CollageCollage is a form of visual art that assembles diﬀerent forms resulting in a new whole. A collage may include newspaper clippings, ribbons,bits of colored or hand-made papers, portions of other artwork, photographs and other found objects. These are then glued to a piece of paper or canvas. The term collage derives from the French "coller" meaning glue.
collage items to consider:• papers: newspaper, vintage papers, envelopes, maps, comics, tissue paper, painted paper, documents etc• texture (fabrics, cardboard, envelopes, cut vs. tear)• typography (fonts) and words• juxtaposition• colour, geometry and abstractions• drawings• washes, diﬀused images, transfers• overprinting• layers, masks and stencils
Matisse In 1941 Matisse was diagnosed with cancer andfollowing surgery, started using a wheelchair. With the use of assistants, Matisse started created cut-outs. His assistants would paint sheets of white paper and hewould cut out coloured elements and place them onto paper. http://www.henri-matisse.net/cut_outs.html