Matisse cutouts- resources include a handout with familiar Matisse images and magazines with pictures of people. Construction paper is taped behind selected pictures of people in order to create simple figurative shapes. These figures along with many "Matisse style" shapes are arranged to create the composition.
Using a variety of different tools including a bic pen, watercolors and Chinese ink, artist Florian Nicolle creates amazing, mixed media portraits. After a rigorous amount of drawing and painting, she then adds texture and detail using Photoshop.