Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.3

Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.3 \\o// Paint this at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com.
Paint this soft and dreamy Monet which seems to emanate a warm glow!

About this session

  • Title: Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.2
  • Creator: Claude Monet
  • Date Created: 1908
  • Style: Nineteenth-Century European Painting Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
  • Physical Dimensions: 730(w) x 930(h) mm | We will re-compose the piece to fit a standard landscape aspect ratio of about 1.33:1.
  • Original Title: (Nymphae?)
  • Catalogue No: W.1733
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Worcester Art Museum (Massachutets, U.S.A.) | A beautiful part of the world, I was lucky to have spent some time there myself.

Blocking

Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.3 \\o// Paint this at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com.
By simplifying the painting we can more clearly appreciate the luminous colour scheme.

Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.3 \\o// Paint this at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com.
We block in the canvas with loose, gestural strokes. Then we glaze the painting and have a nice cup of tea.

Texture

Using Monet's vocabulary of texture we will create a chromatic story of light which captures the essence of the scene.

Colour

Basic Palette

Extended palette:

Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.3 \\o// Paint this at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com.
Palette in progress!

Monet: Water Lilies, 1908 No.3 \\o// Paint this at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com.
My interpretation.

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