Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889

A masterwork from Claude Monet's series of over 50 haystack paintings.

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

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.

Image from "The Impressionists" (2006)
Image from "The Impressionists" (2006).

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 - a student painting at Inglis Academy

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - an interpretation by Peter Inglis. Learn this painting at Inglis Academy
One of my interpretations hanging at The Picture House in Crows Nest.

Video

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

What will we learn in this painting?

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

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