A Playful Pattern Art Box

Most great artists use shape and pattern in their compositions. In this box, we look at three artists who have particularly enjoyed playing with the idea of repetition and pattern: M. C. Escher with his love of tessellations; Fahrelnissa Zeid and her large-scale abstract paintings; and Camille Walala with her huge bold street-art murals filled with bright colour!

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What is the Playful Pattern Box?

A pattern is a regularity appearing in the world, something that repeats itself in a predictable way (as, for example, is found in wallpaper designs and carpets). Pattern is everywhere we go and in everything we do! We wear patterns, we walk over them, we think in them, and we even eat them…

Enjoy creating complex repetitive patterns with tessellations. Have fun making free-hand organic abstract line and shape patterns. Learn all about how pattern can be used in different architectural settings all over the world!

What's inside the box?

• A booklet introducing the theme, with information about artists, art styles and techniques.
• Clear instructions on three projects tailored for ages 6+, and LoLA book recommendations for further reading.
• Plenty of quality art materials for your child, with lots left over for your art supplies.

What art materials will I receive?

A set of stackable water-paints
A set of felt-tip pens
White paper
Water-colour paper
Black tape
Paint brush
A5 Template

My box is a gift, can I add a personalised card?

Yes! At checkout in the ‘Order notes’ section, please do let us know who the box is for, and any personal note you would like us to write for you.

When will my box be delivered?

You will receive your box 3-4 days after ordering. Your order is processed in 48 hrs and posted using Royal Mail 48hr Tracked. You will receive an email with a tracking number confirming your box has been posted, and can check on your delivery using the tracking number on the Royal Mail website.


Warning! Not suitable for children under 36 months – small parts. Potential choking hazards and sharp points. Do not ingest any items within the box. Adult supervision recommended.