The definition of pattern in artwork is a decorative design with a repetition of elements.
There are patterns to see every day in our environment. For this prompt respond by creating and or writing about patterns. If you would like to expand on this theme incorporate the theme of the quote which is breaking established patterns in your life.
Repeating designs can give a sense of rhythm or movement when they repeat, they can also create pattern and texture in an object.
I like to take photos of patterns that grab my attention for later use in my artwork.
This scroll pattern was on the inside of an antique trolley.
This is a lantern, this a good example of a patterned design creating texture.
This photo is a roof, the flowers are an example of a repeating pattern.
Table napkins are a great source for patterns. Here the repeating swirl gives the sense of movement.
This photo is of a folding screen.The use of different patterns creates interest to the piece.
Coloring books are are a good reference for patterns.
This is a trellis in a garden. The lines of the object bring your eye to the different shapes of the leaves.