Two Dancers 1937 by Henri Matisse
Cover maquette for the journal ‘Verve’, 1945 by Henri Matisse
TODAY’S ACTIVITY: We are going to create a series of pictures inspired by Matisse’s cut out pictures:
Materials: Coloured paper, scissors and glue
1. Cut out (human ﬁgure like) shapes (you can cut out a template ﬁrst which would help cutting multiple copies).
2. Once you have a number of shapes, arrange them on the background and adding more shapes in layers which should give a suggestion of movement.
3. Stick down the shoes once you are happy with the composition.
Here is one that I did showing the diﬀerent stages of movement:
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