batik reflection Designing With Materials I Batik Vocabulary Chroma 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 Contrast The differences in elements, opposites. Emphasis The significance or importance given to an element of design. Movement Visual flow through the composition. Pattern 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 Repetition refers to one object or shape repeated. Rhythm The repeating of one or several elements to create movement. Tint A color such as pink that is created by mixing a hue with white. Also, a light value of a color. Tjanting 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. Triad The three color scheme on the color wheel based on a logical relationship. Value The element of art that describes the lightness or darkness of a hue.

What was your color order? white yellow red red red red red dark red dark red dark red

What was the hardest thing about the batik process? waxing the piece in the right way

What did you learn about color mixing with your batik? the same color can be very diffrent just by left in the color for to long

What do you wish you would have learned or understood about the process before you started your batik? that the wax is the most important part

If you did it over again what would you do differently? taken more pictures

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