Aboriginal art

Year 2 have begun to create artworks using a theme of sea creatures and based on a style used by Australian Aboriginal people. We are choosing specific colour palettes to represent water and creatures and these too are inspired by the colours that they can obtain from the environment.  

 

We we have started on our backgrounds... 

 Working from a line of white dots to represent movement

Working from a line of white dots to represent movement

 Using a colour palette focused on blues

Using a colour palette focused on blues

 Using waves, or swirls

Using waves, or swirls

 Applied with the wrong end of a paint brush

Applied with the wrong end of a paint brush

 And using care and patience... 

And using care and patience... 

And here are the results....impressive wouldn't you say? Can you tell which creatures they are? 

 

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