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At-Home Art Activity for Kids: Let’s Make Shapes May 27, 2020

By The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Tags: art, museum, houston, video, shapes, abstraction

Patrick Henry Bruce - Peinture/Nature Morte

Patrick Henry Bruce, Peinture/Nature Morte (Painting/Still Life), c. 1920–21, oil on canvas, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by The Brown Foundation, Inc.

Create your own collage using abstract shapes, with inspiration from Patrick Henry Bruce’s Peinture/Nature Morte (Painting/Still Life).

Get ready to explore shapes and abstraction! Here’s a new at-home art activity for you and your family to enjoy.

Create your own collage with inspiration from Patrick Henry Bruce’s Peinture/Nature Morte (Painting/Still Life).

Follow along below in the how-to video with Elizabeth Roath Garcia, our studio and gallery programs manager, and use the instructions as a guide. Let’s make shapes!

Download step-by-step instructions

• Check out this example of a collage creation. What will yours look like?