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1 Impressionist Artist World Geography 8 th Grade Mrs. Reed via Mrs. Barker

2 Impressionist Art  Impressionist art is a style in which the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it.

3 Impressionist  They paint the pictures with a lot of color and most of their pictures are outdoor scenes. Their pictures are very bright and vibrant.

4 Focus of the Artists  The artists of the movement worked mostly outdoors and strived to capture the variations of light at differing times throughout the day.

5 Impressionist Artists  They emphasized sunlight, shadows, and direct and reflected light. In order to produce vibrant colors, they applied short brush strokes of contrasting colors to the canvas, rather than mixing hues on a palette.

6 The Artists  The artists like to capture their images without detail but with bold colors. Some of the greatest impressionist artists were Edouard Manet, Camille Pissaro, Edgar Degas, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot and Pierre Auguste Renoir.

7 Manet  Manet influenced the development of impressionism. He painted everyday objects.

8 Pissaro & Sisley  Pissaro and Sisley painted the French countryside and river scenes

9 Degas  Degas enjoyed painting ballet dancers and horse races.

10 Morisot-female  Morisot painted women doing everyday things

11 Renoir  Renoir loved to show the effect of sunlight on flowers and figures.

12 Monet  Monet was interested in subtle changes in the atmosphere.

13 Monet  This famous painting, Sunrise,was painted by Claude Monet.

14 Monet  He displayed it at a Paris art show and because of the patchy texture, it caused one critic to call the whole show impressionist, which gave the movement it's name.

15  Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post- Impressionist artist.[1] Some of his paintings are now among the world's best known, most popular and expensive works of art. DutchPost- Impressionist[1]artDutchPost- Impressionist[1]art



18 Van Gogh

19 Questions  Which artist do you prefer?  Do you like their color palettes?  Which was your favorite picture?  How would explain the difference between paintings and photographs?

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