It will not be an exaggeration to say that art is magic and artist is magician. Only magician knows the secret behind his magic and people are amazed to see it. It has been seen that nowadays people are more attracted towards contemporary art. There can be various reasons for this; maybe it is because people can connect with such paintings more than the ancient ones or maybe they like the techniques that are used in the making of contemporary art. Contemporary art is categorised into different types of arts. One such type is contemporary aboriginal art. This is one of the latest forms of art in which such paintings, drawings or pieces of art are made which depict or reflect the Australian history, culture and norms. These contemporary aboriginal arts are specifically made by the Australian natives and other people are restricted to use this art form because nobody knows their culture better than themselves and they do not want their culture to be portrayed in wrong way. In this article, we will be discussing about the different techniques that are used in the making of contemporary aboriginal art.
Contemporary aboriginal art:
Contemporary aboriginal art is one of the latest forms of arts in which Australian culture, beliefs and norms are reflected. This piece of art can only be drawn or made by the aboriginal artists or the natives of the Australia because only they know about the culture of Australia. Other artists are not allowed to draw or make contemporary aboriginal art because it would be unfair to Australians history as it is their right to portray their history and culture to the world instead of people from other parts of the world depicting their culture.
Different techniques used in the making of contemporary aboriginal art:
Different kinds of techniques are used in the making of contemporary aboriginal art. One such technique is the dot technique; it is the technique in which thousands of dots are painted in a canvas in such a way that complete picture is obtained when the painting finishes. These dots hold special meanings behind them which depict the earth, ground or other historical features about Australia. Then the technique of bark painting is also used in the making of contemporary aboriginal art. This is the kind of art in which art is made on the interior surface of the wood of the tree. Besides these, there are other techniques as well which are used in the making of contemporary aboriginal art.
Contemporary aboriginal art is the latest form of art in which such paintings or arts are made which depicts the Australian cultures, history and norms. There are different techniques which are used in the making of contemporary aboriginal art like dot painting technique, bark painting technique, etc. “MBANTUA” is the fine indigenous art gallery and cultural museum which sells the best quality of contemporary aboriginal art.