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We’re back with an all new assignment that our students attempted this entrance season.

The exercise focused on Nata Drawing Test : Creating interesting 2D Composition with the help of basic geometrical shapes like squares, circles, rectangles and triangles.


Our faculties noticed that attempting the exercise directly without complete understanding resulted in below average compositions.

So they decided to add a bit of fun.


After a basic theory session on elements and principles of design and colour schemes, they started with the practical exercise.

Students used coloured paper cut – outs of basic geometrical shapes and thread to represent lines to attempt the following:

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Task : Make an interesting 2 Dimensional Composition using :

  • Only circles
  • Only triangles
  • Only Squares
  • Only curved lines
  • Only circles and triangles
  • Only circles and squares
  • Only squares and triangles
  • Only lines and circles
  • Only circles, rectangles and triangles
  • Squares, circles, rectangles and triangles


  • Playing with shapes was fun.
  • Students enjoyed their work.
  • Helps in better understanding of exercise.

         ……..And this is what they attempted

About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology 


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Very good

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