"Discovering the Sea with Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors"
Students will learn about Matisse's art he created by cutting out shapes with scissors (he called this process painting with scissors) and will create their own Matisse inspired collage using patterns and shapes found in the sea.
Natalie O'Brien, MA
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In “Discovering the Sea with Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors,” students will learn about the famous French artist Henri Matisse and his compositions that he created by cutting out paper shapes with scissors. Matisse called this process “painting with scissors”. Matisse traveled to the South Seas and was greatly influenced by the beauty of spirals, patterns and geometric shapes of the underwater world. Students will create their own Matisse inspired seascape by cutting out shapes...
Students will learn about sealife and the underwater world and the art of Henri Matisse. We will also discuss various shapes, such as geometric, organic, repeated patterns and positive and negative shapes.
Colored paper (construction paper, scrapbook paper, wrapping paper) White paper Glue or Glue stick Scissors Pencil
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Natalie O'Brien, MAArt teacher and enthusiast, creating a love for learning through the arts
2080 total reviews
885 completed classes
I have a BA and MA in Art History from the University of North Texas. I have been a teacher for more than 15 years in public schools, private schools and homeschool. I have taught all ages from elementary all the way to high school and have...