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5th Grade Art Lesson

Casey Trailer

on 13 September 2013

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Transcript of Monet

What did you notice about the paintings?
Claude Monet
Mingling with Monet
Paintings from Monet's collection...
Red Boats at Argenteuil
1840 - 1926
He helped invent an important style of painting called

Many of his paintings were scenic, a lot having to do with the ocean
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. They paint the pictures with a lot of color and most of their pictures are outdoor scenes. Their pictures are very bright and vibrant. The artists like to capture their images without detail but with bold colors.
19th-Century Art movement
Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies
The Artist's Garden at Vetheuil
French Painter
Painting strokes
Type of scenes
Let's look at this one...
What COLORS are used?
What do you see in the painting?
What seems to be the main FOCUS?
What is the painting titled?
Now it's your turn ...
1) Notice the ORIGINAL Monet Piece
"Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies"

2) Get your supplies (Table Getter's)
1 piece of card stock
painters tape
Painters Palette

3) Organize your paints

4) Follow step-by-step Painting instructions

5) Be an Artist, create a masterpiece!
BE and ACT like a Painter
Step 1 - Tape the bridge

With painters tape
On heavy card stock
Position bridge center, from side to side
Step 2 - Mix colors on your painters palettes to get different shades of blues and greens

Greens and blues for the water
Yellow and green for litter areas (ex: sun shining through the trees)
Step 4 - Once the paint is dry:
Add some water lilies at the bottom, still using the "dabbing" technique
Step 5: Carefully remove the painters tape
Step 6: With grey paint, add a little shading under the bridge
Water Lilies: Blend colors to create
Pink, white, purple color tones
Lighter color tones:
Darker color tones:
deep blues
deep greens
Water Lilies - 1916
Nicely done Painters!
Your work
Monet's original Piece
Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies
Today, IWBAT show my understanding of the artistic processes by creating my very own –

Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies
Your Learning Objective:

Step 3 - With a medium size brush
"Dab" the paint on the paper ALL OVER
Overlap dads
Be sure to dab over the bridge
Only dabbing water and trees - NO LILIES YET
Dabbing OVER the taped bridge
Dab techniques
Outdoor scene
To see something quickly
Impressionism means to be:
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