Special Events

Creative Kids Art Club — Session IV

Today we discussed Henri Matisse.

Book: Henri’s Scissors by Jeanette Winter

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This book talks mostly about Matisse late in his life after he lost the ability to paint and found solace cutting painted paper.

Here’s the slide show I created for Matisse:

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For this session our project was making our own paper cutouts.

We used construction paper, scissors, and glue. Super easy and cheap! I purposefully didn’t bring in pencils so the kids would free form their cutting.

Here’s my example:

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Art Club finished for the summer! We’re heading down the summer home stretch …

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