Artist: Henri Matisse
Project: Paper Collaging with Matisse Inspired Shapes
Supplies: 8.5x11 card stock and/or plain white paper, assorted colored papers
(will be provided in supply bag)
Other supplies from home that will be needed: pencil, scissors, choice of glue
We will begin by looking at the life of Henri Matisse.
Using examples of how his style evolved from paintings with shapes and patterns to paper cut outs to stain glass windows.
1 - discuss shapes that he used in his art
2 - practice drawing some of his free form shapes
3 - draw out your favorite shapes on the various colored paper
4 - cut them out
5 - decide how to arrange them so they look best - good composition
6 - glue the shapes to the card stock
7 - sign your masterpiece