In this lesson students will learn how to create Henri Matisse's "Portrait of Madame Matisse" painted in 1886. Included is a summary of Fauvism so students can understand why Matisse's work is so important. Lessons are step by step and created for success regardless of the student's level. This project is designed to take 45 minutes to complete in full. The sample was completed in marker, but feel free to use paint, pastel, or other media.