Students examine color and composition by arranging color paper cut-outs without the use of sketches or drawings in this Art lesson for the upper-elementary classroom. Emphasis is placed upon the "cut-out" art pieces created by Henri Matisse.
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Cut Outs: Shapes and Symbols
Students create collages based on Juan Quick-to-See Smith's "Ode to Chief Seattle." In this shapes, symbols and Native American lesson, students examine the "Ode to Chief Seattle" and Henri Matisse's cutout work. Students design their...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Drawing With Scissors Like Matisse
Students study the life and art style of Henri Matisse. They view various prints from his early and late art styles. Then students draw something they enjoy and cut out pieces of colored construction paper and glue them onto pieces of...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Positive/Negative Shapes, Shamrocks And Matisse
Students create Shamrock mobiles or art pieces using positive and negative shapes, card stock, glue, and the techniques used by Henri Matisse. The lesson includes many resource links and is a great project for St. Patrick's Day.
2nd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts