Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Haitian Drapo/ 8th Grade Art
Drapo, or flags, are an important element of the Vodou ceremony. They are made of satin, velvet, or rayon, and are decorated with applique, sequins, or beads.
(Information from the American Museum of Natural History)
The first collage is of the students' work, and the second, an original drapo-
La Sirene by Evelyn Alcide,
I will do this project again, but I would like the designs to be more intricate. I asked for "over the top," but that is not necessarily what I got!