Claude Monet | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

June 3, 2009

Claude Monet | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

Biography I
Claude Monet (CLAWD maw NEH) was born in Paris, France. Even as a young teenager it became apparent that he had artistic ability. He would draw caricatures of his teachers on his schoolwork. A caricature is a drawing that represents the person, but certain features will be exaggerated, or made larger than they actually are. He began to charge people to draw their caricatures and was able to have a steady income and even save some money.

Claude Monet biography continued on GardenofPraise.com


Biography II
Claude Monet (French pronounced [klod mɔnɛ]) also known as Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet (14 November 1840 –5 December 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise.

Claude Monet biography continued on Wikipedia.org


Claude Monet Study Guide
After you have read the biography, you can follow it up with a 7 question free printable worksheet. Questions include, “Why did Monet paint the same scenes over and over again?” and “Why did people call the group of artists “Impressionists”?”

Claude Monet Study Guide from GardenofPraise.com


Free Printable Word Search
Read about Claude Monet and then print a word search worksheet. It’s a great opportunity to review the things you have learned about the artist.

Claude Monet Word Search from GardenofPraise.com


Claude Monet Desktop Wallpaper
Familiarize your kids with great art with  Monet’s Impression, Sunrise desktop wallpaper.

Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet from MakingArtFun.com

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