Tag Archives: Impressionism

Musee d’Orsay and Sketching in the Park

Yesterday we spent the day at the d’Orsay Museum. Photos are no longer allowed there, so this will be a image-less post. After a full day we decided that at least one, maybe two more days will be required to … Continue reading

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Art Lessons From A Senior Citizen Semester Abroad

One major purpose of our extended stay in Europe was to advance our knowledge of and skills in painting. To do so we visited museums, watched many DVD’s about famous artists, toured their studios, walked and sometimes painted in the … Continue reading

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In the Footsteps of the Impressionists

Today we went to Etretat, a vacation village nestled between cliffs on the ocean. These cliffs provided inspiration for romantic and impressionist artists in the 19th century. We saw a painting by Turner of these cliffs while we were in … Continue reading

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