Aboriginal Art

By Sarah Fernando

ABORIGINAL ARTWORK

Aboriginal Artwork is the oldest form of artwork in Australia. Aboriginal artwork is painted to represent stories with each other, because there is no written language in Aboriginal language. They also used dots, lines and symbols to represent their work.

WHERE THEY PAINTED THEIR ARTWORK

Aboriginals used and still paint their paintings in caves in central Australia. They also paint them on their body or they paint artwork for special occasions. Body paintings are mostly used in dances.

TYPES OF PAINTINGS

There are heaps of different types of Aboriginal paintings. Some of them are:

Dot paintings

Bark Paintings

Body Paintings

Wood Carving

These types of paintings are used in many paintings.

WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE

Aboriginal artwork used many different things on it as such as:

Dots

Lines

Symbols

These are the basic most important things that Aboriginal artists use in their paintings.

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WHAT THEY PAINT THEIR ARTWORK WITH

Most artists used rocks and stone to create there artwork. The most important part of artwork is orch, an orche is a type of rock or stone. It comes in different colors from pale yellow dark to reddish brown.

MATERIAL THEY USED TO MAKE PAINT

Paint was made out of Ochre pigmants, emu fats and kangaroo oil. These different materials were mixed and done sort of more different things to make more colors.

FAMOUS ABORIGINAL ARTISTS

There are lots of famous Aboriginal artists. These are just some some artists:

Kathleen Petyarre

Gloria Petyarre

Albert Namatjiri

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