Waec visual arts Answers 2022


Basketry is an art work made from a variety of fibrous or pliable materials—anything that will bend and form a shape. Examples include pine, straw, willow, oak, wisteria, forsythia, vines, stems, animal hair, hide, grasses, thread, and fine wooden splints.

Collage describes both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, photographs, fabric and other ephemera are arranged and stuck down onto a supporting surface.

Basketry, are art and craft of making interwoven objects, usually containers, from flexible vegetable fibres, such as twigs, grasses, osiers, bamboo, and rushes, or from plastic or other synthetic materials

Pottery, is one of the oldest and most widespread of the decorative arts, consisting of objects made of clay and hardened with heat. The objects made are commonly useful ones, such as vessels for holding liquids or plates or bowls from which food can be served.

Printing is the process of making images that can be transferred onto other surfaces. It can be used to make one or more identical images or to create repeating patterns on papers and textiles

Dyeing is the application of dyes or pigments on textile materials such as fibers, yarns, and fabrics with the goal of achieving color with desired color fastness.

Warp is A structural distortion of the support that has become twisted, turned or bent out of shape and is no longer flat or in plane

Weft is a filling thread or yarn in weaving

Clothesalso known as Artwear or “art to wear”, refers to individually designed pieces of (usually) handmade clothing or jewellery created as fine or expressive art.


Textile art is a type of art that uses animal, plant, or synthetic fibers to create practical or decorative objects.




Papier mache is a light strong molding material of wastepaper pulped with glue and other additives




(i) The use of paper strips glued together with adhesive

(ii) The use of paper pulp obtained by soaking or boiling paper to which glue is then added.



(i) STEP 1:

Set up your work space

(ii)STEP 2:

Soak the small bits of papers inside water for at least 24 hours.

(iii) STEP 3:

Remove the soaked pieces of paper and squeeze out the excess water.

(iv) STEP 4:

Pound the soak paper inside mortar and pestle

(v) STEP 5:

Remove the pounded pulp from the mortar into a bowl.

(vi) STEP 6:

Prepare cassava starch with hot water and mix to a fairly thick consistency (like the preparation of pap)

(vii) STEP 7:

Mix the paper pulp with the starch properly when the starch is cool (white glue can also be used in place of starch).

(viii) STEP 8:

The prepared pulp can be used to mould objects like bowl, cup, jugs, animals etc.

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