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Year 6 Aboriginal Art Day – W/B 6th July 2020

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We have come to the end of our Gargoyle topic and now have an exciting aboriginal art day for you to create and paint your own design! By the end of the day you will have 2 opportunities to paint.  Who were the Aborigines? Where is Australia? What is the capital city? What are the territories? What animals are native? Discover more here:

Watch the videos:

ACTIVITY 1 – Make your own hand painting following the tutorial.

ACTIVITY 2 – Art shows the dreamtime stories of creation.

Watch these videos:

Look at the Aboriginal Presentation showing lots of examples of Aboriginal Art.

You can design your own animal picture or pattern painting it in the style. There are other short videos explaining why animals are camouflaged, why circles are important.

Mrs Nicholls’ Top Tip: Practise using colours together and using different styles before transferring to your final version.

Watch this documentary about the way the aborigines were displaced by the government and their lands and children stolen: