Art-making inspired by Edward (Ned) A. Bear’s Namoya Otehiw Ayasawac (Pawakon Mask)

Making Faces: Paper Masks

Curriculum Connections: Elements of Art and Principles of Design; Explore the expressive qualities of warm colours and cool colours. Development of Imagery; Create images from experiences, ideas and imagination. Visual Awareness; Use observational and memory images of the real world.

Materials Needed

  • Image of Ned Bear’s mask Namoya
  • Otehiw Ayasawac (Pawakon Mask)
  • Newspaper
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Masking Tape
  • Flour
  • Ice Cream Containers for water/paste mixture
  • Water
  • Paper Towel
  • Paintbrush’s
  • Liquid Tempera Paint
  • Hairdryer