Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889

Capture the shimmering light of the morning sun in this masterwork by Claude Monet.

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.

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)

My interpretations

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 size we use in class.

Student interpretations

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

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

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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