Informative Speech Essay

611 Words Jun 24th, 2015 3 Pages
Informative speech

Specific purpose: To inform my audience about Impressionism.
Central Idea: Tell my audience what is Impressionism, how Impressionism comes.
Introduction:
First, Tell my audience about my research.
I. Introduction to Impressionism
1. Impressionism began in Paris in the mid-1800s as a sort of counter- movement to traditional painting techniques. Most artists of that time period painted from models or still life reference inside studios, with every item perfectly arranged and lighted for the best effect. We called them are realism
But the artists who would become known as the Impressionists (including Claude Monet, Mary 5,Camille Pissarro) looked at art a little differently—they wanted to make art as truly
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He used that word “Impressionist” to make fun of those not serious artists.
3. But the Impressionists knew what they wanted to achieve—they were trying to copy real life in a more honest way. They knew that the human eye isn’t able to capture an entire scene in perfect detail, so they allowed their paintings to break down at the edges, or wherever there was movement.
4. The Impressionists also understood that light and shadow are seen in glances and moments, and are ever changing. They began to worry less about smooth transitions of color and more about making the color and contrast stand out, to catch the eye like it would in real life.
5.Example, If you stand back, you can see the forms of the objects in the painting: haystacks, churches, water lilies. But the main subject is the light and color reflected from the haystacks.
II. How to paint like impressionist.
1. For artists, if you want to paint in an Impressionist style it’s easy enough. Try using brighter colors and mixing less on your palette. Also, make shorter strokes with your brush, and set a timer to force yourself to paint quicker.
Conclusion
1. My purpose today was let everybody know what is impressionism and how it comes. And I think, when talking about a painting that looks “unpolished”, or one with lots of bright colors and short brush strokes. you might as well go ahead and say it. “this is Impressionist, isn’t it.”
Work cite
Herbert, Robert L..…