Aboriginal Art: How to Create It

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Aboriginal Art: How to Create It

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Artist and educator Peggy Flores describes and shows examples of the Dream pictures and X-ray art of Australian Aboriginal culture and how dots are used as an important part of the paintings. She also shows Aboriginal symbols and how to create your own for making three different Dream paintings and three X-ray paintings using different media and simple supplies. The importance of the elements and principles of art in making Aboriginal art is demonstrated. Student examples are also shown.

"Aboriginal Art: How to Create It"" lives up to its title with step-by-step instructions and user friendly direction. A must for artists of all backgrounds intrigued by hands on learning about Aboriginal style." Midwest Book Review

"The video would be effective for group instruction as well as motivated students who want to learn on their own."" School Library Journal