Oscar-Claude Monet was a French artist, born in 1840. Monet was the founding father of Impressionist Monet wanted to be an artist from a young child. He started art classes at the age of ten, by the age of fifteen he was selling his caricatures around town for twenty francs each.
In 1890, he was doing well enough to purchase his famous property in Giverny. Here he built a studio, greenhouse, gardens and lily ponds, which would become the subject of his most famous works; in these famous works he explored colour, light and atmosphere. The art activities in this module will experiment with colour and light through paint application and layering methods; caricatures will also be explored.
Suitable for Victorian Curriculum Levels: F – 6
Kylie began her professional career working on special exhibitions at the NGV including the Van Gogh, Brett Whitely and Matisse exhibitions. Her passion for people, art and culture saw her become a dedicated traveller. For over ten years she balanced working as a secondary art teacher, travelling and working in galleries. During this time Kylie worked for the TATE Gallery in London on several major shows, including the Mondrian and Turner shows.
Kylie now balances her time between teaching, making art and working as a consultant for Zart. She is currently working on a new Zart Online Professional Learning Series and travels internationally to present Professional learning workshops.
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Claude Monet – Online Learning Module 1:Painting Water Lillies
This activity explores developing different painting effects, with a focus on mark making and layering colour. Students will create an individualised response to one of the most iconic artistic subjects in modern art history.
Claude Monet – Online Learning Module 2: Paper & Paint – Monet’s Water Lilies
Create a mixed media response to Monet’s water lily paintings. Students will focus on experimenting with the application of paint, mark making and trying to represent the look and feel of water. This is followed by adding low relief collage – all using a paper bag as a surface.
Claude Monet – Online Learning Module 3: Box of Water Lillies
Using a miniature display cardboard box, students will decorate and add sculptural elements to create a 3D response to Monet’s Water Lilies. This activity focuses on using collage and paper construction techniques.
Claude Monet – Online Learning Module 4: Make a Monet Pond
Explore colour and mark making to create a Monet inspired pond with water, plants and fish! This activity focuses on colour theory, stencilling, application of materials and mixed media image construction.
Claude Monet – Online Learning Module 5: Monet’s Caricatures
As well as being one of the founders of impressionism, Monet as a teenager was a keen caricaturist! Using Monet’s Caricatures as inspiration, students will develop tracing and rendering illustration skills by replicating one of Monet’s works.