Students make replicas of African masks. They also express what attributes they would want to have as an adult and put that into their mask.
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Sculpted, Painted Balsa-Foam African Masks
Students create an African mask. In this African art instructional activity, students use Balsa-Foam and acrylic paints to construct an African mask. Students carve out the facial features and seal it with a coat of Gesso.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Class Experience: African Masks
Students discover the many diverse artwork produced in Africa while focusing upon masks created in tribal groups. They conduct research using a variety of resources and then use the information as samples for inspiration to create their...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History