These large white Matilija poppies from Ojai, California, are captured in impressionistic brush strokes and lively colors by modern impressionist Erin Hanson. The thick texture of the oil paint and confident brush strokes create a tapestry of color and texture across the canvas that keeps the eye ever-moving through the scene.
It is no secret that I love the impressionist movement. But how exactly do you paint in an impressionist style? Many artists seem to use it as an excuse to paint sloppily. But really, impressionism is just a relaxed form of realism in my opinion. Accuracy is still extremely important in impressionism. In this post,