Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - learn this painting at Inglis Academy
Capture the shimmering light of the morning sun in this masterwork by Claude Monet.

About this session

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

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.

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 sized canvas we use in class, hung in the Inglis Classical frame.

What will we learn in this session?

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

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an interpretation by Peter Inglis. Learn this painting at Inglis Academy
Capture the effects of light on the grass.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an interpretation by Peter Inglis. Learn this painting at Inglis Academy
Learn how Monet portrayed atmospheric perspective.

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 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Another Dream Team who are having great fun in our Gallery Quality Painting stream (L to R): Linda - Naomi - Cherry - Louise - Vendula.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Look at the intensity of colour vibration creating using complementary colours - particularly in the mountains.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Vendula's Monet: Haystacks.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Cherry's painting brought in the feeling of a wintry morning with snow and frost laying thick on the mountains.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Linda used the technique of dragging a fan brush across impasto to tear the paint, creating complex textures in the grass.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Naomi's Monet created the impression of shimmering heat.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Naomi and her Monet.

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student paintings completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Louise's Monet had an intense Turner/Monet-like luminosity in the sky which is almost impossible to capture with a camera. The Art Gallery of N.S.W. has a Monet seascape with a similar palette and execution, and it lights up the entire gallery!

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

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

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

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - student painting completed in one lesson at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com

Resources

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

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