Tuesday, January 1, 2013

December Challenge: Paint Like Matisse

"Inspired by Matisse" 5x7 inches Acrylic by Kelley MacDonald
I was mostly through this painting when I realized the inspiration by Matisse was actually done in cut paper.  Live and learn.

based on Matisse's The Young Sailor

"Inspired By Matisse" by Mary Sheehan Winn

Color Wheel 
8 x 8
papiers decoupes'

"The Homme Stretch" 8"x8" by Page Railsback

Window without Forget-Me-Nots, 6" x 6", acrylic
Based on Window with Forge-Me-Nots
Lisa Daria Kennedy

"With Apologies to Matisse" 6" x 6" by Paula V

Jeanne MacFarland
"Inspired by Laurette in Green Robe"

"Tamburina" in Matisse's house
6"x6" oil on panel by Sally Dean

Une Vache a la Matisse by Tori Brega

Inspired by Matisse "Harmony in Red"
 6 x 6 oil by Jody Regan


  1. These are all great! Very diverse, but definitely Matissey(?)

  2. Y'all always do such fun challenges! It's fun to see how different each artist is and how talented y'all are!

  3. Beautiful paintings.... Hi, my name is Tiara, I'm 10 years old and I paint too. Please visit my blog....www.gallerytiara.blogspot.com

  4. These are great paintings! I'm in a beginning art class and our teacher says we'll be studying Matisse next week. Thanks for the inspiration!!