Faith Ringgold created a beautiful combination of quilting and painting in striking works of art. Her African-American heritage inspires visual story telling in her colorful masterpieces. Student artists use cut-paper quilt designs combined with oil pastel pictures of a favorite memory to imitate her style.
Art Concepts Taught: Patterns
Design & Balance
All Levels: Quilt designs inspire a geometrical look at symmetry and balance using color and shape.
Ringgold’s Quilt Designs
Oil Pastel with Cut Paper Shapes
All Levels: Visual story telling combined with cut-paper quilt design, and patterning