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Title: Aboriginal Art of Australia


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Aboriginal Art of Australia
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Do all cultures express themselves by drawing on
rocks and cave walls? Is this universal?
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Why did the Aborigines of Australia create rock
art?
  • To connect with the Dreamtime
  • To pass on myths and stories
  • To appease and understand elements of nature
  • To Encourage the animals to populate the land
  • To express creativity
  • Because its universal!

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What materials did they use?
The traditional color palette is red, black,
yellow, and white.
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Five major elements of design
  • X-ray style
  • Pointillism (dots)
  • Hatch marks
  • Symbolic images
  • Handprints

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X-ray
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Pointillism
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Hatch marks
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Handprints
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Symbolic images
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Animal tracks are a common symbol and story in
the paintings
Darby Ross - Yankirri Jukurrpa What do you think
this picture represents? (Hint Bird?
Water?) Why would this be important?
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Lets review the five elements.
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The Assignment
  • You and partner will become experts on an
    Australian Dreamtime myth.
  • First individually, then together, read your myth
    and brainstorm illustration ideas for your story.
  • You need to use each of the five elements
    introduced today.
  • Once you have a plan, ask for permission to go to
    your cave wall in the hallway.

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More about the project
  • Materials
  • Tempera paint, brushes, sticks and brown paper
  • Considerations
  • Dont make a mess on the carpet!
  • Objective of the activity
  • To connect with the Aboriginal Australian culture
    by trying out a traditional art form
  • To retell Dreamtime myths to one another

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The Aboriginal culture goes back more than 40,000
years Lets honor their tradition as we retell
their stories.
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