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Monday, January 2, 2012

Painted Korhogo Cloths-- 3rd Grade

This project focused on how symbols and designs are used in African art.  The students designed their own painted Korhogo cloth.  They decorated the border with symbols and drew their main figure with Sharpie.  Then, they added paint with watercolors.  

1.  Introduce African Korhogo cloths.
2.  Sketch ideas.
3.  Draw your design on a square of muslin withe pencil.  Use a ruler to draw a border.
4.  Outline with Sharpie marker.
5.  Paint with watercolors.


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