Tuesday, November 19, 2013

1st Grade: Moody Faces

How does color and shape affect the mood of an artwork? 

This is the question that first-graders focused on all week. Does the red in an artwork cause it to look more happy or more mad? Do eyebrows pointing down make a person look more happy or more sad? Can the colors within an artwork help show the viewer understand it better? {We ask a lot of questions as artists... but hopefully develop a lot of answers!}.

After critiquing artworks like Edvard Munch's "Scream", Pablo Picasso's "Tragedy", and Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night", students chose a color (other than their skin tone) and were to use the color to inspire a mood that they wanted to show! :) 

See if you can guess what the artist wanted to convey:

 1. Happy or Sad?

2. Silly or Mad?

2. Calm or Angry?

4. Excited or lonely?

 6. Happy or Bitter?
 7. Surprised or Sad?

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