This particular didgeridoo is painted on mallee gum Eucalypts. The artwork depicts men sitting around the campsite with their spears, didgeridoos and clapping sticks. These informal gatherings are often carried out during the walkabout ceremonies as the boys get initiated to men.
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.