Drawing ‘avec des ciseaux’

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On Saturday morning, I went to an art workshop intriguing named Drawing ‘avec des ciseaux’ at a gallery in town. I hadn’t really appreciated that many of Matisse’s most recognisable works were actually cutout pieces of painted paper and that he had pioneered this technique.

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It was fun to recreate The Parakeet and the Mermaid with a few others.

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I think my next trip to London will have to include a trip to the Tate to see this piece as it has really come alive for me.

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I really enjoyed that technique and want to try some things with photos from magazines now.

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We were invited to do some rolling out and playing with paint so I had to make a little catlet. 🙂

Caturday Park Life

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I met this handsome fella this morning as I was coming back from an art workshop.

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He was quite a chatty chap

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and enjoyed looking down on me

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– superior creature!

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Very handsome

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very handsome, indeed!

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He posed for this head shot before he slunk off. What a lovely cat 😉