Arts

By: Kressias Rivera

Why is it that most of what we know from Ancient Cultures come from art?

Most of what we know from ancient culture comes from art because of what the art shows, an art piece can be telling a story just by what’s on it. The clothing and shoes can tell what they wore, any type of architecture shows how artistic they were and how their lives were. For example, as you should know most Pharaohs tombs have some type of design or art in them, and the art gives you information about Ancient Cultures. Mostly everything we know from Ancient Culture comes from art, art can be shown in many ways.

how is the golden ratio used in art?

The Golden ratio is a special number found by dividing a line into two parts so that the longer part divided by the smaller part is also equal to the whole length divided by the longer part.

The golden ratio can be used to to achieve beauty and balance in art and design. It can be used in ways to create aesthetics and harmony in any type of art.

The Golden ratio was used extensively by Leonardo da Vinci. Other artists that are known for using the Golden ratio are Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli and MANY others.

How does art help you relieve stress and express your feelings?

  • Have you ever felt happy or sad when an specific song come on, or a movie? Did you know that both of those subjects are considered art? You’re basically expressing your feelings through the music or movie.

  • Activities like painting, sculpting, drawing, and photography are relaxing and rewarding hobbies that can lower your stress levels and leave you feeling mentally clear and calm.

Art is a well known stress reliever. It helps me concentrate and stay relaxed, You can also express your feeling in many ways with art, whether you’re drawings or just emotionally feeling them.

How would you describe this picture to someone who could not see it?

-Kressias

I’d say it looks like painted broken glass formed into a girls face, the girl’s eyes are closed and they have shadows on them which makes her look sort of sad.

-Brenna

A face that looks like it’s blowing up.

-Jaimy

A face that has been blowing up with colors and random triangles in his/hers face.

-Chiara

A girl’s face that has many colors, her hair looks like it’s in a bun and her eyes are closed.

-Maximo

It’s a girl trapped in a colorful mirror and and it is breaking.

Why are the arts important to society?

Art is alive wherever you go, people could be dancing, playing an instrument, listening to music, drawing, taking pictures, acting, singing or anything in that line, A society without the arts would be very boring and not fun at all. The arts are a powerful way of communication, We express ourselves through art, it develops both independence and collaboration, without art we wouldn’t be a society.