African Mask Lesson Step 7 - Stylizing the Hair
This step will help you to stylize the hair to finish off your African mask design.
On the light background draw a stylized design to represent hair or braids.
A straight, simplified, linear design is used here to contrast with the curves on the rest of the mask.
Cut out the stylized hair braid, flip it over and place it onto the dark side of the design.
This completes the symmetry and is the final counterchange of the arrangement.
The layout of the mask is now complete.
This illustration depicts some alternative styles of hair.
Note how each style has been reduced to a few simple lines.
Simplified features communicate quicker and have a greater visual impact than more detailed images.