You knew this one, of course. Being both a musician and now an artist, I’m quite familiar with impressionism. I’ve … More
Tag: Claude Monet
Monet on an Overcast Day
I keep an “Inspirations” folder on my computer desktop. As I’m browsing photo reference sites and come across landscape scenes … More
Do You See Any Difference?
Yesterday, I presented a “High-Key” study — a lake scene done using the lightest values from our traditional value scale. … More
Value Ranges – High Key Quick Study
I’ll start right off by saying that I’m not sure I really understand what I’m doing here. Of course, there … More
“I Must Have Flowers”
My husband and I have recently planted a lot of flowers. Some were plants we bought, others we’ve planted from … More
Characteristics of an Impressionist painting include distinctive brush strokes, vivid colors, ordinary subject matter, candid poses and compositions and most importantly, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities and unusual visual angles.