Monet - subtle contrast between red and green, and creation of green out of grays using relative colors, mid tone through drastic high and low temperature balance, canvas shape allows a lot of background with a close foreground

Claude Monet - Subtle contrast between red and green, and creation of green out of grays using relative colors, mid tone through drastic high and low temperature balance, canvas shape allows a lot of background with a close foreground.

Water lilies by Claude Monet // saw this in person at Museé D'Orsay in Paris. Do this on a black canvas

Pink Water Lilies by Claude Monet Blue Water Lilies by Claude Monet Nymphéas, Claude Monet

n 1893, Monet, a passionate horticulturist, purchased land with a pond near his property in Giverny, intending to build something "for the pleasure of the eye and also for motifs to paint." The result was his water-lily garden.

Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies, 1899 Claude Monet (French, Oil on canvas; Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs.

Claude Monet - Housed of Parliament, with the sun breaking through the fog

Claude Monet - Housed of Parliament, with the sun breaking through the fog warm/cool contrast

Claude Monet - Contarini Palace, Venice                                                                                                                                                      More

Claude Monet - Contarini Palace, Venice-- Impresionismo del S. XIX I love the reflections on the water and the unity of blue throughout!

Vincent Van Gogh - a huge favourite of mine, so evocative of our first summer and inspired my first wall tree.

Vincent Van Gogh - Blossoming Almond Tree my favorite Van Gogh painting in the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam

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