Tamara Kae

is creating Africa-inspired art, illustrations & adinkra resources

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Adinkra Resources & Wallpapers
$3
per month

Aya (fern): a symbol of endurance & resourcefulness


For when you want to send some positive energy my way each month, because incense, and teas go a long way during the creative process!

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At this level, you'll get access to an exclusive monthly newsletter with deals, design tips & inspiration, as well as a monthly digital wallpaper designed by Tamara Kae!


  • One-time sticker & print pack
  • Patreon-exclusive updates and giveaways
  • High Quality/Full-size Images & Wallpaper 
  • Adinkra info sheets
  • My eternal gratitude
Coloring Pages + Gift Pack
$7
per month

Dwennimmen (ram's horns): a symbol of humility even in the most challenging circumstances.


For when you want to share your youthful energy and color the rainy days away! 

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Become a full-access patron and receive previews of products before the general public. Each month you will also be sent black & white coloring pages with adinkra symbols, African proverbs, and more. Gain access to exclusive, unreleased products & enjoy a gift package of hand designed and block-printed merchandise.


  • Patron-only community 
  • High Quality/Full-size Images & Wallpaper
  • New product previews
  • Coloring Pages
  • One-time gift pack
  • And everything in the previous tier
Seasonal Merch + Exclusive Membership
$15
per month


Denkyem (crocodile): a symbol of “adaptibility”. 


For when you need a regular reminder of how wonderful you truly are. Play a vital role in purchasing art supplies while expanding your art collection!

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A surprise waits at your doorstep each season filled with inspirational & culturally-inclined stickers, prints, pins, and accessories.


  • High Quality/Full-size Images & Wallpaper
  • Monthly Merch Pack (a $25 value!)
  • New product previews
  • And everything in the previous tiers

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About

Get all my top designs starting at just $3!

Greetings, welcome to my patreon page! I've created a space here for people to join me in my creative journey. For almost 10 years I have been creating African-centered experiences through hand-painting, adinkra, block printing, and graphic design. My dream is to preserve traditional African artforms while adding a bit of contemporary flair to these techniques. 

Join my monthly membership here on Patreon to access my designs and exclusive products that you can’t get anywhere else on the internet. Once you choose a tier, you will continue to gain access to rewards & benefits for as long as you are subscribed. Cancel anytime!

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Here is a bit more about my story...

I’ve spent much of my life around patterns, artwork, and crafts. In the spirit of sankofa, my ownmother's story has in many ways become my own. While I did not inherit my mother’s master sewing and pattern-making skills, I did inherit a fascination for vibrant colors, patterns, symbology, and making something out of nothing.

As a teenager I spent most of my summers in Jamaica, where I quickly learned the importance of African history through the teachings of Marcus Garvey and Rastafari. Subsequently, I came to learn that many of the symbols in the ironwork and masonry in homes across the island were adinkra symbols. In an attempt to reconnect to my African roots, I began to question my own existence, with the help of Adinkra symbols and African existential style.

As a young adult attending Howard University I began to hand paint t-shirts in my dorm room I was an African Studies major just trying to figure life out when my mother gave me a small collection of Adinkra stamps that were made in Ghana. I began to incorporate the traditional technique of adinkra block printing into my work. This is when Tribal Immunity was truly born.
I have since transferred my talents to block printing and painting bold and colorful handbags, as well as designing bold prints for textiles, home decor and collectible prints. I have also worked on finding effective ways to maintain a small business.

At times I let fear keep me from doing what I love, but as I matured, honed in on my craft and created balance between my art and life, success has gotten closer and clearer. One thing my mother has told me throughout my life is to never say “I can’t”. So when being an educator, mother, wife, and artist seems to be too much, I am always finding new ways to work effectively and efficiently.
Goals
1 of 100 patrons
Once we hit this goal all of my $15+ patrons will receive an African print mug!
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