Next, state the action step. Make your action step specific, clear and brief. Be sure you can visualize your audience taking the action. If you can’t, they can’t either. Be confident when you state the action step, and you will be more likely to motivate the audience to action.
The Move Toward Modernism: A Look at Monet Chapter 31 Humanities 103 Instructor Beth Camp
“ Suddenly, it was as though a veil had been ripped from my eyes. I understood, I saw, what painting could be! From that moment on, my way was clear, my destiny decreed. I would be a painter no matter what. And I understood nature and I learned at the same time to love it.”
Monet at 18; Boudin introduces him to plein air painting
“When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you -- a tree, a house, a field, or whatever. Merely think: Here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow, and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape, until it gives your own naïve impression of the scene before you.”