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Astec mosaic

Aztec mask of jade and cinnabar, sobre pedra verde.

Cameroon grasslands elephant mask (I realize it's not a giraffe but same area...)

Cameroon grasslands elephant mask (I realize it's not a giraffe but same area.

this 'ancestor mask' from folk art of the andes is from peru. with painted reptiles it represents a man from the pre-hispanic ethnic group known as the Wanka or Huanca, known for their fierce battles with the Inca before they were finally subdued.  — at museum of international folk art.

One of New Mexico’s most popular museums opened to the public in 1953 and has gained national and international recognition as home to the world’s largest collection of folk art.

Funny Doodles Entertain an Artist on His Daily Commute - My Modern Metropolis "I'm on the train. It's nice to see that some things never change..." October Jones' website.

Funny Doodles Entertain an Artist on His Daily Commute

Vamers - Artistry - Illustrator Turns Fellow Commuters Into Cartoon Characters - October Jones - Joe Butcher - Wile E Coyote and Roadrunner

Plaster Masks

Here are our (mostly) finished masks. After our plaster dried, we used tempera paint- and I tried to stress the importance of mixing .

Aztec mosaic mask  I love these

Aztec Mask Circa 450 CE A Pre-hispanic piece belonging to the exhibition Teotihuacan, City of Gods, is seen at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.

Teotihuacan inspired mask lesson idea. - We could mosaic this with torn paper.

That Artist Woman: How to make a Teotihuacan Inspired Mask.papier mache and collage technique

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