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Reflecting Pattern Blocks
1. Open the file Blocks.gsp
You should see this:
You can make a duplicate of a shape by surrounding one
the shapes with a selection box.
Put the select arrow above and to the left of the shape
you are duplicating.
You just made of duplicate of the square and its
In the same way you can make as many copies as you need.
The control point on each shape allows you to turn your
Reflection over a
Once you have made your design you can reflect it over
a mirror line.
Deselect all objects. That is, click the pointer in a
white area of the sketch.
Double click on the line to make it a mirror of
Now make a selection rectangle around your design.
Go to the transform menu and choose reflect. You should
see the design at the top of the page.
Experiment with other designs. See if you can make
something like the design below