Impressionist art is where the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. They paint the pictures with a lot of color and most of their pictures are outdoor scenes. Their pictures are very bright and vibrant. The artists like to capture their images without detail but with bold colors.Characteristics of Impressionist painting include visible brushstrokes, open composition, emphasis on light Some of the greatest impressionist artists were Manet, Pissaro, Degas, Sisley, Monet, Morisot and Renoir.
Impressionism was a 19th century art movement that began as a loose association of Frenc artists, who began exhibiting their art in the 1860s
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