# Space & Symmetry Turkey Art

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How to create a turkey using space,symmetry & the great little book, The Turkey Ball

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Space & Symmetry All Dressed Up for the TURKEY BALL www.artjulz.blogspot.com

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http://www.loreenleedy.com/books/symmetry.html

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Space and shape, two of the elements of design, work together to form a finished work of art. There are two kinds of space: positive and negative . http://www.core77.com/blog/design_festivals/london_design_week_2011_preview_cut_it_out_by_noma_bar_20496.asp

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Positive spaces are those occupied by the main subjects of the work. The Negative spaces are the areas around and behind the positive spaces. Negative space can also be referred to as the background.

### Do you see faces or a vase?:

Do you see faces or a vase? If you are seeing a vase, then you are seeing the white area as the positive space. The black areas become the negative space. If you are seeing faces, then you are seeing the black areas as the positive space, and the white area as the negative space.

### MATERIALS: Today you will need:

MATERIALS: Today you will need 2 sheets of paper (2 contrasting colors) Glue Scissors

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Find two contrasting colors of the same sized paper . 2. Fold both papers in half like a book to find the line of symmetry.

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3. Set one paper aside. 4. Cut the 2nd piece of paper in half on the fold you just made.  Discard one of the halves.

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5. Draw 1/2 of a turkey body.

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Draw one turkey leg.

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6. Cut out your shape, keeping all pieces.

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7. Place the positive space pieces on one side of the line of symmetry on the 2nd sheet of paper.  Place the negative space pieces on the other side.  Situate all the pieces so that they meet the line of symmetry perfectly and match up with one another.

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Place the negative space pieces on the other side.  Place all the pieces so that they meet at the line of symmetry.

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8. Fold a small brown piece in half to make a brown taco shape.   Draw ½ the turkey body again, keep it folded and cut out the body so you have a symmetrical turkey.

### 9. Glue the turkey body inside the feathers.:

9. Glue the turkey body inside the feathers.

### Add googlie eyes, beak and wattle.:

Add googlie eyes, beak and wattle.