Henri Matisse Paper Cut Outs

Henri Matisse was a famous French artist with an interesting story of his life and art. Here is a video of his life Drawing with Scissors by Keesia Johnson and Jane O’Connor . In our lesson we will cut paper shapes in a variety of colors and sizes and arrange in a pleasing design including geometric, organic, positive, and negative shapes and at least one repeating shape. Have some shapes overlap each other. Your collage can represent something or just be a totally abstract design. Enjoy the video.

Supply List:

  • 12″ x 12″ Paper for Background
  • Scissors
  • colored construction paper