Oil on canvas
The head tie is a signature traditional dressing accessory in many pre-modern day African societies. It has been revered as a symbol of modesty and beauty and has been passed down from one generation to another, gaining acceptability and prominence. However, in recent years, the head tie has seen a great decline in use as the younger generation of women are tilting towards western modes of adornment threatening this age long accessory with extinction.
Interpretation and clarity of the theme, to the viewer.
Creativity, uniqueness, and originality of the depicted theme.
Quality of artistic composition and overall design based on the theme.
Color and tone. Balance of image within its space.
What is the effect of the artwork in general and as a whole?
Overall, can the entire artwork be judged as a masterpiece?