Students looked at traditional African art and practiced drawing the patterns and designs they saw. I taught student how to draw figures by showing them step by step. They separated the outfits in sections and drew a different pattern for each one. They completed their projects by writing their name as a pattern border.
Elements: Line, Texture
Concepts: Pattern, African art.
Materials: brown construction paper, whit construction paper, black sharpie, construction paper crayons.