Primitive patterns nowadays were not so popular as it is back then. However, the art of primitive patterns comes from the style of naive or folk art. These unique patterns might seem old fashioned, grungy or grubby yet the primitive patterns have become an idea to add vintage touch to mostly home ideas. The history of primitive patterns in art has been known since the ancestors era. A lot of painters and artists adapted these patterns as innovations for their art style like Paul Gauguin and Pablo Picasso. Some primitive patterns can also be found in the folklore book for children. They often use bizarre imaginary lines to create the character yet it doesn’t add to much horror as it has to be imagined for children.
Batik is a textile art that uses wax and produces patterns on plain cloth. Batik has various patterns yet it can’t be considered as a primitive pattern. This is because each design of batik has its meaning related to Javanese philosophies of life. Batik was created from age old fashioned technique yet now has a printed pattern. If tribal primitive patterns have consistency in line, space and pattern, so does Batik. There is also Freehand Batik or known as Batik Tulis to be the most prized of all of Batik. Batik and the primitive patterns itself such as tribal primitive patterns have their own distinct look and value.
When your kids are interested in arts and crafts, you may explore together within all patterns, methods and styles to create and develop your kids art sense. A primitive patterns style can be introduced to children since it is also related mostly with folklore and illustration books. Primitive patterns styles that are familiar to kids perhaps the style of Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween. During the season, there are plenty of shapes. It can be a start line for them to make craft with primitive patterns. Some other primitive patterns adapted in the form of dolls. You might find a sewing doll made of rustic cotton or farmer feed sack. Knowing the primitive patterns of craft can boost children's ideas to create something but also recycling at the same time. Primitive patterns also can be applied for fall season or Christmas. You can create a ragged yet sweet Christmas season doll. Your kids can be involved in glueing the eyes or put on the clothes of the cloths and help them put the doll in between your Christmas decorations.