Paint Like an Impressionist: Monet's Water Lilies
In this step by step class we will start with beautiful images of Monet's Water Lilies to dazzle and inspire artists to paint their own impressionistic style water lily painting in acrylics paints.
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We will start this class off with a short discussion about Claude Monet. Using Slides I will flip through some of Monet's artwork, especially his famous Water Lilies! 🎨 I will demonstrate this impressionistic painting step by step using a separate camera to show my artwork. With loaded brushes full of 2 or 3 different colors we will mix right on the canvas, which always delights the painter. Using sweeping strokes and quick touches we will leave brushstrokes in the painting in...
2 files available upon enrollmenta pdf will be in the classroom, please print this for class 1 -10x10 canvas or canvas panel 1- paper plate 1- cup of water Paper towel or old rag Brushes: 1 medium flat/shader #10 1 small flat/shader #8 ( I use Simply Simmons, you can get them at Michael's) A picture will be provided in the classroom of the brushes I use so you can get similar sizes. Make sure brushes are firm, press bristles down in one direction, they should spring up firmly. Paints: Craft or acrylic paints (the exact type and color I used in parenthesis , but you can find similar colors if you like) Dark pink (Apple Barrel-fruit punch), white, dark green (Folk Art-sap green) , bright light green ( Folk Art-apple orchard), dark turquois (Folk Art-aqua), light greenish turquoise (Folk Art-succulent), med/dark grey(Ceramcoat-rain grey) yellow ( Apple Barrel sunny day)
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Janine VillarsArtist / Art Instructor
168 total reviews
165 completed classes
I am a full time artist completely in love with creating art , I paint daily and sell my paintings locally and online. I have enjoyed drawing since I was a child and have always had a sketchbook nearby but never took an art class until my...