Ms Maggie Mo's Australian Aboriginal hand project: spray hand with thinned white or black tempera, student paints dots with sticks. I showed 1988 Nat Geo Aborigine video of Gagadju Aborigines blowing paint from mouths over hands
Best viewed on black background - Gecko created by repetitive pattern of dots. I used the end of wooden pencils, small toothpicks and Q-tips to create the various dot sizes. Inspiration was Australian aboriginal dot painting.
Listens to Aboriginal stories and songs and views Aboriginal artworks and dance. My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip
Australian Indigenous Art: Aboriginal Dot Painting