Painting a Monet-inspired Christmas tree.
Remember how I raved about the books of James Mayhew (the Katie series)? We'll one of our favourite books is the Katie Meets the Impressionist [aff. link]. We talked about the style of Monet and why he is called an “impressionist” artist.
And since its Christmas, we use the Christmas tree as an inspiration.
Below, we work together all the time. His and hers.
We dabbed and smeared our drawing paper with green for the tree. He used a pencil to draw a triangle outline as guide which is not visible in the picture. Then we added details for the balls, lights, stars and presents under the tree.
Now here’s a macro look of our tree…