The word illuminate has three definitions:
- light up or brighten
- decorate or adorn
- clarify or reveal
The objective for this coloring activity is not simply for the student to color the work of art, but to illuminate it!
This image depicts the Hindu god Shiva in his dancing form of Nataraja (Lord of Dance). As Nataraja, Shiva performs the Ananda Tandava (dance of bliss), in which the universe is created, maintained, and dissolved.