Sub Plan: Matisse Vase of Flowers - K - 6 ArtK
Here is a quick Matisse-inspired lesson suitable for grades K-1. All you need is copy paper and markers. It is just right for a substitute teacher, or anytime you need a low-mess 40-minute project. We began by looking at this painting by Matisse. We identified patterns in the artwork: I said, "thumbs up if you can see an orange striped wall...a vase with wavy stripes...a floor with black diamonds" etc. We noticed Matisse used a lot of colors as well. Next students folded the copy paper into…
Henri Matisse ''Harmonie jaune'' pochoir, 1929
Medium: pochoir (after the painting). A fine impression on wove paper with bold, rich color. Printed in 1929 and published in Paris by Editions Chroniques du Jour in an edition of 650. Image size: 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches (165 x 165 mm). Signed in the plate, not by hand.