Monet: Meadow with Poplars, 1875

Learn to paint Monet: Meadow with Poplars, 1875 at Inglis Academy.

In this painting we get the opportunity to practice the relaxed arm technique which enables the rapid painting of hundreds of vertical strokes. This gives the effect of swaying grass flowing like a river through the fore and mid-ground.

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Monet: Meadow with Poplars, 1875
The original. 54.6 x 65.4 cm

In the distance we see tiny haystacks and mountains rendered blue by atmospheric diffraction. The sky gives us the chance to practice blending soft, fluffy clouds.

Monet: Meadow with Poplars, 1875
One of my versions.

Claude Monet was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.

Detail from Monet's ' Meadow with Poplars, 1875 ' painted by Sydney artist Peter Inglis. Detail from Monet's ' Meadow with Poplars, 1875 ' painted by Sydney artist Peter Inglis.
Details from my interpretation

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