Posted by Sarah in Homeschooling on May 11, 2010
As part of the unit on Australian Aboriginal art and culture we decided to have ago at cave painting, well rock painting to be precise. We used the dot painting technique that was originally used in impermanent sand art works. These were used to tell the story of their land to the younger generations. The images formed a language realised through art used to assist story based learning.
Lani’s Dreaming inspired Lizard
Lilly’s Dreaming inspired Kangaroo.
While they were painting I read this book:
Which is a gorgeous book that made me want to jump onto a plane straight away and fly off to Arnhem land.