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Shades of Green Issue Date: 09-23-2012

Cool Spots imageGreen: the color and the cause, textilemuseum.
, is a stunning exhibit of the richest color in nature through art and textiles. Browse by Theme to learn how this brilliant color has come to represent life, conservation and the environment. Until the creation of synthetic dyes in the 19th century, there was no green fabric, even though the color is common in nature. How did the "green" movement start? Learn author Rachel Carson's role. See a gallery of creations in Artists, such as Teresa Barkley's "Freedom From Hunger" or Susan Lenz's "Wasted Words."

Visit: textilemuseum.org/green
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A Modern Vision Issue Date: 05-15-2011

Cool Spots imageDiscover the relationship between art and seeing at Vision Science and the Emergence of Modern Art, www.webexhibits.org/colorart. Modern art began in the 19th century during the same time that scientists were studying human sight. Begin by reading up on color and how it can arouse emotional responses. Did you know that we see color the way we also perceive taste? Read through What Happens in the Eye to get a look at how you process visual pigments. Share this with your art class and open their eyes to the science behind beauty.

Visit: www.webexhibits.org/colorart
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Color Me Happy Issue Date: 09-19-2010

Cool Spots imageYoung Tate's Saturation, www.tate.org.uk/youngtate/colour, provides a burst of color and a dash of imagination for the artist inside you. Color Theory will guide you through the color wheel and introduce you to new vocabulary terms such as subtractive, partitive and additive color. Color Tools showcases all the implements used to create art, and Color Systems helps explain how math and beauty come together to create color grids. If technology is your thing, click on Digital Color for a look at how manipulating pixels can create wonderful art. This site is not just for the young, so share it with your teachers.

Visit: www.tate.org.uk/youngtate/colour
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Color Me Happy! Issue Date: 03-22-2009

Cool Spots imageWilliam will be one happy hippo when you add a dash of color to his life at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Learn About Color, www.metmuseum.org/
. Begin with primary colors, red, blue and yellow, as you change William's look to see how many different shades can be made. You can always start over, so don't be afraid to get creative. If you need help visualizing the many color combos that exist, visit the color wheel, where different colors come together to make new, beautiful hues.

Visit: www.metmuseum.org/explore/Learn_About_Color/index.html
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Let the Art Games Begin Issue Date: 09-18-2005

Cool Spots imageLet your artistic side run wild with Albright-Knox Art Games at www.kids.albrightknox.org/index_
, an interactive Web site about art and artists. Let Artie assist you in your art adventures. Welcome to Artie's House where nothing is off limits. Every object in Artie's house has something fun waiting for you. Open the cabinet and learn how artists use color. You are the artist in Your Own Studio, where you can splatter paint or create sculptures. In Games Gallery, play Mysterious Portraits, Mystery Players and Music and Literature. This site is a masterpiece.

Visit: www.kids.albrightknox.org/index_launched.html
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