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## How do you do geometric drawings?

Method 2 of 4: Drawing Geometric Art

- Sketch a rough draft of your geometric design.
- Draw shapes with a ruler.
- Draw circles with a compass.
- Repeat shapes to create a pattern.
- Overlap and divide shapes in your drawing.
- Play with symmetry in your drawing.

## How do you draw a geometric circle?

Using the ruler, set the distance between the point of the compasses and the tip of the pencil at the desired radius; place the point on the paper at the position where you want the centre of the circle to be and carefully rotate the compasses on the point so that the pencil marks out the required circle.

## What is geometric shapes in art?

Geometric shapes are mathematical shapes. They are perfect and regular. They are characterised by straight lines, angles and points. An exception to this would be a perfect circle as it has no straight lines or points. Other geometric shapes are squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, hexagons etc.

## What is shape drawing?

Shape is a two dimesional area confined by a actual line or implied line (an edge for example). In drawing shapes are created when the ends of lines are joined to enclose areas.

## What makes a pattern geometric?

Essentially, a geometric pattern is one containing objects, shapes, pictures, or other elements that repeat themselves. This repetition might be regular and obvious—such as squares repeated on a grid—or more irregular or asymmetrical, creating a more abstract-looking pattern.

## What is mandala drawing?

A mandala is an arrangement of simple shapes repeated in a circular pattern. ( Mandala actually comes from the Sanskrit word for “circle.”) For examples of mandalas, we can look to nature (think flowers like roses, chrysanthemums, and dahlias; ripples in a body of water; and snowflakes) as well as ancient art.

## What are two dimensional drawings?

When a work of art is classified as being 2 – dimensional, it means that the composition possesses the dimensions of length and width but does not possess depth. All 2 – dimensional pieces of art, such as drawings, paintings, and prints, are made up of shapes.