Art Lesson CULTURE - African Masks (cardboard and mixed media)
Techniques are teacher guided and includes extensive student choice opportunities.
Suitable for primary / elementary and middle school.
The art form of African Masks are a great way of exploring the cultural patterns, shapes and colours used in artwork from this continent. This unit was taught with students aged between 7-8 years old and can easily adapt up in complexity. It is a cardboard construction and painting artwork, low cost and very effective. Optional decorative elements of feathers and beads are also demonstrated. A research component is included with student sheets for information gathering. Can be completed in approximately 6 x 30 minute lessons. Presentation consists of 43 slides (pages).
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