Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to make a Matisse art Project and Coloring Page. Layering lots of organic shapes, just like Matisse did, will make an interesting collage.
Matisse Collage Project
Matisse Collage Tutorial
This Matisse art project was inspired by some of Matisse’s work and focuses on the variety and layering of his colorful organic shapes. Download the tutorial below to show students how they can create their own collage masterpiece.
Henri Matisse was a French artist, known for his use of color. After losing the ability to paint late in life, he explored and mastered the art of paper cut outs.
Materials for Matisse Collage Project
• Card stock paper, black
• Card stock paper, multi-colored
• Glue stick
Directions to make a Matisse Collage
Time needed: 1 hour
Step by Step directions for a Matisse Art Project
- Cut about 4 blocks shapes from colored paper, overlap and glue.
- Next, cut about 5 medium and large organic shapes and glue on top.
- Finally, cut about 8 small organic shapes and glue on top.