Friday, January 28, 2011

Kente Paintings

My 3rd and 4th graders have been working on painting 4x4 squares to replicate an authentic African Kente Cloth.  I think they did a really good job.  We referenced the historical meanings behind the colors and they chose the colors for their paintings based on what they wanted their artwork to communicate.  Here are 4 examples from my 4th graders:

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