Monet: Fields of Tulip with Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886

The impressionists are the most reproduced period of art, no contest. You will see them on umbrellas, postcards, diaries and... chocolate boxes!

Monet: Fields of Tulip With Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
This gorgeous Monet was presented to me on a chocolate box given to me by a friend on a recent birthday. Thank you! I suppose I could eat the chocolate and keep the box?

Monet: Fields of Tulip With Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
Fr: Champs de Tulipes en Hollande
Oil on canvas, 1886, 65.6 x 81.5 cm

Monet: Fields of Tulip With Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
At the beginning of Stage 3: Texture mapping.

Monet: Fields of Tulip With Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
Finished!

Monet: Fields of Tulip With Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
At the Adelaide exhibition 2018: " Colours of Impressionism " - an exhibition from the Musee D'Orsay.
Thanks to Wendy for this picture!

Student paintings: Monet: Fields of Tulip With Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
Student paintings created during their first lesson!

What will we learn in this painting?

  • monet brush techniques
  • chromaticism
  • atmospheric perspective
  • impressionist style

Paint this!

A wholistic vision

The Inglis Art Method is a holistic vision of the arts.

A beautiful arabesque performed by my uncle.
A beautiful arabesque performed by my uncle and colleague.

The arabesque from Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'.
The arabesque from Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'

Art - Music - Literature and Movement are the four pillars of Western Art and in each session I show you a little about the connections, as we paint our masterwork.

The arts in western culture

What do they have in common? Let's delve into them a little:

The 6 ways artists see art
The 6 ways artists see art

Art Music Literature Movement
Surface Y Y Y Y
Craft Y Y Y Y
Structure Y Y Y Y
Idiom Y Y Y  
Form Y Y Y Y
Ideas Y Y Y Y

Peter Inglis performing surreal guitar at the Art gallery of NSW
Here I am some years back performing at the Art Gallery of N.S.W.;s Surrealist exhibition. Yes, that is a knife in my hat!

And there are many other elements they have in common:

Art Music Literature Movement
History Y Y Y  
Ideas Y Y Y Y
Philosophy Y Y Y Y
Technique Y Y   Y
Texture Y Y Y  
Form Y Y Y Y
Line Y Y   Y
Colour Y Y Y  
Rhythm Y Y   Y
Line Y Y   Y
Articulation Y Y   Y

Painting gives us the opportunity to gain a quick entree into the complex and grand world of western culture!

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