Monet: The Early Years Coloring Book

Monet: The Early Years Coloring Book

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Item #: 069932
ISBN: 9780764976698
Grades: PK-AD

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Before impressionist painter Claude Monet painted the famous flowers and water lilies from his garden, he created the paintings in this coloring book. These paintings, usually filled with people (often his family or friends) rather than flowers, are from Monet's early years.

Monet helped found the impressionist movement, which used quick brush strokes to capture fleeting moments in time. But this didn't happen right away. An artist's style tends to grow and change over the years, and these paintings show us how Monet developed his art, how he became the revolutionary artist known around the world today.

A selection of paintings from the exhibition Monet: The Early Years are shown in this coloring book. His original artworks are shown on the insides of the front and back cover. You can use those images for reference, or you can color the images based on your own impressions. Feel free to use the extra pages we've included at the back to experiment and develop your own signature style.

Images

  1. Houses on the Bank of the River Zaan, 1871/1872
  2. The Beach at Trouville, 1870
  3. The Pont Neuf, 1871
  4. The Red Kerchief, c. 1868 - 1873
  5. Regatta at Argenteuil, c. 1872
  6. Still Life with Flowers and Fruit, 1869
  7. The Cradle - Camille with the Artist's Son Jean, 1867
  8. Interior, after Dinner, 1868/1869
  9. Sailboats on the Seine at Petit-Gennevilliers, 1874
  10. Luncheon on the Grass, center panel, 1865 - 1866
  11. Camille on the Beach in Trouville, 1870
  12. Farmyard in Normandy, c. 1863
  13. On the Beach at Trouville, 1870 - 1871
  14. Luncheon on the Grass, left panel, 1865 - 1866
  15. Meditation (Madame Monet on the Sofa), c. 1871
  16. On the Bank of the Seine, Bennecourt, 1868
  17. Still Life with Melon, c. 1872
  18. The Artist's Son, 1868
  19. The Landing Stage, 1871
  20. Springtime, c. 1872
  21. Seascape, Storm, 1866
Category Description for Artist Coloring Books:

Realistic coloring books for the serious crayon enthusiast! Even your older kids will enjoy this series. Line drawings of works by these famous artists are to be colored with pencil or crayon by your own young artists. Let them experiment with different media and techniques, or try to recreate the original then frame it in your learning space. Inside the front and back covers are color prints of the 22 paintings. Use these to recreate the masterpieces, or use your own colors and see how they compare to the original. In comparison to the Color Your Own Masterpieces collection, this set has a more simplistic outline of the original art. Color Your Own... is more detailed overall, but the series contains more books with compilations of multiple artists while this series offers more artist-specific books. I would say to choose by the artists or periods you want to study. Both brands are quite good. ~ Sara




Primary Subject
Art/Crafts
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9780764976698
EAN
717195247294
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Pomegranate Communications
Weight
0.55 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.94" x 8.5" x 0.19"
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