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, August 19, 2008

FW: [Art for Creative Kids] New comment on Art Education.

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Art Education":

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Posted by Anonymous to Art for Creative Kids at August 11, 2008 9:04 PM

1 comment:

tar heel art lover said...

I love the ideas shared & can't wait to try them with my kids...