A Brief Biography Of Claude Monet And The Impressionism Movement

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Art is something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings. Art can also be expressed in emotions and how that person really feels. When artist start to paint or draw they have to have the skills by experience and observe what they are looking at before they start making art. There are so many famous artists that have created beautiful art such as a really famous man named Claude Monet. Claude Monet was a very famous French painter who was born on November 14, 1840 and had died on December 5, 1926. He was also the second son of Claude Adolphe Monet and Justine Aubree. Claude Monet was one of the founders of a movement called the Impressionism movement with his friends named Renoir, Sisley and Bazille. “On April 1st 1851, Claude had entered the Le Havre secondary school of arts. In his early life he had not accept the traditional approach to landscape painting but copying old masters that he had been learning from his friends. Claude’s first drawing lesson that he undertook was from a man named Jacques-Francois Ochard, a former student of Jacquis-Louis David. In 1856, Monet had met his fellow artist Eugene Boudin who had became his mentor. He was taught how to use oil paint and was taught the techniques for paint “en plein air”. When Claude Monet was 16 years old and left his school, his mother had died on January 28th 1857. He had decided to go live with his aunt, Marie-Jeanne Lecadre who was childless. Claude Monet had traveled to paris to visti “The Louvre” and had witnessed a couple of painters copying from the old masters. He had brought his paints and tools with him and had gone by a window and started painting what he had seen. He had lived in Paris fo... ... middle of paper ... ...established and put in museums. After being in Giverny for over 10 years had gotten land and has token great care of it. He had a small pond that he had made from hand but for some reason his neighbors didn’t like it because they had been afraid that his plants would poison the water. Monet would soon make the pond even bigger then it actually was. Claude Monet hade made the garden like it was somewhere in Japan because the bridges had looked like the ones in Japan, bamboo, and very special flowers. The next painting he had painted was the “Impression Sunrise” and for this painting he had used he had painted it multiple times with using different other colors. He had used an orange, reddish color and then he used a grayish color to see the difference between the two. This painting that he painted was absolutely amazing, even in his eyes he thought it was.

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