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Intuitive Art: Painting Like Matisse Streaming Video

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Join artist Betsy Dillard Stroud in this online video workshop to learn how to emulate the style of master painter Henri Matisse.

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In this start-to-finish video workshop, join artist Betsy Dillard Stroud as you learn to paint in the style of Henri Matisse! You'll explore elements of style from the master's love of bold composition and design to his later habit of simplifying his paintings, and with Betsy's motivational instruction to lead the way, you'll be stunned at what you can create. Beginning with bold, flat areas of color, Betsy shows you how to build a foundation and structure perfect for adding vibrant patterns later on. Then take your work to the next level by including symbols that have meaning for you,  giving the painting a personal, expressive touch. Finally, Betsy shows how to bring it all together for a finished painting you'll be proud of!

In this video, you'll:

  • Get tips for creative flesh and hair tones
  • Be bold with your color
  • Experiment with pattern and stamping
  • Free your creative spirit and follow your intuition

Preview Intuitive Art: Get Started with Gesso now to learn a little bit about Matisse's style, including painting flat and keeping things simple:

Materials List


  • White, black, gray, and green gesso
  • A variety of mat and heavy body acrylics


  • Assorted brushes


  • Watercolor paper


  • Palette
  • Water containers
  • Tape
  • Stamps

About the Artist

Betsy Dillard Stroud, a born Virginian, has lived in Arizona since 1996 and has been painting since the age of eight. A former art historian, Stroud received her M. A. in art history from the University of Virginia. Her paintings are filled with the marriage of her art history background, her love of color affected by the ambience of the west and the southwest, and the symbolism created by her life experiences. For more information, visit

Additional Information

SKU R7358
Product Type Streaming Video
Instructor Betsy Dillard Stroud
Runtime 85 minutes
Skills Acrylic, Paint
Art Style Expressive
Skill Level All Levels
Content Figure
Media Acrylic
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