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.
Q-Tips. Pointillism, grade, Dots upon dots, circles upon circles, maybe do color families . I like the idea of breaking this into sections for each child to complete and then putting the whole thing back together (LS)
This excellent painting by Jean Baptiste Apuatimi demonstrates how the eye naturally wants to fall on the area of an image that is highest in contrast. In this case the middle of the artwork. Contrast is a very powerful composition tool Más
Australia Aboriginal Art According to Aboriginal belief, all life as it is today - Human, Animal, Bird and Fish is part of one vast unchanging network of relationships which can be traced to the great spirit ancestors of the Dreamtime.