Authentic, black-and-white African artwork, adapted from motifs on textiles, masks, jewelry, and other sources, depicts 235 dynamic images, among them stylized lions, fish, birds, totemic figures, abstracts, and border configurations. Selected for their unusual qualities and native characteristics, t... read more
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Authentic, black-and-white African artwork, adapted from motifs on textiles, masks, jewelry, and other sources, depicts 235 dynamic images, among them stylized lions, fish, birds, totemic figures, abstracts, and border configurations. Selected for their unusual qualities and native characteristics, these expressive designs will be valued by graphic artists, designers, and craftworkers alike.
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Includes 235 images scanned at 600 dpi and saved in six different formats (TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, as well as Internet-ready JPEG and GIF)
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