5 edition of African Masks found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||February 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||60|
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Some of these masks are stolen and Africans are increasingly engaging in campaigns to get them back. You can use cards with a reflective or metallic surface to enhance the effects of the mask design in the light. However, some African museums also display collections of masks. Other symbolize totem animals, creatures important to a certain family or group. Masks representing dead ancestors play an important role in African funerals.
African masks are in high demand from art collectors and museums the world over are reworking their archival collections to present masks in a African Masks and vibrant format which, more often than not, focus on the beauty and variety of form of the sculptured piece.
For me they exhibit the same qualities as African masks do, slightly sinister and enigmatic but with strong bearing and form.
Teke masks The Teke people occupy the territory stretching out from the Congo into Gabon. How to Design an African Mask: a step by step guide Now, we will go through a step by step African Masks on how to create and design an African tribal mask as a paper collage.
Wood is the most common of all materials for masks and sculptures in general because, for starters, wood is readily available and accessible. For these reasons the designs feature detailed composition focused on achieving a symmetrical arrangement of lines, shape, and form that evoke a feeling of these qualities.
Dogon and Bamana of Mali• The mask possesses both human features and animal features, African Masks that the hornbill bird.
The owner Judy Dinnerman travels to Africa yearly to visit the tribes and shop at the craft markets.
The Western viewer is often caught off guard by the emotions that a mask can evoke.
Next cut out the shape of the face leaving the face itself intact.