Once we had made the tapa cloth and the koka dye, we had a bit of instruction on Tongan design, then three of us from the group gave a basic bookbinding demo. Next, we were shown some printmaking t…

Book Arts in Tonga part 2: Learning Tongan Design and Making Books

Once we had made the tapa cloth and the koka dye, we had a bit of instruction on Tongan design, then three of us from the group gave a basic bookbinding demo. Next, we were shown some printmaking t…

Once we had made the tapa cloth and the koka dye, we had a bit of instruction on Tongan design, then three of us from the group gave a basic bookbinding demo. Next, we were shown some printmaking t…

Book Arts in Tonga part 2: Learning Tongan Design and Making Books

Once we had made the tapa cloth and the koka dye, we had a bit of instruction on Tongan design, then three of us from the group gave a basic bookbinding demo. Next, we were shown some printmaking t…

a decorative cloak inspired by the Maori korowai tradition Enviroschools : Little Earth Montessori children weave a work of art

a decorative cloak inspired by the Maori korowai tradition Enviroschools : Little Earth Montessori children weave a work of art

This is an oil painting by the Samoan artist Fatu Feu'u (1946- ), depicting the story of Salamasina, a significant woman from ancient Samoa. http://artsonline2.tki.org.nz/resources/units/music_units/symbol_2_sound/images.php

This is an oil painting by the Samoan artist Fatu Feu'u (1946- ), depicting the story of Salamasina, a significant woman from ancient Samoa. http://artsonline2.tki.org.nz/resources/units/music_units/symbol_2_sound/images.php

Root of Life - The overall design of the painting resembles the Maori symbol, the Koru. The Koru represents the beginning of a new life and purity to the world. Once again, I decided to use lots of colours to show that the life ahead is an exciting journey. The beginning to the journey is narrow, where parents and help is constantly present to help prepare one for the tougher road ahead, represented by the wider end of the journey. [Aboriginal, Maori]

Root of Life - The overall design of the painting resembles the Maori symbol, the Koru. The Koru represents the beginning of a new life and purity to the world. Once again, I decided to use lots of colours to show that the life ahead is an exciting journey. The beginning to the journey is narrow, where parents and help is constantly present to help prepare one for the tougher road ahead, represented by the wider end of the journey. [Aboriginal, Maori]

Project ART-A-DAY: Lesson: Bad Hair Day (Line and Shape)

Project ART-A-DAY: Lesson: Bad Hair Day (Line and Shape)

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