Matisse Artist Widget

Henri Matisse was a twentieth century French artist. His characteristic style included flat, brilliant colors and fluid lines. Later in his career, Matisse concentrated on a technique called papiers découpés (paper cutouts). Try making your own painting with Matisee-like paper cutouts:

  • Choose cutouts and drag to the canvas
  • See what changes you can make by clicking on the buttons below the canvas.
  • Print your design.
  • Have fun!

Try Action Painting Like Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) developed a unique style of abstract expressionism. He would drip paint on his canvas in order to create his paintings. His paintings used a technique called "action painting." You can create an abstract painting by clicking on the canvas above. Move your mouse to create your own action painting. Click your mouse to change colors.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Artists For Kids

Natasha Wescoat is an artist from Michigan. She is a painter, illustrator, photographer and a videographer. Her works range from contemporary abstracts to pop art cartoons and her favorite medium is acrylic paint. She is an Abrakadoodle Artist of Distinction and she has works in private and corporate collections worldwide. Wescoat creates vibrant, whimsical paintings that are inspired by landscapes in which she expresses emotion, energy and movement.

What Kids Can Learn From Wescoat
(Art for Kids)

Natasha creates beautiful pictures using vibrant colors and swirling shapes. She likes to feel the movement, energy and life coming from her artwork. Children can learn about soft edge shapes using wavy lines, swirls and dots.

Wescoat is inspired by the lighter side of life and she wants the viewer to smile. Her artwork inspires children to express their feelings through colors and shapes while developing their creativity.

Learn more about her work at:

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