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African-inspired Masks

Create an African-inspired mask using cardboard shaping, cutting, and embellishment techniques.
Create an African-inspired mask
Kuba people, Ngady A Mwaash Face Mask

Artwork: Kuba people, Ngady A Mwaash Face Mask, 19th – 20th century, wood, pigment, cloth, glass beads, cowrie shells. Museum purchase with funds provided by The Anne E. Charch Bequest, 1991.1

Materials Needed
• pencil
• scissors
• Elmer’s glue®
• acrylic paint
• empty cereal box
• scrap paper (9”x12”)
• spray bottle or paintbrush
optional: X-acto knife
optional: painter’s tape
optional: beads or yarn

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