This particular didgeridoo is painted on mallee. The main painting on the front of the didgeridoo shows the Emu, which symbolically represents the giver of good fortune and luck in Indigenous culture.
Roy Christian was born in 1965. He is from Wiradjuri tribe in New South Wales. Roy Christian is a talented artist and makes beautiful Didgeridoos which he carves and paints skilfully. He also paints on canvas and mostly uses earthy tone colours in his paintings. The symbols and patterns he uses in his art come from aboriginal art of Wiradjuri tribe.