Color Composer
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Put on the headphones and draw some shapes!
Artist Vasily Kandinsky saw paintings not just as shape and color, but also as tone and volume. Try using shape and color to create your own soundscape!

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Vasily Kandinsky associated sounds with specific colors and forms (although they may not have sounded like this). Hit the PLAY button below to hear what your composition sounds like.
Don’t be afraid to overlap
your shapes.
Kandinsky often layered geometric forms in his paintings.
Create a dynamic arrangement of shapes and lines.
Kandinsky often clustered his geometric forms toward one-third of the canvas.
Try including both geometric
and organic shapes to create
visual texture.
Don’t overthink your composition!
As Kandinsky wrote, "Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul."
What mood are you trying to evoke?
Match your color choices to that emotion, but try to include some surprising accent colors.
Include some circles!
Kandinsky claimed "of the three primary forms, [the circle] points most clearly to the fourth dimension."
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