Matisse-Inspired Cut Paper Collage

My 7th grade art students studied the paper cut outs of French artist Henri Matisse. After brainstorming different theme ideas and making sketches of possible subject matter, the students created cut paper collages based on their themes using only colored paper, scissors, paper punches and glue. Shape, organic and geometric, and space were the two main art elements featured in this project. Each student aimed to create a center of interest and a balance of colors, images and background shapes....

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From: Michelle Michaelson-gard

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Henri Matisse for Kids - RSE Art Appreciation

This video was created to teach elementary school children about the art of Henri Matisse and his paper cut-out technique. Instructions for creating a Matisse-inspired collage included at the end.

Supplies needed for project:

- one piece of colored card stock or construction paper

- multiple pieces of colored construction paper for cutting

- scissors

- a glue stick or liquid school glue

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From: Kirsten Brunner

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Matisse Collage

Students learn about artist, Henri Matisse and proceed to make a cut paper collage with 4-5 colors.

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From: Dean's Art Class

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Drawing with scissors collage by Lorri

4th grade Henri Matisse 'Drawing with Scissors' paper collage lesson.

Students learn how to cut spirals and cut organic shapes by simply turning the paper with the scissors.

Layering, vivid colors, organic shapes.

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From: Sunshine22854

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Henri Matisse Paper Cut Collages

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From: Galileo Galilei

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Footage of Henri Matisse making a paper cut out

A gorgeous bit of footage of Henri Matisse making one of his paper cut outs.

Collage is an excellent way of quickly developing a composition. You can easily consider the blank rectangle/square that is your canvas and how you will fill it by dividing it up into shapes of differing tonal value. This is one exercise we practise on our Tone Composition and Visual Language course at Studio Hugo Grenville, as it allows our students to gain further understanding of colour, tone and composition all...

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From: StudioHugoGrenville

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Matisse Collage: The Vorpal Arrow Way

Children's Art Project based on the cut paper collage work of Henri Matisse.

Music: Radio Martini, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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From: vorpalarrows

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Matisse Collages

"Creativity takes Courage" was our Henri Matisse quote that we focused on for this project. We turned to Matisse's bold and colorful artworks for our inspiration. We cut and paste papers to make these colorful collages.

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From: Kristen Lorensen

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Matisse Names

In this video lesson students explore the art elements and principles of shape and space while creating a cut-paper collage in the style of Henri Matisse. Students also incorporate their own names into the collage making it a perfect beginning of the year project for younger students. This is an updated version from previous videos by the awesome arts channel.

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From: TheAwesomeArts

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Henri Matisse: Kids Learn to Collage

Learn about Henri Matisse and create your own unique cut paper design. Easy lesson for all ages. Artwork in video: The Lagoon 1944, Goldfish 1911, and Chinese Fish 1951. Vocabulary: Positive shape, negative shape.

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From: Art Lady Channel

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