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African Patterns

"Loving is almost a substitute for thinking. Love is a burning forgetfulness of all other things. How shall we ask passion to be logical?" (Author: Victor Hugo)....African pattern: Masai swirl

African Pattern Dingbat Specimen

The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time African

Central Maine Power utility poles in Whitefield, Maine painted with West African patterns photo by Natasha Mayers on Flickr

african patterns - ideas for zentangle

Kasai velvet ( Kuba cloth) is made in Africa, Congo,from the fiber of the raffia palm. It is woven by the man and decorated by the women. Beautiful geometric patterns with raised cut pile that looks like velvet.

African Pattern - Elephant (by Comma Sprout) 李子話畫 非洲圖騰 大象 by CommaSprout, via Flickr

Mrs. Allen's Art Room: African Kanga Compositions 3rd grade. 1st day - intro & draw, 2nd day - add patterns, sharpie, & a burlap basket, 3rd day - color w/chalk pastel

Africa | Traditional Scarification.  No further details provided at the source.

1st-2nd grade- african mudcloth. Symbols and symbol handouts, pattern and pattern made of patterns, paint white, then brown, then black. tint and shade.

African aztec pattern designs. These would usualy be made onto or out of materials for clothing and bedding. I like the bold yet dull colour scheme and the way that they're quite organic with handmade aspects.

Ancient Spindle Whorls - Pattern reference page (3) from ATB

Ancient African Pattern - Travel Conceptual

Mud cloths (bogolanfini) are a distinctive fabric made by the Bamana peoples of Mali, West Africa. They are made into men's sleeveless loose tops and women's wrap-around skirts (tafe). Narrow pieces of cotton cloth are produced on treadle looms worked by men. These strips of cloth are then sewn together by hand to create a complete textile which is then resist-dyed.

Halima Cassell - Fusing her Asian roots with a fascination for African pattern work and a passion for architectural geometry

Students learned about the Senoufo tribe in Africa and their beautiful Korhogo Cloth. After finding Africa on the globe and looking at pictures of the tribe, we began to sketch african animals. Once students felt happy with their sketch, they were asked to draw their animal on cloth with a sharpie and create a border pattern. Next, we painted the cloth with "earth tones" being careful not to paint oour animals so they will stand out! We finished them by stenciling gold patterns around our clo...

African pattern

African patterns (one of .....100000000 in this web page)Inspiration!

African Pattern