types of ornaments
Throughout the history of art, you can find various types of ornaments. Each nation, and sometimes even its individual part, may have its own ornament.
The motives of the ornament can be from various areas and spheres, for example, from geometry, fauna, flora; they can be outlines of the human body or surrounding objects. The motif in the ornament is part of it, its main element. The motive may consist of one element or of many, designed in a single whole.
Most often, the masters themselves created ornamental motifs for their works. Often, artists were able to create new Continue reading