Color Me Happy: Color, Mood, and Tone

This lesson introduces young scholars to the ways artists use color to set the tone of a painting or to convey a particular mood to the viewer. Students view "The Tragedy" by Pablo Picasso. They fill in an information chart describing the mood or tone of the painting. They discuss the ways certain colors often are used to convey a certain mood or feeling. This is the second of two lessons in this unit.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Visual Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2005
Usage Permissions
Creative Commons
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