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COLORS used in this artwork are subtle taupe/earth tones to medium mustard yellow & russet.

BACKGROUND is shades of creamy beige.

TEXTURING is soft and smooth.

SIZE is 24”H x 17”W

CULTURAL INSPIRATION: In the central Kimberley area of Western Australia, the Wandjina paintings are believed to be powerful creative heroes—the cloud beings who control the rain, floods and storms. Their images in rock paintings throughout the Kimberley area show them painted basically in human form, with large bodies outlined in red, huge dark eyes, no mouths and “halos” of cloud and lightning. The Aboriginal mythology of the Wandjina refers to the coming of the wet season. Throughout northern Australia can be found numerous rock paintings depicting spirit-figure paintings that are said to represent the actual ancestral beings rather than the work of any human artist.

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