I teach a class about once a month at Rest Haven Homes in Grand Rapids, MI. This is an opportunity for any of the residents to learn about fine art. Our objective is to study and practice fine art techniques. Today we are learning about Monet and impressionism.
Short brush strokes and lots of color.
White or yellow is added for the light reflective quality.
Using one of Monet's paintings for inspiration helps.
Another interpretation of the same painting.
Flower Garden by MonetCritics panned the concept of impressionism and made fun of Monet and his contemporaries but today this is one of the most popular classic styles.
This is the painting that started the Impressionist movement in 1872. It is titled Impression, Soliel Levant or Impression, Sunrise.
One of the most famous subjects: Water Lilies by Claude Monet