This homeschool study includes everything you need for a hands-on approach to learning about famous artist Claude Monet. Did you know he painted a little over 100 water lily paintings over a span of 20 yrs? The Water Lilies and Japanese bridge was painted in 1899.
A Hands-On Homeschool Study Of Famous Artist Claude Monet
Before you go for ice cream and cake in honor of Monsieur Monet on November 14th, let’s delve deeper into his life and how his insistence of making art HIS way has influenced artists for almost a century!
Claude Monet has changed the art world, and almost like the Beatles changed music forever…Monet has graciously, softly, and beautifully colored our lives with his impression of what we couldn’t see before!
Enjoy Famous Artist Claude Monet.
An Overview Of Our Claude Monet Study
Read the Claude Monet Podcast Transcript HERE
- 3:47 The Louvre
- 5:35 Monet and Renoir’s Techniques
- 6:59 Monet’s Study of Light
- 9:29 Water Lilies
Enjoy Nana’s Claude Monet Podcast on YouTube
“I would like to paint the way a bird sings.”Claude Monet
Learn More About Claude Monet In Your Homeschool
These extension lessons will add even more to your study.
- Monet’s Field of Sunflowers from Nana’s A Simple Start in Acrylics
- Impressionism with Monet (his famous lilies) from Nana’s Chalk Pastel Techniques course
- Claude Monet’s London at Twilight on our YouTube channel – along with a tour of Nana’s favorite chalk pastels
- Monet for a Day Art Adventure (Artist Clubhouse members enjoy a wonderful audio story from Around the World Stories!)
Mornings with Monet Art Lesson
“I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it.”-Claude Monet
Nana asks, “Have you ever seen a REAL painting by Monet? I have. And I burst into tears in the museum. I saw his brush strokes on the canvas. If you are an artist, you understand what I am saying. We want you to LOVE what you are learning and have the opportunity to paint with a master like Monet!”
Marvelous Monet! You can paint Claude Monet in his floating studio with Nana!
You ARE an ARTiST Complete Clubhouse members enjoy an accompanying Family Book Club resource with Read Aloud Revival around the beautiful Mornings with Monet book.
Family Style Fine Arts with Monet and Mendelssohn
Family Style Fine Arts! Everyone can enjoy: 6 weeks of plans for both art and music appreciation, planners, overviews and book suggestions, 6 full-color large prints for artist study, every painting has a follow-up project: supplies lists and full instructions provided AND SO MUCH MORE !!!
More info on Monet & Mendelssohn HERE.
Monet Immersive Experience
Tricia’s daughter (Nana’s granddaughter) asked to go to the Monet Immersive Experience to celebrate her birthday. If you have the chance, we highly recommend it! We have also been to the Van Gogh Experience for another family birthday.
Additional Resources For Studying Famous Artists In Your Homeschool
Nana’s Monet lessons are in the Famous Artists series exclusive to the You ARE an Artist Complete Clubhouse.
We offer 47 famous artists video lessons for your homeschool including:
- da Vinci
- Beatrix Potter
… and a new one added about once a month!
And be sure to join Nana in our FREE You ARE an Artist Facebook group and our community on Instagram and all the social media as well.
Nana is passionate about helping you realize you ARE an artist! Not only an artist with chalk pastels but with homeschooling, creative spaces, favorite family recipes and more. Nana also enjoys chatting – especially about art. If you have followed along with any of her You ARE an Artist video art lessons, you know that. She also enjoys sharing photos and thoughts on topics while she is being creative in her studio space on her back porch. That is where she will be chatting with you – from her back porch. It’s Nana’s You ARE an Artist Podcast!
-Special thanks to Erin Vincent and her artists for the beautiful photos. Visit her at Nourishing My Scholar.