Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - learn this painting at Inglis Academy

About this session

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - our palette
Palette

Capture the shimmering light of the morning sun in this masterwork by Claude Monet.

As well as being beautiful paintings in their own right, this series was an exploration of light effects at different times of the day on the same subject.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an interpretation by Peter Inglis. Learn this painting at Inglis Academy
One of my interpretations 91 x 120cm.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an interpretation by Peter Inglis. Learn this painting at Inglis Academy
35 x 45 cm, the standard size we use in class.

What will we learn in this session?

  • atmospheric perspective
  • chromaticism
  • monet brush techniques
  • grass texture
  • impasto
  • impressionist style

Materials

Resources

Images from the TV series "The Impressionists" (2006).

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)

Student Paintings

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy
Therese's Monet Haystack painting

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy
Annie's version.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy
An excellent start! Full of energy and colour.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy

Resources

This short video contains a good overview of the haystack series.

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