SchoolArts Magazine

September 2016

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 19 Color Eric Gibbons I t's easy to say you love someone or dislike something—you can even draw things to help people understand these feelings, like a heart or a frowning face. But artists can say the same thing with colors and shapes. It's like a secret language—a code that is very easy to understand once you know how. The Emotional H I G H S C H O O L Discover Expressionism Why do you think nearly every country uses the color red on their stop signs? Here's a good reason: Red is a color that grabs attention and alerts us to possible danger. Why are many toys made circular? Is it because circles are softer? We already use the ideas of color and Wheel

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