity of a color or its freedom from white or gray.

Color relationships

Also called color schemes or harmonies. The relationships of colors on the color wheel. Basic color schemes include monochromatic, analogous, and complementary

Color Wheel

A circular diagram of the spectrum used to show the relationships between the colors


The differences in elements, opposites.


The significance or importance given to an element of design.


Visual flow through the composition.


Repeated colors, lines, shapes, or textures in an artwork. Pattern is a principal of design. Also, a plan or model to be followed when making something.


Repetition refers to one object or shape repeated.


The repeating of one or several elements to create movement.


A color such as pink that is created by mixing a hue with white. Also, a light value of a color.


A tool used in creating batik patterns. (Batik is a wax resist decorative technique used on fabric.) They hold and dispense hot wax in such a way that the artist can control the pattern laid down by the wax with a great deal of precision.


The three color scheme on the color wheel based on a logical relationship.


The element of art that describes the lightness or darkness of a hue.


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