Monet: More than Haystacks

Ref: C2338938

This course will explore the vast output of work by French Impressionist artist Monet, his background & how his work changed. Will include different aspects of Monet's work, from his early career to his famous series paintings. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Course aim

This course will consider the vast output of work by French Impressionist artist Monet & how his work changed, & his background.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand the background of Monet's life & career
  • Contribute to constructive discussion about the material studied
  • Analyse & discuss a wide range of examples of work Monet
  • Realise the significance of Monet's contribution to Impressionism & to Art generally
  • Consider the ways in which Monet's style changed & how this characterises his career

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • A notebook & pen may be of use for making notes

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • A list of useful background reading will be provided during the course

What can I do next?

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Monet: More than Haystacks


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  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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