African Mask

Your assignment is to create your own African-style mask. You may make the mask out of anything you want. In the past, students have made the masks out of clay, plaster, wood, cardboard, Playdough, you name it, it has been used. As long as it looks like an African mask, it is fine.

African Mask Criteria Chart

3D Colorful
Worth 100 Points Looks like an African mask
Complete Beautiful
On time Neat (not messy)
Not just drawn Creative
You must make it Not flat/3D
Can be made out of anything your want  

There are some good websites that have great pictures of African masks to give you some ideas. Go to:

You can also go to Google Images at and type in African masks.

View the masks from Mr. Kash's period 5 here