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Birth Place: Carnarvon Gorge, Queensland Background: Darleen is a Bidjara Woman Themes: Darleen enjoys working with wood, creating carvings of Australian native animals found in the Carnarvon Gorge area in Queensland.  She works from photographs of the animals so that
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she can incorporate the patterns visible on the their skin/hide and faces.  She will sometimes use a modelling compound to build the shape of the animal creating a 2d effect, before engraving, dot stencilling or cross hatch painting to complete the piece of artwork.