Monet - subtle contrast between red and green, and creation of green out of grays using relative colors, mid tone through drastic high and low temperature balance, canvas shape allows a lot of background with a close foreground More
Claude Monet, "Water Lilies". French Impressionist painter, Have at home framed and had another in my classroom -Mari
n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.
Water lilies by Claude Monet // saw this in person at Museé D'Orsay in Paris. Do this on a black canvas
Teaching Elementary: Spring winds/ weather: Vincent van Gogh and the Colors of…
Water Lilies (detail) by Claude Monet More
1/18/16- To do something meaningful. Seems like a long hard journey that isn't worth it. However, if I can leave something bright, beautiful and heartfelt behind it might be worth it. After all, this little painting Van Gogh made stirs hope in me that happiness and joy that I have only glimpsed from a distance could be mine. And it should be others' too.
Recreate Five Masterpiece Paintings: Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh