This chapter will explain the methodology behind determining pattern lines. After the positive is finished, and the outer surface layer has been determined, the next step is to determine where the pattern lines (creating each pattern piece) should be drawn.

Anyone who creates patterns knows that the same sculptural shape can be altered by a variation in the placement, number, and complexity of pattern pieces. The only way to gain that patterning experience and knowledge comes from a willingness to take the time to experiment and play with ways to achieve different shapes.

Steps Towards Determining ...

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