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The Art of Color Issue Date: 11-27-2011

Cool Spots imageExplore Color, www.artisancam.org.uk/
, and get to know one of the most famous British painters of the 20th century, Patrick Heron. Did you know that it is light that contains all the colors we see, not the objects we are looking at? In fact, objects that appear black reflect no light at all! Discover beautiful prisms of color, then try to re-create a Heron watercolor masterpiece on your own. Mix your colors carefully and see what you come up with. You can try as many times as you want, so get creative with color!

Visit: www.artisancam.org.uk/flashapps/explorecolour
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Culture Combo Issue Date: 06-19-2011

Cool Spots imageThe Singh twins at ArtisanCam Exploring Cultures, www.artisancam.org.uk/flashapps/explorecultures/singhtwins.php, will wow you with their cool collaborative art. These siblings often work together on the same piece. They use traditional Indian painting imagery combined with western details in their colorful expressions. There are a number of modern items to search for, so keep your eyes peeled. You can also create your own landscape painting and shift between Indian and western versions of the same scene. Cool!

Visit: www.artisancam.org.uk/flashapps/explorecultures/singhtwins.php
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Do You See a Pattern? Issue Date: 01-02-2011

Cool Spots imagePatterns of Infinity, www.visualarts.qld.
, shows you how patterns play a role in Islamic culture. Mosques and royal palaces were showcases of beautiful and intricate patterns that formed stunning interiors. Once your eyes are properly trained after looking at the many geometric options that can be combined, try to create your own design as you choose shapes, lines, backgrounds and density. This would make a wonderful exercise for an art class, so pass this one along to a teacher.

Visit: www.visualarts.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/apt/2009/cac/monir
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An Artist's Eye Issue Date: 09-12-2010

Cool Spots imageArtisan Cam's Canaletto: Exploring Perspective, www.artisancam.org.uk/
, is eye candy for budding artists of all ages. Discover how the Italian painter Canaletto created realistic space as you move through one of his paintings. You can see how he painted things smaller to make them appear farther away, and created perspective lines that give more depth in his work. Try out these skills as you drag and drop pictures onto a virtual canvas to create your own masterpiece.

Visit: www.artisancam.org.uk/flashapps/exploreperspective/canaletto.php
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Show Her Some Love Issue Date: 08-22-2010

Cool Spots imageTake time out of your busy schedule to show the Earth how much you care at PlanetFesto, http://planetfesto.org. We only have this one planet, so start by searching through the ribbon full of declarations of love and appreciation for our Mother Earth. You can add your own promises and renew your commitment to treat our home right when you Do Your Piece. Be sure to look and see if anyone at your school has added to the ribbon. This site helps us all, kids and adults, remember how to be good to the land we get so much from.

Visit: http://planetfesto.org
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