Monet: Woman with a Parasol, 1875

Monet: Woman with a Parasol, 1875 - Paint Monet's Woman with a Parasol, 1875 in just one session at Inglis Academy - www.inglisacademy.com
Monet: Woman with a Parasol, 1875

About this session

Paint one of Monet's most loved works. This painting depicts the play of natural light on his wife's dress and green silk lined parasol. We can see the movement of the air in the grass, the sky and in the ribbons across her face.

Materials

  • Provided: Canvas, paint, pencils, brushes & aprons
  • BYO: Sketch book

Resources

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What will we learn in this painting?

You will be surprised at some of the brushstrokes in this impressionist masterpiece. We usually see it in postcard size, or on a postcard, at which size the painting looks like a photograph. Studying this piece will give us insight into the language of effectice photo-realistic painting, which is often not what you expect.

Monet: Woman with a Parasol, 1875
At postcard size the painting looks like a photograph.

  • Chroma
  • Composition
  • Figure Painting
  • Photorealism

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Monet: Woman with a Parasol, 1875
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