The Alphabet Club - Saturday detention for I .....
Australia is lucky to be home to some of the most amazing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. One of the most famous was Albert Namatjira.
Here is a commemorative stamp, which shows the artist and a few of his famous paintings.
Of course, a lot of indigenous Australian works of art use dots to create the picture, as these ones below:
Below is an iconograpy, to help you "translate" the paintings above.
Now, if you are not sure what The Alphabet Club is all about ....
Well, it is the brainchild of Chiara from The Grey Tail and Jo from Serendipitous Stitching and is loosely based on the premise of the movie "The Breakfast Club" - you can see the button for The Alphabet Club on my right sidebar.
On the first Saturday of each month (I know, I know, I am late - again!), members of the club have "detention" and have to post about something that will enlighten others about their culture (as blogland is so diverse). Of course, there should be something stitchy in there, if possible. Each month will be a different letter of the alphabet - hence the club's name - and, of course, we started with "A" and now we are up to "I"
So, that is "I" for me, this month, if you want to see what the other detainees have been up to, please check them out here.