Learn how Islamic artists represented their beliefs in logic and order through the geometric patterns in their art works. Find out what star patterns mean in intricate Middle Eastern designs. Learn how to create geometric patterns using geometrical shapes. Includes photographs, drawings, and lesson plans.
Learn how creating a geometric pattern can be an incredibly difficult task for an artist that strives for geometric perfection. Click on the "Gallery" link to view examples of modern geometric patterns and click on the "The Seasons" link to view designs that were made based on geometric art. Select the "How the Design Was Built" to learn how to create such a design.
Now explore symmetrical geometry of Oriental carpets and compare it to Middle Eastern geometric patterns. The site includes activities for kids, images, and examples of children works. NOTE: The site leads to websites with discussion boards.