Extra Credit: In your comp book, first draw a frame, then draw this being in non-photo blue, then ink with uniball or brush or both. Then paint the background jet black with sumi ink, let it dry completely then put another jet black ink layer over it. You can use a blow dryer! It will really help.
Mongolia; early 20th century
C2006.55.1 (HAR 65721)
Mahakala is one of the most important fierce protectors of Mongolian Buddhism. Like a number of the other masks displayed here, he is crowed with a diadem of five skulls. His wrathful character is heightened by the snake that winds around his topknot and by his three angrily bulging eyes.
Octopi jar from Palaikastro, 1500 BCE - Minoan
One of the things we’ve been doing in class is noticing how adding words activates and changes visual images. Here’s a quick example of that very thing. Is this a comic? In a way, it is! Thank you to Scrounge for bringing this video to our attention.
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