Your students learn the history and tradition of masks and experiment with paper sculpture techniques and three dimensional forms. Students flex their imaginations by creating a colourful mask of their own.
Key Inquiry Question: Describe how you have used expressive colour and form to create the character of your paper mask.
By the end of the Paper Masks program, students will:
- Assess the historic and current use of masks as a form of cultural expression
- Explore elements of design such as space, shape, colour and form
- Experiment with paper sculpture techniques while constructing a paper mask
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