Monet: Haystacks: Giverny, 1885

Monet: Haystacks: Giverny, 1885 - Complete this painting in one session Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Paint this tranquil scene from Monet's series of haystack paintings.

About this session

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: Pedagogic material created by Peter Inglis for the Gallery Quality Painting sessions at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Monet: Haystacks: Pedagogic material created by Peter Inglis for the Gallery Quality Painting sessions at Inglis Academy.

  • Claude Monet (1840-1926), Les meules à Giverny, 1885
  • Oil on canvas
  • 24 ½ x 31 7/8 in. (64.9 x 81.1 cm.)
  • Christies auction estimate: $12,000,000-18,000,000

What will we learn in this session?

  • Atmospheric perspective
  • Chromaticism
  • Glazing
  • Grass texture
  • Impasto
  • Impressionist style
  • Monet brush techniques

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)

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

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