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Jessica Wilson

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Aboriginal Dot Painting

"Dot paintings and lines are the distinct features of an aboriginal painting. But what do they mean? Does anyone really know what all these dots and lines are about?" Mirree, Contemporary Aboriginal Artist. Using the attached artwork "Red Kangaroo Moving Forward" by Contemporary Aboriginal artist Mirree, identify and label parts of the painting that a represented through traditional symbols. Use the attached symbol chart to help decipher the symbols used. To view more original artworks by the artist visit: https://www.dreamsofcreation.com/blogs/news/19469380-australian-aboriginal-art-traditional-verses-contemporary

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, Art
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