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  • 1. IMPRESSIONISM
    WHAT IS IT?
  • 2. What is Impressionism?

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?

    Impressionism started way back in the 19th century in Paris, France. The name of this movement comes from the title of Claude Monet’s work “Impression, Sunrise”
    Characteristics
    Techniques
     Claude Monet
    Video
    Notable Artists
    Wall Wisher
    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
    Monet - Impression
  • 3. Characteristics

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    Impressionist paintings tend to have small, thin brush strokes with an emphasis on accuracy over precision. Light is also a significant factor and how it is captured is key to impressionist work.
    Characteristics
    Techniques
     Claude Monet
    Video
    Notable Artists
    Wall Wisher
    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
    Monet - Stacks of Wheat
  • 4. Techniques

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    Short, thick strokes of paint are used to quickly capture the essence of the subject, rather than its details. The paint is often applied impasto.
    Colours are applied side-by-side with as little mixing as possible, creating a vibrant surface. The optical mixing of colours occurs in the eye of the viewer.
    Grays and dark tones are produced by mixing complementary colours. In pure Impressionism the use of black paint is avoided.
    Wet paint is placed into wet paint without waiting for successive applications to dry, producing softer edges and an intermingling of colour.
    The play of natural light is emphasized. Close attention is paid to the reflection of colours from object to object.
    In paintings made en plein air (outdoors), shadows are boldly painted with the blue of the sky as it is reflected onto surfaces, giving a sense of freshness and openness that was not captured in painting previously. (Blue shadows on snow inspired the technique.)
    Characteristics

    Techniques
     Claude Monet
    Video
    Notable Artists
    Wall Wisher
    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
  • 5. Claude Monet

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    Claude Monet is seen as the father of Impressionism. He was the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.
    Characteristics

    Techniques

     Claude Monet
    Video
    Notable Artists
    Wall Wisher
    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
  • 6. This is where the video would be – it is locate on the wall.
  • 7. Other Notable Artists

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    Pierre-Auguste Renoir FrédéricBazille
    GustaveCaillebotte Mary Cassatt
    Characteristics

    Techniques

     Claude Monet

    Video

    Notable Artists
    Wall Wisher
    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
  • 8. Wall Wisher?

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    Wall wisher is where you will be able to post questions to each other as well as to me about anything school/art related.
    http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/unley-y10-art
    You only have 160 Characters to type with (like twitter). Please put your first name and the initial of your last name as the person writing.
    This PowerPoint will be up there as well as information on when assignments are due etc.
    You will need to put stuff on here for one of your tasks so write the link down!
    Characteristics

    Techniques

     Claude Monet

    Video

    Notable Artists

    Wall Wisher
    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
  • 9. What’s coming up?

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    In the next five weeks you will need to complete the following:
    A review of this PowerPoint presentation.
    A spreadsheet task.
    A colour wheel and a colour chart.
    3 of your own impressionist works.
    On the wall will be a summary of when this will all be due as well as what you will need to include in each.
    Characteristics

    Techniques

     Claude Monet

    Video

    Notable Artists

    Wall Wisher

    What’s Coming Up?
    Your Turn!
  • 10. Now it’s your turn!

    Introduction
    What is Impressionism?


    For the rest of the lesson you can work on your responses to this PowerPoint presentation or begin working on your spreadsheets.
    Your responses will be due on Monday of next week (9th May 2011).
    Your spreadsheets will be due on the Friday of week 2 (13th May 2011).
    Characteristics

    Techniques

     Claude Monet

    Video

    Notable Artists

    Wall Wisher

    What’s Coming Up?

    Your Turn!