Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how



What is Impressionism? A movement in French painting
What else is it sometimes called? Optical Realism
Why is the word OPTICAL used in the phrase OPTICAL Realism? Because of the artists' interest in the effect of light and movement on the appearance of objects
Why is the word REALISM used in the phrase Optical REALISM? Because of the artists' interest in actual visual experience
What was the Impressionist motto? The human eye is a marvellous instrument
What was at the core of Impressionist art? Fascination with light and movement
How are the effects of surface texture achieved? Brush marks using painterly technique
When did Impressionism begin? The mid 1800s
How was Impressionism different to other art of the time? Artists were less concerned with REALISTIC DETAIL and more concerned with the EFFECTS OF LIGHT
Where did the Impressionist Artists prefer to work? OUTSIDE in the open air
Where did other artists usually prefer to work? INSIDE in a studio
Which Impressionist artist painted images of the same scenes in different weather and at different times of the day? Monet
Which Impressionist artist painted images of ballerinas and also jockeys on racing horses? Degas
Which Impressionist artist painted images of Parisiennes enjoying each others’ company? Renoir
Which Impressionist artist painted images using angled blocks of colour?
Created by: artyspice