Butterfly Patterns

We’ve been exploring ‘Pattern’ in Art in Year 6, comparing modern-day repeated patterns to Ancient Greek patterns!

Our artist focus is someone who has created some beautiful yet controversial patterns: Damian Hirst and his ‘Kaleidoscope’ artwork.

This project uses butterfly wings arranged in geometric patterns to create incredible, mesmerising ‘kaleidoscope’ patterns.

We were inspired by the vibrant colours especially, and decided to go outside to let our school grounds guide us! Look at the contrast of natural and man-made colours:

And watch this space for our own final projects linked to butterflies, colour and pattern!

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