TOOLS: Prehistoric artists employed a wide variety of painting methods, using their fingers first and later pointed sticks, bone, pads of moss wrapped in hide or brushes made of animal hair, feathers or vegetable fibre. Ochre crayons were also used to apply pigment directly onto the surface. They also used spray painting techniques, by spitting out the mixed paint from their mouths and even using reeds or specially hollowed bones - saliva acts as a binder
Into the Woods — What hunters and trappers taught me about art.
Lascaux Caves, a cave complex in southwestern #France, contain some of the most remarkable paleolithic cave paintings in the world, from at least 15,000 years ago. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Stone Age Art ~ Amazing page comparing Petroglyph and Pictographs styles found on different continents. While I don't romanticize such things, it struck me strongly when looking at World Heritage Sites that human beings in so many different parts of the world painted, carved, or in some way inscribed their humanity onto the walls of the earth.