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My Inspired by Matisse Self Portrait

Self Portrait in the style of Matisse by Max Snudden
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  • Medium:

    Drawing in pencil and painting in acrylic on canvas

  • Artist:

    Generation ART exhibitor Max Snudden, Turner ContemporaryMax Snudden

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    Max Snudden (12)

    Generation ART exhibitor Max Snudden, Turner Contemporary

    Max lives on the Isle of Wight, and created ‘Self Portrait’ at home, in response to the school topic of Matisse and the Fauves.

     

  • Age:

    12

  • Dimensions:

    227mm x 279mm

  • Submitted by:

    Beverley Snudden, parent

At school we were looking at Matisse and the Fauves, so as part of my homework I did this self portrait in acrylics. I like this style and the bright colours used.

(Max Snudden)

Max thought it would be good to reflect the colours and style Matisse used for his own self portrait, and used a photograph of himself and a grid to sketch the outline as accurately as possible before painting.
He has access to a wide range of media at home as I am a practising artist.

(Beverley Snudden, parent)