Friday, July 8, 2011

Drawing Simple Kowhaiwhai

Drawing Simple Kowhaiwhai

Just using a curved line and a circle to represent koru is a good way to start out making your own kowhaiwhai designs. 

Start out by drawing a couple of lines as a boundary to keep your design in line. Add notches and filler lines to give the design interest and the 'Maori' feel.

Choose a design to play around with. Repeat your design, flip it, rotate it (yay! for graphic programs)...

... and end up with something like this:

Have a go! Would like to see anything you try or would like to share with the Maori Printable blog readers.


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