Leave the pencil and eraser behind. Let go of the fear of making a mistake and explore the magical world or creating art through cut paper.
In Matisse’s later years he put down the paintbrush and picked up a giant pair of scissors, which he used to cut fantastical colorful shapes, that he playfully placed to create rhythmic compositions.
Students will experience Matisse’s process firsthand, through cutting and creating their own designs.
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