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Aboriginal Dot Art

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Ellen Teerink

on 10 May 2013

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Aboriginal Dot Art by Ellen Teerink Work Cited "Australia, Art and architecture of." World Book Student. World Book, 2013. Web. 8 May 2013. Rose, Deborah Bird. "Aboriginal people of Australia." World Book Student. World Book, 2013. Web. 8 May 2013. Bubblegum Post. Bubblegum Post, 2013. Web. 8 May 2013 Aboriginal Lizard. Bubblegum Post. Bubblegum Post, 2013. Photograph. 8 May 2013. Significance Materials Symbols Most dot art was created with paints. They were made from white, black, red and yellow pigments and mixed with water. They used their fingers, sticks, feathers and human hair as brushes. The Aboriginals used dot art to narrate stories. Most of the time the stories were about dreamings. Which was how they explained the creation of the world, including humans and animals. Some of the paintings have been found on rock walls dating back to 40,000 years ago. Aboriginal Symbols. Bubblegum Post. Bubblegum Post, 2013. Photograph. 8 May 2013 The symbols used were often only understood by the people in a certain group. They were usually painted to represent the hunting and gathering of food. What is it? Dot art is an Australian Aboriginal art form. It is a painting that is made entirely out of dots to create a larger image. Kangaroo and Koala My piece is called Kangaroo and Koala, because I showed both of these animals in my art. The significance is that both the kangaroo and the koala are native to Australia and that many Aboriginals also drew them in their paintings.
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