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Workshop Wednesdays Online – Card Design with Adinkra Symbols

August 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

August 12, 2020
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Zoom Webinar
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Card Design with Adinkra Symbols

Adinkra symbols, visual representations of concepts and proverbs developed by the Akan peoples of Ghana, were originally used on funerary cloths by royalty and wealthy individuals to pay tribute to the legacy of the deceased. Today, they are used extensively as decorative elements in textiles and design. Join graphic artist and designer Sharmila Karamchandani live online to learn about adinkra symbols before incorporating them into a one-of-a-kind card.

Supplies

Scissors, glue, heavy stock or textured paper, pencil (HB/2B), colored pencils or markers
optional: tracing sheet, decorative paper, watercolor and brush, yarn, buttons, sequins, beads

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Online
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Phone:
(202) 633-4600

Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu